Heavy/Scratch: W.I.P Siege Slap Dash

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  1. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    Currently working on my take on a WFC Siege SlapDash after getting the idea from the video review Thew did on the G1 figure. The Base is that of the Siege Mirage figure as the way his body is layed out is sorta perfect for a new take on Slapdash with the nose of the car becoming his lower section and the spoiler becoming his arms. Probably the bit what I'm most proud of is the new Engine block chest made by cutting off the old fake car nose chest besides the front splitter and then building on the space left with styrene and some left over parts from other model kits and sprue to create the chest engine, sadly it's not removable like with the G1 fellow but hayo it works.

    The new head and gun are both from Shapeways and made for use with the CW Mirage figure what in turn meant I've had to replace the ball joint on the Siege Mirage for a smaller one what was a easy task, just cut off the old one and adding in a new ball joint I had laying around, next up is just the painting really and he shall be done.

    Thoughts?
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  2. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime and light piping fetishist

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    I could see this becoming an Earthrise release.
    But nonetheless I'm looking forward to see your finished take on it :thumbs2: 
     
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  3. warhawk

    warhawk Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see this released officially. Great work on the chest so far, eagerly awaiting updates.
     
  4. nonmetal

    nonmetal Human Scientist

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    Very cool. You nailed the engine vibe
     
  5. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Trying to achieve something

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    Lovin' it!
     
  6. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    At first I thought you used Legos to make the engine. Didn’t realize it was scratch built
     
  7. TheClutteredDesk

    TheClutteredDesk Well-Known Member

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    Aye it's sprue from what I believe is a gunpla kit I had laying around, as a scratch builder ya always keep EVERYTHING haha ya never know if it will be useful
     
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  8. FredrickMcQuil

    FredrickMcQuil Poor transformers fan

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    Looks really nice!
     
  9. Moonminer

    Moonminer Moonminer

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    wow looks great, i cant wait for you to paint him.
     
  10. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

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    Think you may have gave Hasbro an idea ;) 
     
  11. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    Awesome!
     
  12. Tekmen

    Tekmen Well-Known Member

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    Nice, also solved that fake chest problem of the mold.
     
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