Minor/Repaint: Titans Return Trypticon

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by JAFOPrime, Oct 4, 2019.

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Was it a good idea to make him a combiner?

Poll closed Oct 11, 2019.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. JAFOPrime

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    My largest commissioned custom to date. I was given free reign to do what ever I thought was cool. I decided to do darker colors, similar to Livio Ramondelli's version. Then thought since Fortress Max and Metroplex had electronics that Trypticon deserved some too. So I added LED's to his head and hips, all of which are functional in all transformations with easily accessed batteries.

    The controversial part was the addition of combiners to him. I have a G1 Metroplex next to my desk and always loved how you could add combiners to him and figured it was time Trypticon had a turn. My client was a great guy who also supplied me with bots to use for parts, so Combiner Wars Motormaster donated his combiner ports. I installed them in Trypicons arms above the elbow and in his legs below the knee. I love how he looks and so did my client. I say controversial because I've gotten comments about not agreeing with the addition but they did appreciate the work.

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  2. Alpha Minor 128

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    What does Trypticon look like without the stunticons combined to him?
     
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  3. Lunatic Prime

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    I really like the paintjob and added light gimmick but WHY did you make him a combiner in the first place?
    I mean I see the comparison with Metroplex who has some bots on his legs, too. But Trypticon looks like a wannabe Menasor now.
    Maybe transform the limb bots into arms. That could be cool.
     
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  4. REM2010

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    stunning
     
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  5. The13Primes

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    I like it since the whole scramble city thing from g1
     
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    Love the darker metallics and the LED's.
     
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  7. MegaMoonMan

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    LEDs look awesome, might steal that idea.

    Cars strapped to him - not so much.
     
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  8. JAFOPrime

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  9. JAFOPrime

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    I thought it'd be cool. Yeah having mostly the Stunticons on him isn't helping but it's the idea that you can ad whoever you want.
     
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    This is perfect!
    My biggest concern was that they might be an eyesore without the limb bots, effectively ruining a perfect good toy.
     
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  11. PrimalMotive

    PrimalMotive Machinima's super-star!

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    How much would i have to pay you to make this for me????????
     
  12. JAFOPrime

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    Don't like to talk prices on the board, if you are really interested send me a message.
     
  13. JAFOPrime

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    That was my concern when putting them in. Took my time finding the right placement for them and did all I could to make them seamless.
     
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  14. Soundwavelover2004

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    Great custom
     
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  15. Yankee0

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    That is some fantastic work old chap, beautiful paint job and very creative with the combiner limbs!
     
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  16. kobayashi maru

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    I'm getting some minor Batman Tumbler vibes from Full-Tilt. Amazing work.
     
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    OK. And could you show him with the limb bots in arm mode, please?
     
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    The combining feature is no more obtrusive than it is on Metroplex (which always felt like a lame feature - my brother and I never combined them as kids). I don't care for it, but why not? It's more work, but doesn't affect the final figure much. It's still added value for someone, right? :lol 

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  20. SMOG

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    Apart from all of the above... great paint job! Really nice custom! :thumb 

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