War for Cybertron: Earthrise Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Purple Heart, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Hmm, just realized Hastak painted Prowl's siren lights wrong. Barricade's was painted correctly in comparison.

    Both are made of clear plastic. There's molding detail under the lights. This provides the illusion of multiple layers when painted correctly. This method is being used a lot for windshields / windows in WFC, as well as POTP Dinobots.

    For Prowl, they painted the clear plastic on the TOP and SIDES, which then covers up the molding detail. For Barricade, they only painted the BOTTOM surface, which then allows the molding detail to show through and give the illusion of multiple layers.

    Good job, Hastak, Good job... For Siege, both Prowl and Barricade have the paint properly done from the bottom of their siren lights.

    Prowl on left, Barricade on right. Prowl's is painted on top while Barricade's is painted on the bottom. Both have the same clear plastic and same red and black paint colors.
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    View of molding detail underneath. Barricade's on the right is properly done.
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    Is there a way to correct this? Yes, but would require too much work as IPA is too risky to use on clear plastics since Siege line (melting problems). Would need sanding, refinishing the surfaces, and new paint.
     
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  2. Galaximus Prime

    Galaximus Prime Humans are so plicomcated

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    Soundwave will probably figure it out eventually.

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    Wheeljack - "You know as much as I miss Cybertron I have to admit I like it when the Humans cheer for us when we show up!"

    Optimus Prime - "Yeah it's a nice feeling isn't it?"
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    Cosmos - "Speak for yourselves! Every time I fly by they all start running and screaming don't probe me!"
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  4. Fenrys

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    Could always just swap light bars from a Siege Prowl or Red Alert to fix it
     
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  5. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Yep, that's another way. Siege one is simpler, though, and has the typical hollow cavity look. ER one has actual molded detail as shown above.

    Almost tempted to make a resin copy.
     
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    Ah wasn't sure if they were the same or not. I think what I may do (since I already got rid of my Siege Prowl) is give the lightbar from Siege Barricade to ER Barricade (to keep the purple) and then give ER Barricades to ER Prowl
     
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  7. Negativedark

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    No, I have the Titans Return Soundwave, I don't need to pay 40$ for a new one. No matter how nice he looks. Oh wait, they way things are going, I won't even be able to find him, whew.
     
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    i did this today, and cant decide if i like it or not. need someone here to convince me why i shouldnt just stick with the retail ER Prime and ER windows.
     
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  10. ziltama

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    Finding the ER versions of the Datsun bots to be more easily posable. The bulked up appearance, especially for the legs, help. Prefer Barricade (Smokescreen) chest over Prowl (Bluestreak) chest due to bigger size and covers up the head panel gaps.

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    I believe us men can all feel Barricade's pain and sympathize, even if he's a Deceptijerk.
     
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    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    For some reason the Runabout I ordered from Target's website last week has been returned to the point it originally shipped from, and the delivery ETA is listed as yesterday.

    What?
     
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    Sounds like he's really running about o_O 
     
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    Runamuck in a gun emplacement mode I finagled
     
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    Haha yes! A classic :music 


    Does anyone else think ER Megatron looks very similar to TF Devastation Character models? It’s almost identical on details in robot mode and take mode is close enough B26A5569-083D-4914-909B-0A2FB6A49CED.jpeg

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    I think Devastation Megatron was based on Combiner Wars Megatron.
     
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    Looks like this might be a problem. 3 out of 4 wheels ain't bad 20201209_141116.jpg 20201209_122710.jpg
     
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    Maybe it's just me, but I find Snapdragon's 'dragon' mode to actually have a lot of personality.

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  19. HunterGreen2005

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    It's a Bee an' Maaario! :) 

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    "I don't need another Bumblebee!" I exclaimed. "I have Cliffjumper I don't need to buy the mold again!"
    A couple months later...
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