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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby BeastProwl » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:40 pm

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Here's His Walker Mode!
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby DISCHARGE » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:58 pm

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BeastProwl wrote:Here's His Walker Mode!
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So much untapped potential for these guys. I've been working on walker modes for a while:
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More mini-cons, more power:
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:46 pm

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Dude, you have no idea :P
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ANYWAY,

I just found out that PRiD Arcee's Waist pegs into her butt bike seat.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby xyl360 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:20 pm

BeastProwl wrote:Dude, you have no idea :P
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You just made me kinda want some PCC's, my wallet now hates you :P.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby DISCHARGE » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:43 pm

Motto: "AnTagony IS the PitS. MoVe ALonG WoRMs. THis WarS NOT gOnNa WIN iTSelf!"
Weapon: Front-Mounted Anti-Matter Projector
BeastProwl wrote:Dude, you have no idea :P
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ANYWAY,

I just found out that PRiD Arcee's Waist pegs into her butt bike seat.

Monstrous :michaelbay:
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Dagon » Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:05 pm

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So, so late with this, but I just realized that Generations Skullgrin/Darkmount have elbow hinges, so you can pose him like he's got his hands on his hips.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Rushie » Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:45 pm

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Airachnid can actually be slightly mistransformed to improve her head articulation. The instructions have you attach her rotors to a peg on the canopy, and have the copter nose fold into the cockpit. Mine barely locked the rotor.

But if you fold the copter nose simply against the canopy, the rotor still attaches with a peg of its own into a groove on the underside of the nose. The cockpit remains empty, leaving more room for the chair and thus Airachnid's head to move around.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby kirbenvost » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:39 pm

Motto: "Deal with it."
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
Huh. I should try that.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby kirbenvost » Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:19 pm

Motto: "Deal with it."
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
In anticipation of FoC Air Raid, I've come up with a couple starfighter modes for Shockwave. If you picture it in Air Raid colors, with his weapon bits, it might look a little better:

Type 1 is a strange 4-winged contraption. I like how the 'engines' (purple apps on his feet/barrel tip) align in the back, but the wings could be better:

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(Sorry for the poor quality, but you get the idea)
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Type 2 is more of a standard/x-wing configuration. I really like this one. The engine placement isn't quite as nice, but overall it looks better. I suppose they could function as boosters out there or something:

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby RAcast » Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:06 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
Weapon: Rocket Launcher
I certainly do! I love cybertronian altmodes for this very reason, so many fanmode possibilities!
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Autobot032 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:24 pm

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kirbenvost wrote:In anticipation of FoC Air Raid, I've come up with a couple starfighter modes for Shockwave. If you picture it in Air Raid colors, with his weapon bits, it might look a little better:

Type 1 is a strange 4-winged contraption. I like how the 'engines' (purple apps on his feet/barrel tip) align in the back, but the wings could be better:

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(Sorry for the poor quality, but you get the idea)
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Type 2 is more of a standard/x-wing configuration. I really like this one. The engine placement isn't quite as nice, but overall it looks better. I suppose they could function as boosters out there or something:

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Hope you guys like it! :D


I do. The original design leaves a lot to be desired. It's...odd.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby MINDVVIPE » Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:48 am

Motto: "One look from me and you've lost"
Weapon: Black Magic
Those look pretty sweet dude. I kinda like how the gun placement looks like it comes up from beneath the ship.

You don't like the original mode?? I love it! Its got that sweet space roadster baddassery going on, like theres a windshield for a flying rocket hover ship of pure awesomeness. I can easily say that it's the best form of Shockwave I've seen (in regards to the CGI model and overall concept). Hate on that all you want. 8)
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby kirbenvost » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:19 am

Motto: "Deal with it."
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Thanks! I personally love ALL of Shockwave's modes. :D He's just so fun to mess around with and create new ones.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby RAcast » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:44 am

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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MINDVVIPE wrote:Those look pretty sweet dude. I kinda like how the gun placement looks like it comes up from beneath the ship.

