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Battledamaged Cliffjumper

Postby Pun-3X » Fri Apr 08, 2005 10:16 am

The story here is, I picked one of these Cliffjumpers up at the last Botcon. He was kinda busted up, tires in the front all cracked, and a piece of the inner foot hinge was missing so the foot comes off. Also, it was the yellow one, and the original owner had decided to paint him purple. (Actually did a pretty good job)

I ended up getting the keychain version eventually. Anyway, lately I've been working on some panels to a webcomic, and there's a scene where Cliffy gets busted up pretty bad. I was going to photoshop most of the damage when I remembered this guy. So I went at him.

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You can see some of the yellow from underneath. Some of the 'ashmarks' I sprayed on get a little spotted on the edges, but otherwise it came out nice. Tell me what you think.
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Postby TwV » Fri Apr 08, 2005 10:22 am

Looks..eh..convincing.
Very Thunderbirds like.:D

Reminds me of kids playing out battles only to find out LATER ON that they're regretting "adding" SFX. ;)
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Postby piranacon » Fri Apr 08, 2005 1:46 pm

nice one pun that cliffJ looks awsomely cool all beaten up, can i see the webcomic? and have u done any other minibots
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Postby TM Megatron » Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:09 pm

lol cool, kinda like the battle scarred gundams, great job :wink:
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Postby Pepie » Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:40 pm

whoot! You must have had some great fun doing this 'mod' !!
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Looks great!

Reminds me of that ebay add from a year back.
It was some re-issue which would go in flames, great stuff :P
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Postby ImperiaxPrime » Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:55 pm

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I remember that. The guy was selling a reissue Prowl that he took pictures of while it was on fire. The description read something like: Very little remains of actual figure. Some metal bits, melted plastic.

I remember being horrified because I didn't have my Prowl yet and here was someone destroying one just for fun. Looking back now I think it was one of the funniest things I've ever seen.
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Postby TM alphatron » Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:59 pm

Sweet...Cliffjumper is really messed up. Quick someone call First Aid.
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Postby TM Devastator » Fri Apr 08, 2005 7:41 pm

Man, too sad for Cliffjumper. Awesome work on him though Bun Bun, the detailing is beautiful in its destructiveness!
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Postby Black Arachnis » Sat Apr 09, 2005 5:25 am

alphatron wrote:Sweet...Cliffjumper is really messed up. Quick someone call First Aid.
better First Aid or Ratchet then Perceptor cause we know the verdict then.
Perceptor wrote:I fear...the wounds are fatal.
:P :twisted:
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Postby OdeeanRDeathshead » Sat Apr 09, 2005 7:01 am

as a kid i did that to soundwave, twintwist and tailgate. With twintwist its even more convincing because he really has gears inside him. i added "shelack" a kind of brown laquer (made from beatle wings) to the wounds. It looks like oil coming out.
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Postby Pun-3X » Sun Apr 10, 2005 1:53 pm

piranacon wrote:...can i see the webcomic?...


http://www.tfmaster.com/forum/viewtopic ... 4120#24120

I went and posted the first part of it in the 2D-gallery forum. I don't actually have the webpage fully built for the comic, and the page this is on is rather low-interface. When I get a decent place, I'll be building it up properly.

As for others, I do have a battle-damaged TM Cheetor ala "Feral Scream," and a battle-damaged G2 Prime. I'll have to get some pictures of those later.
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Postby swampmojo » Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:37 am

that was really cool man.
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Postby Vanishing Point » Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:58 pm

I like it...now you need to give that treatment to Wheeljack and Windcharger
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Battledamaged Cliffjumper

Postby Dark_Fool » Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:21 pm

For the trekkies "he's dead Jim"
For the dwarfers "he's dead Dave, everybody's dead Dave, Dave everybody's dead, dead Dave everybody is"
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"...and then I rode off.... on the grass!"
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Postby TM doomtron » Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:15 am

he sure looks dead. i cant look anymore. jk pretty cool.
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Postby Pun-3X » Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:25 am

My, I hadn't realized I'd posted this a year ago. (Eh, a few days off)

I've since fixed those yellow showy parts. Still got the guy on my shelf too.
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Re: Battledamaged Cliffjumper

Postby Hobbyist Prime » Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:15 pm

Dark_Fool wrote: "he's dead Dave, everybody's dead Dave, Dave everybody's dead, dead Dave everybody is"


LOL!!!!!!!! Damn I love that show! it's nice to see people still recognize the greats!
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