Heavy/Scratch: Tutorial: Let's build a Triple Changer from LEGO set 31102: Fire Dragon

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  1. alanyap

    alanyap Will work for LEGO

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    LEGO set 31102: Fire Dragon, was released early last year (2020) and to me, it's the definitive set for me to create a TF from , price-wise (I usually aim small to regular LEGO sets due to budget constraint). This is because most other regular LEGO sets did not contain as much ball joints for me to utilize.

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    My First Attempt: A 2-headed dragon TF



    It's decent but the curved plates on the robot legs were prone to popping out when handled. And I ran out of ball joints to swivel the dragon hind legs.

    My second Attempt: A Crocodile TF

    This is a special request by a viewer to fulfil her son's wish. I think he just wanted a crocodile from the set and that's it. I go extra mile to make it transform into a robot. Skullcruncher, anyone?




    My Latest attempt, as titled... Triple Changer !

    Since my previous 2 attempts were beastformers, I'd thought of making a TF with a vehicle alt mode, and while I'm at it.... added in an extra mode too! I'm not really that good in naming stuff, so she's called Dragonica to pay homage to the lego set .


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    As a speedster mode, her speed is only second to Blurr !

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    And together with my other 2 fembots created from individual LEGO sets:

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    - Left bot was built using a LEGO Creator Shark set from year 2019
    - middle bot (Arcee!) was built using LEGO Overwatch D.va and reindhart set

    VIDEO TUTORIAL



    Before you start building , I recommend that you visit my blog link below to view more photos, some showing the sorted parts for your reference:

    Alanyuppie's LEGO Transformers: Video Tutorial: LEGO Transformer Jet Triple Changer from Creator set 31102: Fire Dragon

    I'm on a roll again recently, churning out a few beast mode TF from recent LEGO sets. And I usually post my work in progress in my instagram. follow me if you have not already! thank you!

    www.instagram.com/alanyuppie78

     

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  2. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

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    I think it’s really cool that you made the crocodile one on request. Nice! I will have to say that the Tripple changer is the best use of the set so far though. The first vehicle mode reminds me of Cyclonus or Prime Megatron, while the second looks like a water version of Animated Blurr. All are great! Fantastic work on this!