You don't like the original mode?? I love it! Its got that sweet space roadster baddassery going on, like theres a windshield for a flying rocket hover ship of pure awesomeness. I can easily say that it's the best form of Shockwave I've seen (in regards to the CGI model and overall concept). Hate on that all you want. 8)

Agreed! I still don't understand the hate. He's a gunship. He's a flying gun, what more do you WANT people!? xD
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby leakin' lubricant » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:32 pm

Motto: "Be Quick or Be Dead"
Weapon: Dual Laser Cannon
kirbenvost wrote:In anticipation of FoC Air Raid, I've come up with a couple starfighter modes for Shockwave. If you picture it in Air Raid colors, with his weapon bits, it might look a little better:

Type 1 is a strange 4-winged contraption. I like how the 'engines' (purple apps on his feet/barrel tip) align in the back, but the wings could be better:

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(Sorry for the poor quality, but you get the idea)
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Type 2 is more of a standard/x-wing configuration. I really like this one. The engine placement isn't quite as nice, but overall it looks better. I suppose they could function as boosters out there or something:

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Hope you guys like it! :D


Damn! You seem to have trumped my walker mode, very nice interpretations. :APPLAUSE:
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby kirbenvost » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:08 pm

Motto: "Deal with it."
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Thanks! The walker mode was pretty sweet though. 8)
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby leakin' lubricant » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:17 am

Motto: "Be Quick or Be Dead"
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kirbenvost wrote:Thanks! The walker mode was pretty sweet though. 8)


Glad you like, thanks.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby MINDVVIPE » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:43 pm

Motto: "One look from me and you've lost"
Weapon: Black Magic
For those of you who own green or yellow maketoys giant, I found a way to make Long Haul more stable in robot mode.

Take the piledriver attachments and insert the 5 mm handles on each of them into the outside of each foot, as there are open gaps in the feet that fit the pegs. With the pile drivers pointing backwards, this gives Long Haul additional foot support, and keeps him from falling back if you want to get a leaning back pose. The piledrivers are kind of big, but not nearly a big deal considering the overall look of the figure. Hope that makes sense.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Autobot032 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:58 pm

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MINDVVIPE wrote:For those of you who own green or yellow maketoys giant, I found a way to make Long Haul more stable in robot mode.

Take the piledriver attachments and insert the 5 mm handles on each of them into the outside of each foot, as there are open gaps in the feet that fit the pegs. With the pile drivers pointing backwards, this gives Long Haul additional foot support, and keeps him from falling back if you want to get a leaning back pose. The piledrivers are kind of big, but not nearly a big deal considering the overall look of the figure. Hope that makes sense.


Hmm. That looks like it might work. I'll give it a shot in a bit.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:10 pm

Motto: "You can run,you'll just die trying"
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Don't have a pic right now, but there looks to be a little seat/cockpit inside of FoC Shockwave's arm Cannon. It's right in the opening that connects directly to his arm.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby MINDVVIPE » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:11 am

Motto: "One look from me and you've lost"
Weapon: Black Magic
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby robotmel » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:19 am

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I have only recently discovered the sweetness that can be Power Core Combiners.

Owning a couple of the single Commanders which come with their little 'targetmaster' style buddies which are all very nice!

I have seen the Combiner sets with their drones which are all a bit derpy, so I never bothered to pick any up.
I assumed plugging the drones in and attatching the head/helmet and weapons made for a whole load of parts-forming?

Attatching the head/helmet....?
:BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH:
Why did no one tell me that when in the combined mode, the Commanders head/helmet is actually built in to the Commanders chest/body!!!!!!
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:44 am

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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robotmel wrote:Attatching the head/helmet....?
:BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH:
Why did no one tell me that when in the combined mode, the Commanders head/helmet is actually built in to the Commanders chest/body!!!!!!
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There are a couple of exceptions though:

- Sledge's head does double duty. In torso mode, you cover up the regular face then turn the head around.
- Skyhammer has no second combiner head, instead he dons a pilot's helmet complete with goggles.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby RAcast » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:12 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
Weapon: Rocket Launcher
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
robotmel wrote:Attatching the head/helmet....?
:BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH: :BLUSH:
Why did no one tell me that when in the combined mode, the Commanders head/helmet is actually built in to the Commanders chest/body!!!!!!
:HEADHURTS:


There are a couple of exceptions though:

- Sledge's head does double duty. In torso mode, you cover up the regular face then turn the head around.
- Skyhammer has no second combiner head, instead he dons a pilot's helmet complete with goggles.

Which folds down ala classics Jetfire. :)
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby paul053 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:24 pm

MINDVVIPE wrote:Image
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Fills it out nicely I think.

Great idea. I can't wait to try that on my Air Raid.
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