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Custom Alternators Starscream. Work in progress.

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:12 pm

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I always find too bad that there's no Alternators Starscream that was ever made. Sure, I have the Alternity, but I do want the Alternator for my Screamers collection. The only way is to make one myself.

So, what Alternators sould I use to mod and repaint into Starscream?

Here's my personal rules:
-- The car mode must never be modified, appart the obvious paint job.
-- I'll need a voyager sized Starscream head to head-swap the one on the original Alternator.
-- The Alternator must not be the type to have the front of the car as the chest, like Hound, Jazz, or Grimlock.
-- Being trucks, Hound and Optimus Prime are disqualified.

So, I'm hesitating between the Wincharger, Dead-End, and Rodimus molds.
So, which one would be the best Starscream?
If there's another mold I dont know about, please tell me.

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Mods, could you fuse this thread with that one please?
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby zodconvoy » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:06 am

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Tracks. Slick car mode, the shoulders are perfect to be the wings, the chest/faux car roof, the wrist guns and you could even mount the shoulder cannons on the forearms. Plus, the mold was used in blue (Tracks), red (Swerve), and black (the first Ravage) so you could make all three Seekers.

Plus, I happen to still be selling a Tracks. ;)
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby robotmel » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:31 am

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Why not ask our friendly neighbourhood digi-basher Godzillabot Primal to do a couple of pics in Screamers colours?
It would give you a rough idea what you might be working with! ;)
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby Burn » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:57 am

Could just buy Alternity Starscream. >:oP
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:36 am

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zodconvoy wrote:Tracks. Slick car mode, the shoulders are perfect to be the wings, the chest/faux car roof, the wrist guns and you could even mount the shoulder cannons on the forearms. Plus, the mold was used in blue (Tracks), red (Swerve), and black (the first Ravage) so you could make all three Seekers.

Plus, I happen to still be selling a Tracks. ;)


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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:40 am

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Burn wrote:Could just buy Alternity Starscream. >:oP


Err... In my very first post, I said I already have him.

Alternity starscream is very nice, but he dont have the size and G1-Classic look and feel of an Alternators.
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:42 am

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robotmel wrote::D
Why not ask our friendly neighbourhood digi-basher Godzillabot Primal to do a couple of pics in Screamers colours?
It would give you a rough idea what you might be working with! ;)


I just saw the Tracks mold. I have PERFECT ideas!

Now, the challenge will be how to not botch the paint job.
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby Burn » Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:07 am

-Kanrabat- wrote:Err... In my very first post, I said I already have him.


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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby Rushie » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:52 am

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You could used a junked Cybertron or Armada Starscream to get a head at the proper scale. As far as I know, there's no G1 SS at that size.
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:49 pm

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Rushie wrote:You could used a junked Cybertron or Armada Starscream to get a head at the proper scale. As far as I know, there's no G1 SS at that size.


Armada Starscream it is. The Cybertron one is way too rare and expensive.
Some heavy knife work will be required.
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby RAcast » Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:18 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:
Rushie wrote:You could used a junked Cybertron or Armada Starscream to get a head at the proper scale. As far as I know, there's no G1 SS at that size.


Armada Starscream it is. The Cybertron one is way too rare and expensive.
Some heavy knife work will be required.

And the Armada one is stupidly cheap. xD Definitely a good choice, I quite like that head sculpt! Looking forward to seeing how this comes along. :)
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:23 pm

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RAcast wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:
Rushie wrote:You could used a junked Cybertron or Armada Starscream to get a head at the proper scale. As far as I know, there's no G1 SS at that size.


Armada Starscream it is. The Cybertron one is way too rare and expensive.
Some heavy knife work will be required.

And the Armada one is stupidly cheap. xD Definitely a good choice, I quite like that head sculpt! Looking forward to seeing how this comes along. :)



Thanks! It will take a while though. I still have to actually buy and receive what I need. It will be my first custom of a "real" character. Fiveshot Megatron dont really count because he's more of a junkion than anything.

Then, I will take the time to build Altenators Starscream. This is one custom I dont want to mess up.
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby Mykltron » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:26 am

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Rodimus. He looks like he could hover or fly in bot mode.
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Re: Want to make a Custom Alternators Starscream. So, what Alternators should I use?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:50 am

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Mykltron wrote:Rodimus. He looks like he could hover or fly in bot mode.


I thought about it at first. Still, the Tracks/Battle Ravage mold is defenitely the best.
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Re: Custom Alternators Starscream. Work in progress.

Postby -Kanrabat- » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:05 pm

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All right, I sored myself a sweet deal. A junk Armada Starscream plus a junk Beast Machine Mechatron for 20$ shipped.
No too bad. Even If I dont really want that... thing...
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Seriously, look at that shit. This thing is pretty sad. Anyway, it does have interesting parts. So even tually, this UFO will die horribly under my knife. As for Starscream, when I receive him, I'll be all "Queen of Heart" over him.

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Re: Custom Alternators Starscream. Work in progress.

Postby RAcast » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:16 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:All right, I sored myself a sweet deal. A junk Armada Starscream plus a junk Beast Machine Mechatron for 20$ shipped.
No too bad. Even If I dont really want that... thing...
TF BM Mechatron.jpg

Seriously, look at that shit. This thing is pretty sad. Anyway, it does have interesting parts. So even tually, this UFO will die horribly under my knife. As for Starscream, when I receive him, I'll be all "Queen of Heart" over him.

Yeah...

Could you use the beast rider for Fiveshot Megs? Or is the head too big?
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Re: Custom Alternators Starscream. Work in progress.

Postby -Kanrabat- » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:33 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:All right, I sored myself a sweet deal. A junk Armada Starscream plus a junk Beast Machine Mechatron.

Could you use the beast rider for Fiveshot Megs? Or is the head too big?


I thought about it, but the head might be too big. Beside, that dragon head already costed me 10$ and hours of work. It's there to stay.

No, maybe that gadjet could be converted into a knida beast-warish character. I could fuse in a robot that fold in on itself in the "driver seat" and that will transform into a bot with a mighty big backpack! :P
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Re: Custom Alternators Starscream. Work in progress.

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Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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-Kanrabat- wrote:
RAcast wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:All right, I sored myself a sweet deal. A junk Armada Starscream plus a junk Beast Machine Mechatron.

Could you use the beast rider for Fiveshot Megs? Or is the head too big?


I thought about it, but the head might be too big. Beside, that dragon head already costed me 10$ and hours of work. It's there to stay.

No, maybe that gadjet could be converted into a knida beast-warish character. I could fuse in a robot that fold in on itself in the "driver seat" and that will transform into a bot with a mighty big backpack! :P

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Re: Custom Alternators Starscream. Work in progress.

Postby -Kanrabat- » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:10 pm

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RAcast wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:(Metatron) could be converted into a knida beast-warish character. I could fuse in a robot that fold in on itself in the "driver seat" and that will transform into a bot with a mighty big backpack! :P

All hail Sergeant Kibble!


Lol! I like that name! Hey, if Universe Silverbolt and co can get away with it, I sure can!


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