Minor/Repaint: The Best of Both WFC Megatrons

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by ubertenorman, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. ubertenorman

    ubertenorman Well-Known Member

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    I didn't like the proportions of either WFC Megatron so I combined bits of the two to make a better version.

    The torso, arms and head are from Earthrise Megs, the rest is Siege. It was more work than I thought it'd be but I think it's worth it. I had to trim some parts to fit the backpack and had to move the waist swivel peg back about 4 mm.

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  2. autobot prowl

    autobot prowl Well-Known Member

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    Nice work! Personally I would paint the black bits black to get rid of the crappy battle damage but it looks good as is
     
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  3. Tprime

    Tprime Well-Known Cybertronian

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    Looks good, as if it came off the factory line just like that. I like what you did with Soundwave's blaster in Megatron's tank mode to extend the barrel
     
  4. Robowang

    Robowang I don't have AIDS

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    I like it! But I do miss the treads of ER Megs. Those are actually nice treads minus the "battle damage" paint.

    Also surprised someone else prefers the ER head besides me. Everyone I read seems to prefer the Siege head.
     
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  5. peteynorth

    peteynorth TFW2005 Supporter

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    So am I to understand that ER Megs is more 'long-bodied' than Siege Megs? I only have Siege, and his torso is too short/squat compared to his legs (to the point where I bought and installed a lower waist extender for the mold). So if ER has a longer torso, then goodie for me as the waist-extender I bought would ruin ER's tank mode even if it were to fit like Siege's, but lots of ways to extend the legs, most easily being leaving the feet v-shaped and adding half a cm.
     
  6. ubertenorman

    ubertenorman Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the kind words :) 

    Yes, Seige has longer legs but a squat torso and Earthrise has a longer torso but shorter legs

    I like the ER treads but they're really bulky in bot mode
    I could go either way with the heads tbh but I think ER has more of a buckethead and it has a bit more personality
     
  7. Shepard Prime

    Shepard Prime Autobot and N7 for life

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    I would've went with the Seige head but otherwise, this is brilliant.
     
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  8. Robowang

    Robowang I don't have AIDS

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    Is it the upper legs or lower legs that are longer on Siege? Or are both halves longer than their ER equivilents?equivalents?

    I am wondering if I could change out the thighs but keep the treads instead of Siege hovernothings.
     
  9. Hyoumaru

    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    Curious if you could elaborate on what parts you had to trim to make all this work, since the results look REAL nice.
     
  10. Robowang

    Robowang I don't have AIDS

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    I measured both figures. There are no height differences in the lower or upper legs. The only height differences are the waist and torso; ER has a taller torso while Siege has a taller waist. To get the most height (which is not the point of the custom in this thread, being very nice regardless of height) you really only have to give the Siege waist to ER Megs. Not sure if that would affect transformation or not.