Minor/Repaint: SIEGE Optimus Prime roof top cut

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  1. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    I guess, many of us don't like the roof top, so I have cut some pieces off.
    I will then sand them off next week and repaint the figure...I´m not quite sure if the longer smokestacks will stay like this or if I´ll do some other... IMG_1010.jpeg IMG_1011.jpeg IMG_1012.jpeg
     
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  2. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    The whole silhouette of the truck mode looks way better. Too back it takes this much work to get him to this stage.

    zmog
     
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  3. Shepard Prime

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    Nice job. I like the length of the stacks but maybe make them a tad thinner tho'? I think thicker stacks on this would look aces and far better than really thin ones. But if you could get them slightly thinner somehow, I think it'll be perfect.
     
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    If you DO leave it like that, I guess it fits the whole "battle damage" theme they were going for... =) Good stuff!
     
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    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    I wouldn't cut the stacks off, but I'd try moving them down a bit to where that red ridge appears
     
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    Much better. Nice work!
     
  7. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    THX man.I have just taken a glance at my Diaclone Convoy I bought when I was 12...

    I´ll think of a resolution...

    Good hint

    I don't know if I have the time to hold some new ones.
    Maybe someone capable of CAD can do some new shoulder pads and offer them via Shapeways...

    THX
     
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    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    Just a quick mod to the smokestacks...How about length ? Size okay or too tall?
    I thought thicker would look more aggressive ... IMG_1032.jpg
     
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  9. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    I don't know if ANY of the designers of Hasbro watch here, but they did a marvellous job with the SIEGE line. I only bought OP and Megatron so far, but will buy more soon.
    Have you noticed that the backpack can easily be removed by pulling it to the right side (on the hinge)?
    Neat idea...
     
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    Thickness is good. Height might be too tall.
     
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    I gotta agree, thickness is great but it's a little to tall.
     
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    Now that i've seen it done, i've got to get myself a Prime to mod to

    Very well done good sir
     
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    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    I've cut them down.

    I've cut them down.
    THX.
     
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    Hopefully not too much. Looks great in alt mode with the stacks that high.
     
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    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    See for yourself here:

     
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    Yeah, that looks gooooood! <----good not god. :) 
     
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    That looks really good. Nice job.
     
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    Shortened smokestacks

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    I like that he doesnt look square down to his waiste anymore. Will probably do something similar :) 
     
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    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    Yes. He looks fantastic now.IMO