Generation 1 Customs
Just about everyone into Transformers knows Optimus Prime's iconic Ion Blaster weapon that his been with from the beginning. How cool would it be if you could have one that you can hold in your hands, just like the Autobot Leader?
Thanks to Bob Clagett, the man behind "I Like To Make Stuff" channel on YouTube. He has done what many can only dream of. He's 3D printed a GIANT-sized Optimus Prime Ion Blaster rifle that looks pretty darn good! Taking advantage of modern 3D printers he was able to reproduce the G1 rifle he can hold in his hands.
Jamie Young of the Facebook page Foamtastic Props has constructed his very own life-sized replica of G1 Ravage! Quite possibly a bit larger than life in fact, Young's Ravage is constructed primarily from foam anti-fatigue mats. Young reports that since the photos used in the article were taken, he's added Ravage's hip rockets and also constructed a Laserbeak! Keep reading to see it all!
Captured Prey is pleased to present, in association with Encline Designs, a third party custom class, with figures produced by Mech Ideas! The class will he held June 27th, 2013 in San Diego, California, in the PG Room of the Best Western Seven Seas. Encline, a well known customizer in the fan community who does excellent work, will be instructing the class. Attendee seats are limited to a maximum of 65. Non-attendee sets are currently sold out, but will be available again if there are attendee seats unclaimed after a while.
FRENZYRUMBLE will be holding an exclusive customization class at Charticon 2013! This class will be for a brand new figure and not a modification of any existing design. FRENZYRUMBLE will provide all the materials needed in order to make this figure and it will be a six hour class split into two three hour sessions throughout the day on Saturday, August 10th. Space is limited, so make sure you sign up at https://www.charticon.com
Megatron was built from parts from Energon Leader Megs, Energon Jetfire, an NFL Robot, Cybertron Prime (shocker!), 1/60 Gundam Exia and Gundam Stroke Freedom, GI Joe Tanks, TFTM Leader Brawl, several Zoids, Iron Man and War Machine figures, styrene, epoxy putty, apoxie putty, epoxy, super glue and some of my blood (damn Decepticons). He stands 18 inches tall and weighs 7 pounds. Read more about Transformers Masterpiece Origins Megatron by autobotx23 now.
Built this one to try and get back into customizing. It's a 1/24 Nissan 280Z re-shelled onto the Alternators Jazz mold. It's intended to scale with the MP-01 size class or the Alternators line. Check out the images for Transformers Custom Masterpiece Smokescreen 1/24 by Wikkid in the gallery below.
Rack 'n' Ruin were created using a combination of two Gundam MSJ-06II-A Tieren Ground types in 1/144 scale and 3D prints of components I designed. The Paints are ModelMaster. The main green used is Olive Drab with some Dark Green and some Green Zinc Chromate. Rack'n'Ruin are Transformers from G1 who were surgically combined in a desperate attempt to save their lives. Check out more details and images for the Transformers G1 Rack'n'Ruin by Wheeljack-S70.
I used the head of hero Megatron on G2 Dreadwing, and it fit perfectly! They have the same plug and screw system to attach the head... like they were meant for each other. The idea came to me from the IDW comics, that use a Megatron mold that transforms into a flying wing kind of plane. I remembered reading that Hasbro wanted to repaint Dreadwing into Megatron at the end of the G2 line and never did. The rest is history... Check out the images for more details.
I was lucky enough to get asked to work on one of Dawgstars Amazing Masterpiece Bombshells,he Built it i just slapped some paint on the beast & built him a shoota! This has been a serious blast working on this collaboration & it's going to be a shame to say goodbye to him when he hits ebay.
Painted with Vallejo Acrylics. Check out the full gallery of images for Transformers Masterpiece Bombshell Custom to see all the details on this wonderful creation by Dawgstars and Spurt Reynolds after the jump.
Inspired by Nick Roche and Josh Burcham's work in Last Stand of the Wreckers, Ironfist was created using DOTM deluxe Ratchet and 3D prints (head, mid-section, and fists) that I created and destrongerlupus helped me test. I also did a minor mod to the ratchet figure to help widen his chest and show more of his arms. Paints involved a black primer with Model Master's "Fabric Tan" spray and brush on Model Master's "Cobalt Blue" enamel and Floquil Railroad Colors "Up Light Orange". Check out the full gallery after the jump.
Thanks to the Planet Iacon - Singapore Transformers Fans Unite!! (S.T.F.U!!) group who have shared a very cool image of a Custom Heroes of Cybertron figure named Optimus Prima. Looking like the child of Optimus Prime and Arcee. This is one sexy robot who, judging from her tech specs, is not one to be messed with. Sorry, don't know made this but kudos to artist. Check out the Optimus Prima custom figure after the jump in all her glory.
TheBoog17 of Deviant Art has posted something new and different. Behold the Evil Robot Organization Engagement Ring! The Decepticons and diamonds come together for holy matrimony. The setting of this ring was custom made for a customer using a 3Design CAD CAM software to make a cast in 14k white gold. The setting is designed to look like the symbol of an evil robot organization. The mask setting is two sided, and the prongs holding the Moissanite gemstone in place are the robot's horns. Check out the full details on the ring after the jump.
We gave Generations Red Alert the G1 treatment. For those who picked up the Crossfire set last month, a lot of you have asked for stickers for the rest of the team. And what are you going to do with the poor guys who were bumped off the team? Justin also brings you a pretty hilarious (and effective) little set for Animated Starscream. And more!
Starting today, we have a new promotion: Get 14 G1 symbols free with every $10 you spend on TF stickers! Last month's Compendium set is also still available free for the remainder of the day. That means that for October 5th, Pacific Standard Time, BOTH promotions are concurrent, and you will ALSO get a free Compendium set for every $15 you spend at Reprolabels.com!
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Awesome stuff this month, starting with stickers for Animated Arcee, by Justin: Awesome upgrade set for Battletrap, the G1 Duocon. Upgrade set for the new Universe War For Cybertron toys, Bumblebee and Optimus Prime. Classic style labels add character to your BC white Ravage, based on the Kiss Players "Glit" figure. And finally, a sticker set for your Classics Ramjet! And as a reminder, we are still offering a free "Compendium" sticker set with every $15 you spend at Reprolabels.com!
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