Heavy/Scratch: Rescue bots Rescue pets articulated & How i did with revoltech joints

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  1. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    This is a project that I did because I found these nice guys in a discount store; I found them cute, and since I already have three character custom (Air Blades, Medix and Hotshot), I decided to expand the family.

    These figures have almost no articulation; They are almost a block, with little articulation to become weapons.
    What I did was separate the parts equivalent to the legs of the torso, and eliminate the least amount of parts, since the idea was to include few extras.

    Valor (the lion) was the first one I made, and it was difficult since it is practically two pieces of very compact plastic and when making a cut I would lose a lot of the body. With this in mind I separated the legs and divided the torso into two parts , keeping the original head and chest shape. I put an additional piece to join torso and abdomen, which is joined with metal pins.

    Swift (the cheetah) was the second. His legs are very thin, so i couldn't cut them at the elbow joint because he had nowhere to put joints. I separated the head-torso piece from the tail and put a long piece to join and make it longer.

    For Fireplug (the white dog) I separated the legs divided each one in two; the head was intact, and I added a piece to be the torso. In this case I could put a joint in the knee-elbow.

    Servo (The Yellow Dog) was the last. I could also divide the legs with an elbow-knee joint. I used the original torso drill, separated the head and put a joint, so he can move his head; I also put a long piece, which acts as a abdomen and the hind legs are put on it.

    With a manual drill I made the holes to put the joints; With them, each one can do various poses, and all have unique movements. For example, Servo can turn the head, Valor can stand on its hind legs and tilt the neck, Swift can bend the torso and Fireplug can lie down. Now I feel that they look better and that their new appearance does not change the spirit of the characters.

    I included photos of the process of joining pieces (I apologize but I had never made a record and I don't know if it is understood), comparisons of before and after, and photos of the complete equipment so far.

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  2. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

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    Great work! i love seeing upgrades like this.

    what'd you use for the joints?
     
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    Nice work, great to see stuff like this. You got anymore rescue bot customs coming?
     
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  4. Heriatan

    Heriatan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you! I use revoltech joints.
     
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    Oh thanks. I really want to make more, but depends to what i see on stores. If i see more, i make more.