Minor/Repaint: Titans Return Sunstreaker (with Hunter Titan Master)

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  1. saucesmithco

    saucesmithco Well-Known Member

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    Hey everyone!

    So, way back before Titans Return - or Combiner Wars, for that matter - came into being, the Sunstreaker within the IDW continuity became a Headmaster. It's a long story, but one which inspired me to spruce up the somewhat lackluster CW Sunstreaker mold and bring him into the current toy line.

    I've posted about Hunter, his Headmaster/Titan Master separately here:
    Minor/Repaint: - Headmaster Sunstreaker: Titan Master Hunter!

    The paint scheme mostly takes inspiration from the original G1 toy, but with elements from his Universe mold (thighs), whilst the alt mode takes cues from the Lamborghini Aventador (in particular the wheels). I also modded the hood because, honestly, who needs that many lights?

    One thing that's missing is somewhere for the Titan Master to sit within the alt mode. I think this is possible, but not without removing his ability to become a CW limb entirely. In the meantime, I've found a few... acceptable alternatives below.

    Feedback welcome as always!

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  2. Stormvapor

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    Absolutely prefect!! Not only a headmaster ala IDW, but also a combiner limb. Perfect!
    And that rear end of the car is spectacular. Now I will have to try this.
     
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  3. DOTM Bumblebee

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    That has to be a perfect Sunstreaker for any IDW fan. Fantastic job! :D 
     
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  4. Furnace

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    Oh, YES! Thank you for doing this!
     
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  5. primalxconvoy

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    Nice work. Would it be possible to remove the combined port and use the negative space to fit in the Headmaster?
     
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  6. saucesmithco

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    With any standard Titan Master, it should be straightforward (just need to add a seat/filler for abs), BUT... Sunstreakers 'ears' make him fractionally too wide for the gap. So further modding would be necessary.
     
  7. CodeXCDM

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    And with Titans Return Chromedome, the reverse is true. If you could spare a CW port, modified the space for the Titan to instead use the port... BAM, new Combiner Wars Chromedome (or Getaway). The Chromedome figure uses the very same transformation scheme as CW Dead End. The proportions are modified, and the sculpt is heavily altered, but the scheme is almost entirely the same.

    The CW Dead End and Breakdown figures use a similar enough transformation, as noted. One could very well chop the top window bits off the back of the figure, and carve the needed space for a Titan Master... removal of the CW port is likely necessary, though carving a space into it may suffice?
     
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  8. primalxconvoy

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    I can see further mods and customs for other headmasters coming out from this original thread...

    Yesssss....
     
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  9. saucesmithco

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    Any in particular spring to mind?
     
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    A perfect Headmaster Sunstreaker.
     
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  11. geekatron prime

    geekatron prime Keep on truckin'!

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    Beautiful, just awesome. :thumb 
     
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    Very cool! Nice job!
     
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  13. primalxconvoy

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    Maybe brand new characters? Headmaster Juniors?
     
  14. saucesmithco

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    I think the Breakdown mold would be the easiest alt mode to convert: lift the windscreen and there's practically a cockpit waiting. I might consider trying that with the G2 Breakdown I have?
     
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    I'm wondering how hard it would be to 3D print a head adapter for this headmaster to be used on the Badcube Sunsurge figure. Because this looks awesome!
     
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    Somebody need to make a Diablo Sunstreaker headmaster figure.

    This one is super nice considering where it started
     
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    I have input. I love what you've done.
    Paint that spoiler and the thighs and do some kind of detail inside those legs. Maybe just black would help.
    I'm going to get myself a clobber and duplicate your hunter for my classics figure. I have enough pieces from a KO one to keep parts from mine uncut.
     
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    Awesome work! :thumb 
     
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  19. Basilisk

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    You know the only thing that would improve this would be is if you had Steamshield's chest piece for Sunstreaker.
     
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  20. MarinerPrime

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    Saving this thread for reference.

    I'm going to hunt down a spare Streetwise and convert him into a Goshooter. Might do a Minerva down the line as well.

    I know that the mold fits Minerva better but I don't have a head for her yet.
     
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