FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit

Post all your customized Transformers here. Whether it's a small mod or a true kitbash, we'd love to see it!

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit

Postby Treadshot A1 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:44 am

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit

Image

Image

Image


A common problem with FOC Onslaught is for the green blaster he comes packaged with to get stressed. The connections on his vehicle mode (to his arm) force the plastic further than it can take. That, and let's face it:



Onslaught isn't Onslaught without twin huge cannons!



The FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit provides fixes to both these issues. A new Hinge Blaster and two Hinges relieve plastic stress with a new attachment point while Twin Cannons provide the firepower and silhouette Onslaught deserves.


In robot mode, Onslaught gets a new pistol and two shoulder-mounted cannons, surprisingly not from Swindle!

Twin Cannons mount on Onslaught using the combiner ports on his shoulders. They can also be handheld using the 5mm pegs.

Image

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit on Shapeways

Image

Image

Image


Onslaught transforms into Combiner Torso mode, keeping both hinges on him. The Twin Cannons stack with his green blaster on his back for more firepower, and even the Hinge Blaster stows on the back!


Image

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit on Shapeways

Image


But, why is it called a Hinge Blaster? And why the two superfluous Hinges on Onslaught's legs?

In Vehicle Mode, Onslaught takes his new Hinge Blaster and turns it into a new attachment point for the green blaster!


Image

Image

Image


The 5mm peg hole lets the green blaster attach to the back, right between the Hinges! No more stressed plastic, no more attaching to those two fiddly pages on his arms.

(And yes, other 5mm weapons can be attached as well)

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit on Shapeways

Image

Image

Image

And in the spirit of Hinge Blasters everywhere, Onslaught finally doesn't aim downwards anymore! Unlike the original connection, which left the gun pointing at the ground, the new connection lets Onslaught aim up, up, up!

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit on Shapeways

The Hinge rotates through 360 degrees itself, only blocked by the vehicle itself and the ground, so Onslaught can aim all the way back at cars behind him if he wants.

Image


When it comes to war, though, more weapons is always better! Arm Onslaught with his full complement of weapons and roll into battle!

Onslaught's Twin Cannons plug into the 5mm holes on the hinge pieces, above the Hinge Blaster. Other 5mm weapons can be attached here as well.

Image

Image

Image

FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit on Shapeways

Image


Hope you all like the FOC Onslaught Upgrade Kit. :)

As always, comments and criticisms are welcome and undoubtedly appreciated. :thumb
User avatar
Treadshot A1
Mini-Con
Posts: 26
Joined: Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:53 am

Return to Customizations

Ending Soon On eBay

2016 SDCC EXCLUSIVE TRANSFORMERS EVOLUTION SOUNDWAVE FROM HASBRO - Time Remaining: 2 days 6 hours 3 minutes 54 seconds
2003 HASBRO TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE YELLOW OPTIMUS PRIME SAMS CLUB EXCLUSIVE - Time Remaining: 4 days 6 hours 35 minutes 35 seconds
Generation 1 G1 Rodimus Transformers Figure Complete 1986 Gen1 Autobot - Time Remaining: 5 days 14 hours 36 minutes 50 seconds
TRANSFORMERS Revenge Of The Fallen ROTF 2009 Movie Deluxe RAMPAGE Complete RARE! - Time Remaining: 4 days 13 hours 29 minutes 27 seconds
TRANSFORMERS Hasbro 2007 1st Movie Voyager Class Decepticon MEGATRON Spaceship - Time Remaining: 4 days 13 hours 14 minutes 38 seconds
TRANSFORMERS Dark Of The Moon DOTM Movie Leader Class SENTINEL PRIME Sealed NEW! - Time Remaining: 5 days 22 hours 44 minutes 33 seconds
TRANSFORMERS 2005 Cybertron Deluxe Class SIDEWAYS Figure Complete w/ Cyber Key - Time Remaining: 5 days 12 hours 59 minutes 36 seconds
TRANSFORMERS Hasbro 2007 1st Movie Voyager Class Autobot IRONHIDE Complete VGC - Time Remaining: 4 days 13 hours 29 minutes 39 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #155 - Pillarboxed
Twincast / Podcast #155:
"Pillarboxed"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016