Heavy/Scratch: Transportation Captain to MP Astrotrain w.i.p.

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  1. spoonman

    spoonman I make bots.

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    Turning Fancy Cell Toys' Transportation Captain into a proper MP Astrotrain.
    Boots are entirely scratch built styrene and add more than a half inch to the figure. Modified Solar Storm Grapple head adds another 1/4" for a combined height of almost a full inch to the figure, scaling him up to proper MP scale.
    The rear, booster section had to be heavily rebuilt to enlarge the cavity and accept the new head.
    Hands are from an MP seeker and the rifle is an original G1 Astrotrain rifle. Smaller than the stock one which, I feel, helps adds to his mass.
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  2. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Fan and customizer of the TAWYS

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    Very nice! That definitely does the job.
     
  3. autobot prowl

    autobot prowl Well-Known Member

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    Looking good!
     
  4. jbwkkl

    jbwkkl Wrecker for life

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    Great job. Any plans on possibly making a kit for others to purchase when you're done?
     
  5. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Really dig that head! I used Chirguh's myself but I'm tempted to swap as that's alot less detailed/more MP like.
     
  6. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Cool! Good choice for the head.
     
  7. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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  8. cirrusstratus1

    cirrusstratus1 Banned

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    Great work!! I really like the Transportation Captain Astrotrain figure.
     
  9. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    Oh wow! Looks pretty F'n great man!
     
  10. captainnedloh

    captainnedloh Nugget

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    (Ordered my TC yesterday)
    This is looking great
     
  11. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Why didn't they make it this way to begin with? If another 3rd party ( or the one that made this for that matter ) released this as an upgrade kit, I'd buy the toy.