Heavy/Scratch: shapeways upgrades...

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  1. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    UPDATE: sidearm sideswipe blades photos featuring sidearm sideswipe(i was using rid arcee), and info about storage

    UPDATE
    update with some old models, thanks to ryoku for the photos, and of course the paint job on the models, is just awesome, thanks dude, you rock
    so here they are
    you can get them here
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    my very first model and a variation of it
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    UPDATE:
    VERSION 2 AVAILABLE
    ROTF VOYAGER Starscream hand and elbow upgrade

    ok this morning they arrived and i announced it on
    Update with in hand photos

    Revenge of the fallen voyager starscream hands upgrade and hunt for the decepticons deluxe sidearm sideswipe
    both work but, i have to make some tweaks to make the hands have a little bit more friction on the balljoints
    and the swords are beautiful but need a little more clearance to allow the hands go in properly
    will revisit some other models, maybe i can do something to make them better
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    Updated
    hands assembly guide
    sorry for the so badly drawn arrows
    you can add a pin on the new elbow joint but it do not require it, but though many would like the option
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  2. cnomis

    cnomis Well-Known Member

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    what class they belong to? wait for the install pics
     
  3. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    sideswipe for deluxe(though i do not have the hftd
    i just ordered them to test some things i wasnt totally sure about
    the hands are for the voyager(no, they are not and do not look the same as the ones fakebuster did)
    sideswipe blades work but since i edited the handle to be closer to save space they rub against the fists an are a little bit difficult to get on(i used bumblebee and other figures to test it XD)
    starscream hands are sturdier than i though they would be and fell great but there is a detail that didnt carried over too well, and some balljoints are a little bit loose because i think i made the ballcup a little bit too big, working on that, though they do fold up as intended on vehicle mode, and of course they look beautiful on the figure, no photos because i was tired and now we are at night and well, my camera doesnt really take good pictures at this time -_-, maybe tomorrow so you see exactly how they look installed on
     
  4. Incedius

    Incedius Well-Known Member

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    Looking good. Which deluxe sideswipe?
    There're just... so many...
    I really like those hands... Where is this flip out portion to hold 5mm weapons you mentioned? Really interested to see how that works.
     
  5. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    I like what you're doing with those blades, might try to get some for mine, when I get around to actually repainting my other one.
     
  6. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    first post edited
    and yeah gotta work on the handle and i found a way to store the weapon, sideswipe (hunt for the decepticones deluxe sidearm sideswipe) have 3mm c-clip bars on the legs, may use it as storage
     
  7. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    oh right forgot to take pictures of the flip out 5mm portion on the hands XD
    sorry
    i made it because i wanted it to have that option, but the hand would have been too thick to fold up in jet mode, solution, flip out mechtech handle
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  8. wwoptimusprime

    wwoptimusprime Till all are one

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    I want to see it installed. Please?
     
  9. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    I'm definitely interested in the Sideswipe blades!
    Any chance you could make the Starscream elbow joints available separate from the rest of the hands? I already have fakebusker's hands and don't want to order a whole new set, but would still be interested in just the elbows...
     
  10. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    Do the swords store in vehicle mode?
     
  11. f-primusunicron

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    ok, the blades will store in vehicle mode, and wont need to be removed for transformation though of course to use them XD
    and for the installed elbows and hands for starscream here they are
    will make tighter the joints on the wrist to hold big weapons like the shown up
    sorry i was distracted and assembled the wrong elbow XD
    it still works but doesnt collapse all the way, dont worry it woks i just got to do something else so i just didnt fix it XD
    anyway the new elbow extend a little bit more than the original and of course a little comparison between the hands
    you will notice the shoulders are backward, the mod is just sand the black tab that prevents the shoulder to move up all the way, once done you can move it all the way up, then rotate down, this will allow better positioned arms, and with the new elbows and hands, it will look just awesome XD
    of course they fold up in jet mode,, in a very different way than fakebuster's...again
    the hands may look a little bit smaller than the originals but if you look a the picture(first post) they are the same size, weird isnt it?
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    oh right, sorry, this is the photo with the wrong elbow XD i was in a hurry when i assembled it, that i forgot it was the left elbow, not the right, anyway, still works, of course the other one works better XD
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    Holy crow - Prices?
     
  13. Incedius

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    Wow that "flip out" 5mm peg is brilliant! How well does it hold stuff? I'm worried that it might become loose over time but it's still really well designed to overcome the constraint of space
     
  14. f-primusunicron

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    actually this version can hold very well though it doesnt on weapons with short handles(i made the 5mm clip a little bit thighter to hold better the weapons with any handle length so it is not a problem anymore)
    the price...well except the obvious 15 bucks of the shipping
    it is like 11 dls for the hands and 7 for the swords
     
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    Not too shabby - any pics of Sidearm Sideswipe?
     
  16. f-primusunicron

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    sorry but i do not have the sidearm sideswipe mold(im sure i have already said that) the swords were made to be used by standard 5mm hands, and of course a c-clip to peg in sidearms sideswipe leg
    yeah it doesnt make sense i ordered it for a figure i do not have, but that is why i ordered it to fix everything i could before somebody WITH the figure bought it
     
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    those hands are pretty awesome
     
  18. zeroinferno

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    I love the hands, any chance starscream will get his saw blade? :) 
     
  19. f-primusunicron

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    actually yes, im doing a weapon set, but because i was working on the improvements for the hands i havent finished it
    it will have the 6 missile weapon, the gatling, the two arm missiles(like the leader one) the saw, the blades the fastactionbattlers/comic/concept have, and will be able to use the actual missile the toy comes with, and actually they kinda have the g1 nullray look when inserted on the launchers so i will skip giving him nullray XD
    as you may have noticed mine doesnt have one of the landing gears, i could have done one before i ordered the hands but ah, i actually will do because i think some may have lost them XD
     
  20. f-primusunicron

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