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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:41 am

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Universe Prowl with Reprolabels, some additional stickers and shapeways Datsun V4 gun:
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Asian market Galvatron with the turret from Universe Galvatron - I know, it looks kinda crappy. I'm not sure if it looks crappier than either figure standalone, though.
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:34 am

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FoC Shockwave with a G1 style hose:

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Very simple mod that for me makes a big difference, I used the outer insulation from one of my old PS2 controllers, I trapped one end between his left forearm and weapon and the other end is just placed in the 5mm hole in his back, the only problem with it is there is no use for it in alt mode and it is just a little too slack for the hole in his back.
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:51 am

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Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
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Another very simple mod, this time to the BTS trailer, simply re-sprayed a Powermaster Prime shoulder cannon dark blue and attached it to the repair claw arm. Due to the slack ball joints I had to drape the arm over the top and behind the tower unit, but I think it works pretty well.
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby Prime0080 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:18 pm

My custom Classics Ultra Magnus

I used these parts:

Igear Ultra Magnus Upgrade Set (Head and missles)

KO Battle Tanker forearm and crotch armor

United G2 Laser Optimus Prime forearms

Fansproject Crossfire Superion Hands

I have no idea why this keeps happening, but it keeps saying my pictures are too large to upload, so screw it- here's a link to it:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/90909767@N ... hotostream
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:26 pm

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Weapon: Gatling Cannon
Prowl is my favorite character in IDW's mainline comics. After reading Everything in it's Right Place by Nick Roche (the true "Spotlight: Prowl") and LSotW, I had to get his figure. I loved everything about it; except the paint.

Aside from the fact that he was sticky, he was also boring to look at. So after scraping the paint off of his doors and roof, I added some black racing stripes to break up his colors. This definitely made him look BAD, but I felt he was missing that proverbial suffix. So I took the bumper off of my RotF Barricade and glued it onto Prowl. This made him BADASS!

To round out the figure, I also took Barricade's light bar. It looks less like a toy, and also fits with the new colors really well.

I keep adding things as the years go by, such as the lines on his thighs, which I though gave him a Tron look. I also drilled small holes into forearms in order to attach some removable blasters, akin to pre-war Orion Pax.

Enjoy the pics! All feedback and constructive criticism is appreciated!

P.S. Sorry I didn't embed the pics in the post - I'm new to this kind of thing, still getting used to it. :roll:
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I took the gun from that deluxe class O.P. in the 2-pk with Megs. I moved the handle more towards the middle so it didn't look so weird.
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I added the guns by drilling a hole in his arms. It looked akin to pre-war Orion Pax. It also broke up Prowl's silhouette.
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I added these lines with a fine point pen. I thought they gave off a Tron vibe.
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The 244 is from a Lego Police set.
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His doors no longer say Highway Patrol. Nothing some model stickers won't fix, just don't have them!
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:05 am

Motto: "Be Quick or Be Dead"
Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
Another update of my BTS Prime Trailer, this time using KO Fans Project Ultra Magnus missile upgrade and the mini gun from RTS Fallback.

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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Tue Jan 08, 2013 5:22 am

Motto: "Be Quick or Be Dead"
Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
Classics Bumblebee with some much needed weaponry

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I used RTS Fallbacks SMG's I painted the mag clips silver as they looked a bit off see through.
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby doom tron » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:52 pm

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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:39 am

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Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
Finally finished my Classics Prowl paint job, I used Plasticote paints and some generic Police model decals, was a labour of love and one hell of a learning curve, but all worth it in the end.

Enjoy.

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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:55 am

Motto: "Be Quick or Be Dead"
Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
Cosmos with a lightsaber.

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With the added bonus of alt mode storage

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And with added awesomeness.

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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:13 pm

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Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
Ratchet looking much more Ambulance like

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I used a paint pen for his wheels, added an Autobot sticker to his bonnet and used some generic Ambulance decals on the front and rear wings, hope you like!
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby leakin' lubricant » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:46 am

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Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
Classics Grimlock looking more G1

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The shoulder cannon was achived using a few Lego connectors.

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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby Prime0080 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:19 pm

I recently ordered AM Leo Prime with a few extra add-on parts:

2x AM Leo Prime- I ordered 2 to do the left leg swap and fix the ridiculous stump they gave him.

1x Scout Class Sunspot- I'll attach him to Leo Prime as a flight pack- which, if my plan works the way I hope, he should be able to transform with him attached- no removal needed. I'll be using his thigh armor holes as connection ports for the pegs in Sunspot's feet. That is, if they fit....we'll see.

1x TF Prime Sergeant Kup- I'll attach his cannons to Sunspot's arms as back boosters.

1x Bot Shots Optimus Prime- For his new head.

I also ordered Sunspot to add more yellow to Leo Prime's overall color set. What I believe drew most fans to the original Lio Convoy was his unique amount of gold, specifically in his mane- and seeing as how the new figure doesn't really have that, I'm adding Sunspot to increase his brighter colors.

If this works, I plan to order 2 Black Leo Primes, a Bot Shots Nemesis Prime head, another TF Prime Sergeant Kup, ROTF Scout Class Skystalker, and do the same thing. I'll post an update soon. ^_^
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby TheArchangelNexus » Wed Oct 02, 2013 11:43 am

Has anyone seen or thought of remolding faulty or flawed Mp figures? Megatron comes to mind.
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby Zeek99g » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:11 am

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Weapon: Accelerator Rifle
Here is a very minor, and aesthetic, mod: Wingsaber's Sword on Megatron's arm!
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby RSDADDIMUS » Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:02 pm

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Pretty tight paints. Excellent work!! :APPLAUSE: :grin:
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby RSDADDIMUS » Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:03 pm

Weapon: Air Concussion Cannon
Zeek99g wrote:Here is a very minor, and aesthetic, mod: Wingsaber's Sword on Megatron's arm!

That works pretty well. :michaelbay:
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby RSDADDIMUS » Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:04 pm

Weapon: Air Concussion Cannon
leakin' lubricant wrote:Cosmos with a lightsaber.

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With the added bonus of alt mode storage

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And with added awesomeness.

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lightsaber for the WIN !!
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Re: The official Classics Minor Mods Thread.

Postby Zeek99g » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:27 am

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Weapon: Accelerator Rifle
RSDADDIMUS wrote:Pretty tight paints. Excellent work!! :APPLAUSE: :grin:


Thanks!
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