X-Transbots MX Series Berserkars / Monolith (Stunticons/Menasor)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    Yeah. I’m going to need you to go ahead and make me a set of those 3DP cars too.
     
  2. jimmyh

    jimmyh TFW2005 Supporter

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    yeah the youth trailer has a different head. It’s based on the toy.
     
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  3. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    Pmd you with question.
     
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    I know that I don't have the trailer, but if you made a forearm filler and a solid car clip on the shoulder, I'd be happy. Probably not for everyone but your solution on the MS version was so well done that I can't imagine a better way to do it.
     
  5. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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  6. blurr95

    blurr95 Team Monkey Pants

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    Nice, that was me about a week ago. I didn't get gravestone though. Just going for combined and didn't need him. Trailer wasn't as bad as I expected, just real time consuming. Took me about an hour and a half, but I took my time on purpose. End result is amazing, and jimmyh's back cover fills it out perfectly.

    Jason
     
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  7. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    I have multiple of his pieces. LOVE the aHot Rodimus plug in. Gravestone is for display. When his limb shells are finished they will be bought and the real limbs will be displayed too.
     
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    jimmyh TFW2005 Supporter

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    I want to share something with everyone.

    I have now been informed of two of the Toy backbacks, where the axle broke in transit. Clearly, the design was not strong enough.
    Normally, when I make stuff, it's for me first. I design it, make it, and use it in my collection first. Just to make sure it's all good. With this backpack, there was so much interest so fast, and you guys were so excited, I rushed to get these things out and did not do the testing I should have. I should have banged the axles around a little to discover for myself that they are just too fragile. I did not do that. And I won't again.
    Hopefully there was only the two issues. I already made restitution on those. If there are more, please PM me.

    Moral of the story is it's going to be a while on the limbs. I need to make them and play with them for a while before I start selling them. Sorry guys.
     
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    blurr95 Team Monkey Pants

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    Wow, thanks for being so open about it. Mine arrived in great shape, and know resides nicely on monoliths back, rarely to be seen.
     
  10. jimmyh

    jimmyh TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't foresee any issues with the plate itself. It's stout. The problem lay with the axles. I just don't think resin is strong enough for rod shapes. I leaned my lesson. I should have used acrylic dowels. Or maybe even steel.
     
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    More transformers should be sitting down!

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  12. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Major DinoRider vibes there!
     
  13. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    I still believe in you work and in you. Like I said you have helped me have my dream Menasor. Still can’t wait for limbs.
     
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    same.
     
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    So I'm still sore at how badly XTB phoned it in for Youth Wildrider compared to the initial renders. It's a nice figure, but they didn't even try to hide the corner cutting on the chest and shins, and just slapping a toy deco on top. Even with the new head I felt like G1 Wildrider should've had a mouth guard instead of a generic face, at least as a swappable option, so....

    Thanks to the awesome work of @chchchch here's a digibash of what I felt Youth Wildrider should have been :D 
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    A reminder of what we actually got:
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    Side-by-side, also with the initial render:
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    Now I can gawp at that all day and feel even more frustrated that we didn't get that.
     
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    They should have remolded the shins to match the render. I am fine with the chest and the head though.

    I was looking at 3d printing some new shin addons. But there is no room. And I believe that's the reason they didn't remold the shins. There is almost no room for the shin to be any thicker than it is due to the way the leg transforms.

    I still have mine displayed in alt mode. But plan to display them in bot mode at some point now that I have youth gravestone. I might make some new shins like the above. But the caveat is that they WILL have to be removed for transformation.
     
  17. bman29

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    I can't help but see this version and see a bot wearing a silver apron.
     
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    I had posted a while back that used some leftover toyhax to simulate the look. I'm good with it. But as good as your decals are, you could probably make something that really pulled it off.


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    Some black on top of silver, similar to what you have there, might look pretty decent.
     
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    it is a shame about the headsculpt. I mean g1's was not really anything but the one XTB had planned was pretty cool.
     
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