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Ultimate Blackout

Postby frenzy_rumble » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:42 pm

This colossal Leader Scale Blackout stands a whopping 12 inches tall. He's a commissioned piece, part of a set w/ Scorponok. I started with a nice 1:48th scale CH-53E Model kit, and a bunch of random parts and figures, and LOTS of styrene. Most of his armor panels were either built by scratch and/or custom cut from "left-over" parts from the model. I used movie stills, game art, CGIs, and concept art for my inspiration. Blackout has articulation at his head (ball joint) ratcheting and swiveling upper arms/shoulders, elbows (with working hydraulics) ball jointed wrists, 2-point articulated fingers, ratcheting hips, 2 more ratcheting knee style breaks in his legs, swivel at upper and lower leg, swivel at ankle, and each foot is composed of 3 independently posable toes, keeping a firm flat stance in any pose. Blackout's custom build head has 2 bright LED lights which route to an easily accessible battery and on/off switch behind his right arm. Also built a "blade" weapon attachment that pops in to replace either hand.

Painted his robot bits in various shades of metals, golds, coppers...and his copter parts in a nice dull military navy blue-gray. Added lots of weathering details and rust effects.

Full (and there's lots) set of photos can be seen ;
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Ultimate Blackout - a set on Flickr

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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby Leathful.designs » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:09 am

Transformers!! Longhaul in disguise

Good attemp :)
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby FortMacs » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:09 am

Weapon: Gatling Cannon
wow that is awsome. :APPLAUSE:
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:59 pm

Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
Whoa, awesome scratch-build!

I see you used ROTF voyager Longhaul's torso and arms. :D
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby TulioDude » Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:10 pm

Motto: "Never doubt the awesomess."
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby Tresob » Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:02 pm

Awesome!
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:05 pm

Motto: "What doesn't kill you, will try again!"
Weapon: Gatling Cannon
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby Sinnertwin » Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:10 am

Motto: "Take the foolish path, it's much more fun."
Weapon: Sawed-Off C02 Shotgun
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby Hoosier_Daddy » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:07 pm

Very awesome. Does he transform?
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby MR Optimus Prime » Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:49 am

Motto: ""Our children need heroes, now more than ever!""
Weapon: Laser Rifle
This guy has $1200.00 of mine in cash and toys he REFUSES to refund, after a MINIMUM of 18 months of not doing my commissions. He has ignored, blocked and will not give me my money back. THIEF !
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby MR Optimus Prime » Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:52 am

Motto: ""Our children need heroes, now more than ever!""
Weapon: Laser Rifle
This guy has $1200.00 of mine in cash and toys he REFUSES to refund, after a MINIMUM of 18 months of not doing my commissions. He has ignored, blocked and will not give me my money back. THIEF !
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Re: Ultimate Blackout

Postby Dough-bot » Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:49 am

=P~

Fantastic work! you have amazing skills
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