Minor/Repaint: Tr bumble bee mod reverse arm

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  1. Ghostmachina

    Ghostmachina Well-Known Member

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    bumble bee TR MOD reverse shoulder/arm installed rotating tab from broken leg part megatron(ROTF)KO

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  2. Preventer

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    Thank you! I was thinking along the same lines for mine, but wasn't sure how to go about it
     
  3. Omegaonline

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    Awesome mod. I will definitely be doing this. Makes the figure look so much better. Bravo.
     
  4. Preventer

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    Question though: One of the issues I was trying to resolve was the hands, which would become inverted with this change. I thought of simply swapping the arms around, but I forgot that they are specifically notched to lock the arms in place in vehicle mode. Does making that change effect the durability of the alt mode any?
     
  5. Omegaonline

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    I don't have this figure in hand yet but I am hoping from the pics, and what I can see, that you can unscrew the yellow panels, swap the black forearms and then reattach the yellow panels
     
  6. MastaBlasta

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    Ill definitely be doing this once I get TR Chase. Welcome to the forums btw
     
  7. Preventer

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    While you are correct about the method to do the swap, the problem I was alluding to is with Bumblebee's hands, which have a tab protruding from the bottom-most knuckle of each. In its factory format, the tabs would notch into the hole on the bottom-most side of each foot, but making the swap would reorient those tabs higher up with nothing to peg into.
     
  8. Omegaonline

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    Oh, I see. Thanks. Guess I will have to wait until I have it in hand, or wait for a more informed reply than I can give :) 
     
  9. shiftypenguin

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    Much nicer! Great work!
     
  10. Furnace

    Furnace Antroid at a picnic

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    Looks great!
     
  11. soundfreak

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    This looks fantastic. I'll definitely have to pick this up now
     
  12. Ghostmachina

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    Tnx for the goodfeedback guys
     
  13. SMOG

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    This looks sooooo much better. I was wanting to do something like this with mine, but couldn't figure out how. You seem to have hit on a good solution!

    zmog
     
  14. SuperOptimus

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    Great idea! It looks good.
    I love great mods.
     
  15. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    Rotate and flip. Love the diagram and mods.

    :thumb 
     
  16. Ghostmachina

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    This idea made by shapeways made by 3d print..but mine is home made
     
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    Nice