Heavy/Scratch: Shapeways: FOC Bruticus upgrade kit (more game-accurate)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by echotransformer, Jan 26, 2013.

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What are your thoughts on how to release this kit?

Poll closed May 7, 2013.
  1. Get Shapeways done by Spring. Painting req'd, but it will be quickly available for all 5 FOC molds

    31 vote(s)
    17.6%
  2. Take up to 1 year to design & release via 3rd party. I can WAIT so I don't have to PAINT.

    81 vote(s)
    46.0%
  3. Do both Shapeways (release soon) and 3rd party. (KO's will likely happen but I want the original)

    61 vote(s)
    34.7%
  4. I just want SOMETHING to fix my Bruticus--a low-priced knockoff is all I need

    3 vote(s)
    1.7%
  1. echotransformer

    echotransformer Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much for those kind words.

    BING!!! You got it!!! Yes, YOTS Fatimus. I know, I know, a pretty strange upgrade to make...but I wanted to try it to learn about ball joints, so I figured, what the hell? ;) 

    I'll post some digimockups!

    Thanks man.
     
  2. Slimshadow457

    Slimshadow457 Well-Known Member

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    Another possible turd polish by none other than echo?? Am I going to have to get this guy too?? I was planning on getting Wing Saber to go along with my YOTS Fatimus, but I just gotta see your stuff now!!
     
  3. echotransformer

    echotransformer Well-Known Member

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    ^^ Actually Wing Saber goes nicely with YOTS Fatimus--you can do the blue limbs for the legs and white/red limbs for the arms it looks great.

    Here's before and after:

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    He can bend at the knees too! And the legs_should_attach in vehicle-mode...I'll test the arms when they arrive with the new FOC kit. :) 

    Again, not sure how popular this will be...Fatimus isn't exactly well loved...and he still looks fat...but it was a fun project...
     
  4. tformer0607

    tformer0607 Home in CT!

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    damn! That makes him look great now if only that beer gut could be taken care of
     
  5. daimchoc

    daimchoc Well-Known Member

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    I only have the Energon one... I'll likely get it. ;) 
     
  6. Quantum25

    Quantum25 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, Fatimus is looking good now, even the beer gut doesn't seem as bad. His head still looks small, wonder how it looks with the helmet flipped up.

    Now I'm going to have to get a energon Optimus.
     
  7. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 GATTAI Moderator News Staff

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    Now I need that Energon Megs and Prime two pack that's just shelfwarming at my local comicshop. Cause that looks kickass!
     
  8. ruinationawaken

    ruinationawaken Well-Known Member

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    The prime in that set is a completely different mold so this set wont work on that one.
     
  9. Verboten

    Verboten Car mode rolling specialist

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    Wow this is brilliant! I don't have a lot of knowledge of this set but does the elbows have articulation?
     
  10. bacon4e

    bacon4e Resident Cheesehead

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    Awww man. The leg on my energon Fatimus just broke off :( 
     
  11. Slimshadow457

    Slimshadow457 Well-Known Member

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    >.< Dammit I need to get YOTS Prime now... I think I'll get this set for an Energon Optimus, then put Wingsaber on YOTS. :p 
     
  12. Automaster

    Automaster Eye Heart TF's!!

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    I have a stupid question. Is that mockup the manner in which shapeways will produce and ship it to us? So we will need to cut the parts away from each other right? Just asking. Looks great, I'm glad you're so passionate about this.
     
  13. ryanlb

    ryanlb Well-Known Member

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    Huh, that's cool. I currently only display Energon Prime in one of his combined modes, either with his drones or with Wing Saber, as currently. but I'd be interested in these add ons too.
     
  14. closetrat

    closetrat Well-Known Member

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    Never wanted this mold - but you have finally given me a pang of regret...

    Excellent work mate, simply great.
     
  15. GaussGunner

    GaussGunner Ukrainian Convoy

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    Idead for a Runation ad-don kit.

    Hi, i have idea for you future Runation ad-don kit.
    1 Hand cannor for roadbuster.
    2 New Chest and torso.
    3 Legs.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. GaussGunner

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    [​IMG]

    WIP :) 
     
  17. echotransformer

    echotransformer Well-Known Member

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    No, the Shapeways parts will be white, you'll need to paint. In this kit you don't have to cut the parts apart...I only have to do that with kits that have many small parts.

    Thanks. I'll be creating a specific thread for this soon. :) 

    Thanks!

    Wow, you're light years ahead of me. Nice mockup! I won't be getting to this until the standard kit is done and available.

    But again, that's cool.
     
  18. GaussGunner

    GaussGunner Ukrainian Convoy

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    Thank you! I know you now engaged on this project, and I see that Kit is already coming to the final! But I will continue to paint the future concept of ad-don :) 
     
  19. GaussGunner

    GaussGunner Ukrainian Convoy

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    Update!

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    Added:
    1 Back Guns.
    2 Left Hand.
    3 Pants :) .
     
  20. maxlovesamber

    maxlovesamber TF Addict.

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    You should make your own thread for this set :)  Don't want everything getting mixed up here lol. Good start too.