Minor/Repaint: Titans Return Megatron

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  1. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I repainted this figure finally. I hate the whole headmaster gimmick as well as turning non-headmaster characters into headmasters. Although I could not really de-headmasterrize this figure, I did give him a new head. It still has to pop off for the alt modes but I like it better than the original.

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  2. Waveblast

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    Both your Optimus and Megatron look stunning
     
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  3. Bass X0

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    Still a classic 80s gimmick, and imagine how short the line would be if they ONLY had returning Headmasters.
     
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  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I still hated it in the 80's as a kid and still hate it now. So? lot of their lines are short.
     
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    Slick paints man!
     
  6. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    More alt mode pics...

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    You must be so fun at parties.
     
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  8. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    And this comment applies to my custom how?
     
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  9. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Looking sharp! Nice work!
     
  10. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    looks great
     
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    NICELY DONE!
    Masterful work :) 
     
  12. the_last_toltek

    the_last_toltek technobot

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    great paint job
     
  13. heltskelt

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    I never got this version of the mold, because I didn’t like it for Megatron. Your custom is stunning. Great job!
     
  14. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I think the concept is neat. It homages the G2 tank version while also giving him a jet mode. I always wondered as a kid why HE wasn't a jet too. I just hate making it a headmaster.
     
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  15. heltskelt

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    I didn’t care for Megatron as a jet, but you made me change my mind. I love the way your looks.
     
  16. Seadragyn

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    Normally I'd agree with you but do you think headmastering more transformers gives customized more fodder and options especially for novices?
     
  17. SamMeasa

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    Nice, I'd love to see this same treatment on PotP Starscream.
     
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    beautiful work there :) 
     
  19. ThunderDestron

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    That paint is spot on. Funny that TR Optimus and Megatron are retools of Decepticon triple changers though. As for the headmaster (Titan Master) gimmick, I agree with @Seadragyn that it does give more customization options for fans. I wish they would have made some of the original headmasters in the line (since they made quite a few non-headmasters). Nightbeat should have gotten an actual mold instead of just the head and that weird drill thing. Does your Optimus also have a head swap?
     
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