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Postby Cyclone_X_2075 » Sat Oct 01, 2005 9:03 am

Napjr wrote:I bought the Flexible Pipe Size Large and medium size last year, and its pretty much crap... the large size is ALOT smaller than TM Cheetor tail (i wanted to make a better tail...) heck, is smaller than a G2 cyberket missle!

plus, you need to use some kind of glue to hold the balljoints


well, the sizes are mentioned, and Sweater asked for really small balljoints ;)
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Postby HeliumSweater » Mon Nov 21, 2005 3:58 am

WHAO long time no updates eh?

Found some joints to use courtesy of Mr Insect robot.

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Joint to be used in the knee.

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Cut away for the knee joint to work.

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Cut down joint.

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Glued in joint.

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And thats all I can be bothered with today.

EDIT: I'll probably have a leg finished tomorrow, so more pics then.
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Postby Autoplex » Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:01 am

This is looking great! That joint was made for this project! I'm going to be interested in seeing this completed as from the look of it now it is going to have a very very Generation One look to it. And I see you're an Australian!
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Postby HeliumSweater » Tue Nov 22, 2005 4:20 am

What, where did you see that?

Anyway,

It is raining to the point of minor flooding tonight.

I'll work on it more tomarri.
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Postby Autoplex » Tue Nov 22, 2005 5:37 am

Old Sweater wrote:What, where did you see that?


Gypsy Magic, definitely gypsy magic. Nah the flyer/brochure/catalog under the leg in a few shots has Blacktown written on it :P. Anyways, I'll be looking forward to the updates. good luck :D
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Postby HeliumSweater » Tue Nov 22, 2005 6:38 am

Gypsy Magic, definitely gypsy magic. Nah the flyer/brochure/catalog under the leg in a few shots has Blacktown written on it :P. Anyways, I'll be looking forward to the updates. good luck :D[/quote]

Owow

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My First Transformer. 21/11/05 (First joint :) )

Postby Dark_Fool » Tue Nov 22, 2005 2:27 pm

Autoplex wrote:
Old Sweater wrote:What, where did you see that?


Gypsy Magic, definitely gypsy magic. Nah the flyer/brochure/catalog under the leg in a few shots has Blacktown written on it :P. Anyways, I'll be looking forward to the updates. good luck :D


Not to mention the australian phone numbers. 02, that's New South Wales aint it?
"...and then I rode off.... on the grass!"
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Postby HeliumSweater » Tue Nov 22, 2005 2:31 pm

STOP STALKING ME ;-;;

:P
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Postby Skullgrin140 » Tue Nov 22, 2005 3:18 pm

This looks interesting!
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Postby primezimm » Mon Dec 05, 2005 11:52 pm

I don't know if it'll help, gundam model kits have a lot of joints. I bought a few on sale at bigbadtoystore.com. The 1/144 scale would probably work well for what you want to accomplish.
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Postby HeliumSweater » Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:20 pm

Epoxy putty is hard to use.
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Postby Pepie » Sun Dec 11, 2005 6:46 am

It can be :wink:
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Postby HeliumSweater » Fri Jan 06, 2006 1:36 am

Okay, I haven't updated in a while because my parents have put the camera somewhere and we cant find it.

No matter.

I have one leg finished.

Another leg half finished.

Head is also half finished, it just needs a face.

Arms are planned out.

And the torso is almost made.

Pictures should come later on this week some time.
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Postby Pepie » Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:21 am

nice! hope to see it soon
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Postby HeliumSweater » Sun Jan 08, 2006 5:00 am

PICTURES

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Leg in alt mode.

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Transformed leg.

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Alt mode.

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Transformed.

I am pretty happy wih this as my first custom, though it is fairly rough.
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Postby Ramrider » Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:17 am

Looking fantastic, and it looks like it has far better articulation than Rumble/Frenzy and Rewind/Eject.
Your first time out is bound to be a little rough -- but since you're basing it round actual tape cases (easy and cheap to come by), you can try it several times, and once you've got it down, you can worry about neatening it up then...
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