Minor/Repaint: Titans Returns Megatron (Crocodile) and TR Faces

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  1. Blade Raider

    Blade Raider Well-Known Member

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    This custom is exactly what you think it is. Since Takara is making Optimus, I decided to focus on the other figure. I modded the hinge on Skullsmasher's neck so the backpack could drop down to found the chest, then switched the arms. The faceplate is from Trent Troop's Shapeways shop.

    BOT MODE:
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    BEAST MODE:
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    With Original and microverse:
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    Cockpit:
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    Rub Sign:
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    Bot back (Skullsmasher's front)
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    With Skullsmasher:
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    EDIT: At this point I had some pictures of other faceplates from Prize Inside, but I have no idea which pictures I used. Here's the only one I'm sure was here:

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  2. CodeXCDM

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    Hm... I wonder if Krang's head can fit inside Superion's Gut................ Like, you can mistransform both Silverbolt and the combiner such that you can leave an opening for a certain cerebral monstrocity..... hehe.

    Headmaster looks at home on the Mindwipe body. Take it you'll be painting up that guy for Battimus Primal? Yesssssssssssssssssssssssssss?
     
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  3. Hotpiece

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    Love it! I'm super jealous.
     
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  4. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    That's pretty frickin great.
     
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  5. autobot prowl

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    Nice work, really liking that lighter green you used.
     
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  6. Stormvapor

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    This IS Perfect!
    Please explain how you modded the neck hinge...please!
     
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  7. ssg4life

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    i really love the mix of different greens. really makes the whole thing pop
     
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    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Absolutely awesome!
     
  9. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    Seconded.
     
  10. Blade Raider

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    There's a hole that Krang can fit in, but 2 or 3 Titanmasters could fit in there. There's an old 90's Krang that should be a better fit (the small Anidroid Body one, not the big one, not the walker).

    I have no reason to make an Optimus when Takara's making one.

    "The old fashioned way—BRUTALLY!"

    Okay, so see the circled area? The part that's raised out of the back. It needs to be flat. The pin is centered lower into the body, so the raised area not being there won't effect it much. That area is only raised to stop the joint from turning further. Hack it off.

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    Like I said, I did this kind of brutally. I took an exacto knife and a nail file and pretty literally hacked at it little by little until the joint could turn all the way down. This took a long time to do, so I alternated between it and painting the other parts. If you want to see what it looks like now, you can see it in the cockpit image. I'm sure there's a better way to do this, but that's what I did.
     
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  11. batmanprime

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    Better than the original.
     
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    I've been planning to do almost this exact same custom! Happy to see that the hinge modification I had in mind will actually work :D 
     
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    JEEEzus. That's phenomenal.
     
  14. Blade Raider

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    My next custom is still a work in progress, but that won't stop him.
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    Bonus fun from the photo shoot of Megs:
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  15. shiftypenguin

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    Love it!
     
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    How were you able to paint the soft plastic?
     
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    Wait, how did I not know that microverse is a thing yet I could probably tell you the difference between fizzle and sizzle
     
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  19. Blade Raider

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    Oh, I know this! Fizzle seals magic while Sizzle is a fire based spell.

    Honestly not surprised you missed Microverse. Hasbro only made 2 sets of Beast Wars at a time when everyone was making Micro toys.
     
  20. Trentulas

    Trentulas Has all kinds of dangerous needs.

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    Wow! Those turned out great! Is that Strong and Flexible?
     
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