Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

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Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Wikkid » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:27 am

:shock: I've managed to keep a narrow profile in relation to his Whiskey barrel design by having the rear dino legs fold behind the robot leg. From the front he still retains a slim profile. His robot feet sit atop the Triceratops back but rotate and roll under the leg to form a fully articulated foot for robot mode. (Which also reveals more robot tech) The "wings" on his back fold within the body so they end up less obtrusive and also helps with keeping him compact rather than the kibblefest that the Dinobots actually are.

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^^Using a "Fender" like design, I made his dino legs tuck into the body when in Triceratops mode to give it a heavy duty "tank" feel. When he transforms to robot mode, you can see more detailing underneath to give the impression he's more vulnerable in robot mode. (As the Dinobots are)

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^^Here's a size comparison shot with Hot Rod to show scale. I don't have Grimlock anymore so a d00d can measure the screw holes for comparison.

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^^Slags actual sword looks a lil goofy due to the hilt being all curly an **** so I redesigned it with the same shape in techno robo stuff.

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^^Normally I don't do toy tributes but I added the shoulder rocket anyway. Gun is complete.


Also of note: This figure will be painted by Stormbringer85 who will cell shade it to look movie accurate, which means he gets dino eyeballs.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby quickmixed » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:46 am

:shock: Wow. Really, really nice work. Cant wait to see the finished product.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby Dr Va'al » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:00 am

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I agree, really cool!

Is the head an entirely new cast?
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby G1_Grimlock_1981 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:50 am

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this thingy is amazing.really good work. :APPLAUSE:
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby Megatron Wolf » Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:00 pm

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that thing is badass, cant wait to see the final version.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby hattknall » Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:22 pm

Great work! Really nice, cant wait to see when its finished. Will you do the rest of dinobots when you are done with Slag?
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby Wheeljack-S70 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:28 pm

my hero. :)
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby Genocide G2.0 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:27 am

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Wow That's brilliant cant't wait to see it with the paint job.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby Wikkid » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:02 pm

To answer a few questions.
The head is a modified Primus head. I found the face scaled nicely with the likes of MP Rodimus.
I do have Snarl planned but likely won't do any others.

This ones ready to ship for paint. Here's some outdoorsy shots.

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Re: Masterpiece Slag

Postby hattknall » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:19 pm

Awesome! :D
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Wikkid » Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:32 pm

Looks like I will be doing the rest of this team afterall.

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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby hattknall » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:36 am

Awesome, looking forward to when it is finished. :D
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby quickmixed » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:12 am

I just gotta say, that Slag looks unbelievable! Fantastic job. Keep the updates coming.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Cyber Bishop » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:00 am

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Wow... Flippin incredible work man!!
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby FortMacs » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:45 am

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cant wait to see how they all turn out.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Wikkid » Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:55 pm

Bit of an update on these.

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The teradak.... pterodac.....pteradac.... bird head uses an MP Grimlock head as a base which allows me to keep the eye swapping action. One will feature his goofy eyeballs as it seems every Dinobot other than grimlock had eyeballs. I can't decide on whether or not I should put teeth in it`s mouth. Sometimes he had em and sometimes not.

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I don`t think I`ll be using this head. The smirk isn`t really a Swoop characteristic. I need to find one with a blank `dumb`look. MP Hot Rod has such a face. :tflaugh


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The feet are from an Energon Shockblast and allows for alot of articulation.


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Wingspan is HUGE.


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Changing up Snarls arms to try and differentiate them from Grimlock. One again I`m back to MP-01 hands cause they r00l.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby FortMacs » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:47 am

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Swoops looking really good.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Wikkid » Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:53 pm

Big update on Swoop. He's near complete.

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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby hattknall » Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:58 pm

Nice job! Looks really good.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Delta Magnus » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:30 pm

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I cannot tell you how much I would pay for a set of those.

Can't wait to see your take on Sludge! He's the hardest one to do well I think, thanks to that neck and tail.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby quickmixed » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:32 am

Swoop has come a long way. Great work. I always look forward to your updates. Any pics of the painted Slag yet?
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby FortMacs » Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:08 am

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Wow swoops amazing, cant wait to see him finished.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Dr Va'al » Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:35 am

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That thing is ridiculously amazing! :shock:
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby massprime » Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:27 am

Wow! This blows the one I've working on out of the water. Cant wait till he and Snarl are done.
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Re: Masterpiece Slag, Snarl, Swoop, and Sludge

Postby Cyber Bishop » Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:58 pm

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Wikkid wrote:Big update on Swoop. He's near complete.

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