Renderform MTMTE Tailgate's Hoverboard

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  1. N_M_S

    N_M_S Well-Known Member

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    Paid my invoice earlier today. 2 Tailgate versions, 1 Cyclonus...

    And my Stunticons guns were delivered today. (I've got to go get them from the building office before it closes!) :mail 

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  2. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    43 of the 50 hover boards for the 3rd run have been pre-ordered. Don't miss out, you can still pre-order on Renderform.com. Here are some behind the scenes photos with production under way. As well as a look at the lucky draw version of the hover board, before being prepped and assembled.
     

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  3. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    An update for those who ordered the hover boards. The 2nd run will be shipping out tomorrow for everyone who made a payment already. 3rd run is in production, and is planned to ship around wednesday, a head of schedule. The third run is also sold out, and I've started a 4th run pre-order. I'm only making the hover boards available until the next new Renderform custom is announced. So get your pre-order in now. I *may* offer a select amount to some online retailer friends to carry, but the retail price will be higher than $15, with them.

    Here are some more behind the scenes photos. For those wondering about the green bath, the parts are in, thats for cleaning off the mold release. I scrub each part, pat down with a towel, and let it air dry, before gluing them. A process I do for all the parts I make for any project.
     

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    Calabask Waspinator Cultist

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    Nice!
     
  5. wetwithwaterwings

    wetwithwaterwings Well-Known Member

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    Very cool. I always enjoy seeing the process. Your design time lapse was an enjoyable watch. How do we determine which run our orders belong to?
     
  6. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks for checking out the video.

    As for the runs, when you submit your order, you get an email confirmation for it. It lists the items you ordered, and for the Future Board, it would have listed which run.

    Something like that.
     
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  7. Honesty

    Honesty honestly, Honesty!

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    These look great! Do you still have plans for a more IDW-ish heads for the MMC fembots? I been holding out hope for forever D: lol
    I'd especially like a head like this for Elita (MMC Eupatorium)*

    *picture attached below
     

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    Paid for the board. I have only just got to that part in the comics (yes I am behind) so now I had to have this.
     
  9. Strike Creamsicle

    Strike Creamsicle Likes the G2 neon lights TFW2005 Supporter

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    Venksta, I love how your setup gives the impression of a mad scientist. It seems appropriate somehow.

    "Yes, yes... soon there will be little plastic weapons for ALL OF MY MINIONS!" (cue evil laugh and thunder crash)
     
  10. DJW107PRIME

    DJW107PRIME Autobot Hero

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    Man that's dope.
     
  11. dominusveritas

    dominusveritas Arizonacon™

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    That lucky draw is sweet!!
     
  12. NormanB

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    I broke down and bought a Tailgate on Amazon today in anticipation.
     
  13. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, I do have plans for "upgrade kits". I actually want to change other parts, like the chest and shoulder pads for each one, to make them more unique. The only problem is I need a 3D printer, as the parts I've designed are a bit more complicated for my current method of creating things. Once I have it, I can move forward with the fembot kits. I didn't think of a new head for Elita-1, but I'll consider it for sure.

    Haha, thanks!

    Hehe, cool. :) 

    Update:

    2ND run of the Hover Boards are shipping today. I'll send email confirmations later tonight. Here are some more behind the scenes photos.
     
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    I can't wait to get my 3D printer for just that reason. Unfortunately it means I will have to learn how to design 3D models lol
     
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    These are so going to look crazy cool with Maketoys Tailgate.
     
  16. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher "She wanted nothin', and I delivered." TFW2005 Supporter

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    Very nice!
     
  17. Honesty

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    Yeah. He needs to be released like yesterday!
     
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    Don't forget the Nightbird head for Shadow Azalea... ;) 
     
  19. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am eagerly awaiting Ages Three and Up to get their stock in, so I can go pick mine up and take some photos. :) 


    So the 2nd run of the hover boards shipped out yesterday for all paid orders. Email confirmations were sent. I'm currently looking good to ship out the 3rd run of the boards by Friday. I got close to half of the hover boards done already.

    Here are some more photos from yesterday, and a look at some crudely drawn sketches on the back of some of the cards. I need to use a better sharpie next time. XD
     

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  20. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    The 3rd run of Hoverboards have begun shipping out. I'll have all paid orders finished shipping by Friday.

    I have also decided to discontinue the hover boards after this Friday, December 11th. I've made close to 250 pieces, between all the versions, and not counting all the defected parts. I'm at the burn out stage now, and its a good time to stop for me. If there is further interest, I do have "B" grade hover boards, and parts already casted, which I can sell at a discount pricing. I'll cross that road, when the time comes. In the mean time, if you're still on the fence, you have under 3 days to pre-order it. The Cyclonus boards are already sold out.

    As well, a lot of customers from the 2nd run have started receiving their boards. Here is an awesome photo from Jason Juarez, showing off how Maketoys' RearEnd looks with the hover board.

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