Minor/Repaint: ROTB optimus & other studio series customs

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Yeo Chong Kiat, May 4, 2023.

  1. electronicosmosis

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    Hey! Just finally got my hands on this KO SS102. I'm just wondering, since the original hands attach with the mushroom peg going INTO the hands rather than OUT OF the hands: How DID you attach the gundam hands exactly... so that they could still be tucked in for transformation?... o_O 
     
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  2. Yeo Chong Kiat

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    Hope this photo shows it:
    - Used a penknife to hollow out a cavity for the post/stump to peg into the Dalin gundam hands.

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  3. Yeo Chong Kiat

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    A bit late to the party, but i'm finally done with this guy.
    It's only logical to start with the classic shot:

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  4. Yeo Chong Kiat

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    SS110 Shockwave:
    - Set out to correct the 2 main flaws he's got: bicep rotation(obviously) and his lack of girth around the hips.
    - Went with a pair of mushroom joints from my good ol' SS38 KO donor bot; wanted to try SideSwipe154's balljoint mod but ran out of balljoints.
    - Transplanted hip skirts from yolopark AMK prime; and added bits all around the waist/hips/butt to bulk him up mid-section
    - Added some 'gills' on the undersides of his shoulder blades for more screen accuracy; & executed @Dachande's shoulder blade swivel mod (Thanks!)
    - Shoutout to @cloudballoon for his handcannon hose position mod as well.

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    Dude, how are you this good?

    Good work!
     
  6. Yeo Chong Kiat

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    A couple more pics:

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    Thanks man
     
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    So it looks like you flipped the inner piece around and are just making use of the peg on the other side. During transformation, these do have to peg into the front part of the truck... so it's essentially a case of "partsforming," right? Which is fine, don't get me wrong, but I'm hoping to find a solution that allows transformation without that. I'm wondering if it would be better to just remove the original fist, drill a hole in its place, and use some of the Dalin parts to 'mount' it. The only concern then is, how to do that in such a way that the wrist will also be able to rotate. Hmm. o_O 

    I suppose you might be able to file down the mushroom peg to the same size, and use the same hands? They won't be 'attached' per se, but that would at least be a start.....
     
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    Thanks! It felt good to finally complete the 4 of them.
     
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    Yup, its definitely partsforming. The dalin gundam hands don't hold any weapons well at all, so i flip out the original hands whenever i need Prime to wield his ion blaster.
     
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    There is a 3d printed kit to make his robot mode look like the transformers one robot mode
     
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    Absolutely incredible, it's so... logical.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Here's what I'm currently working on:
    - Got inspired by Pled-trout94's SS105 Mirage god-level mod (https://t.co/eX9eggCryX); but it dawned on me pretty damn fast that i lack the necessary skills to replicate his modifications
    - So decided to dekibble him and make him less of an eyesore. Objective is still to keep him transformable but with EXTENSIVE partsforming as a cop out. (i assume all the removed kibble can be clipped back on for transformation SOMEHOW)
    - WIP so far: made his manboobs less protruding; sculpted some lego bits addons to improve his chest representation
    - Frankly i have no clear idea how this will go, just mucking around along the way
    - To-do:
    1. Add more details around his chest and waist;
    2. Back attachment whereby the wheels can be mounted, and removed for transformation
    3. Do something about his toes, so that he doesn't look like he's standing on tiptoes

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    I finally got my SS Shockwave today and right away I went here to see if u have customised Shockwave and u did not disappoint! Great work as aways
     
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