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#1 **VPrime**

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 12:13 AM

I made this custom for the "In Honor of Vector" contest over TFW2005. It's made from a RID Optimus Prime. Ladder was replaced by Cyb Defense Red Alert's rocket to make the vehicle mode a rocket transporter/carrier. Color scheme for Magnus is based on Vector's Alt Magnus custom. Ultra Magnus is of course based on G1 colors. I also modded the chest to make it look more Ultra Magnus and replaced the head with a Hydrospanned (and modded) Energon Superion head. Oh, you may notice some of the pics of UM lacks the yellow highlights. I added the yellow after I took the initial pics.

Edit: Saw a base mode for the RID OP on TFU so I played around with it and came up with base/rocket launch pad mode. Pics below.












Edited by **VPrime**, 24 February 2008 - 10:40 PM.


#2 emeraldbeacon

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 12:32 AM

This is made of win.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:23 AM

very nicely done indeed
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:35 AM

*jaw hits floor, followed closely by drool*

If ever you should want to sell that baby, I'll buy it. What a beauty!!!
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:38 AM

Wow!

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:41 AM

QUOTE(DragonTail @ Feb 23 2008, 06:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
*jaw hits floor, followed closely by drool*

If ever you should want to sell that baby, I'll buy it. What a beauty!!!

not before me your not!!

this is a thing of beauty.


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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:52 AM

ultra magnus is such a tool

but this is the best figure of him I have ever seen, you are an arteest my friend

inspriation to all

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 02:31 AM

Just fantastic...


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Posted 23 February 2008 - 02:35 AM

Dear Hasbro,

Please make this into a universe toy. I know you can do it. I would much appreciate it.

Thank you,

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 06:59 AM

Wow...that's just...

I'd say it's awesome, but that just wouldn't do it justice...

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:14 AM

Good Lord God Almighty... icon-bee.gif icon-bee.gif icon-silverbolt.gif icon-silverbolt.gif


YES! PLEASE!!!

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:26 AM

Please, Hasbro?

Please?
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:03 PM

that's an amazing custom.


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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:07 PM

That's great. At one point I had planned to do an Onslaught custom similar to this.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 02:06 PM

Very cool. It works great, from the additional parts you incorporated, to the paint detailing (love the little bits of yellow), to how different the small and large robots look from each other. No reason that Ultra Magnus has to be a car carrier forever and ever Amen, just because the toy that was reused to become his G1 form happened to be one.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 03:01 PM

Impressive as always. The yellow highlights on that last pic of Ultra Magnus make the figure stand out so much more. I would love to see more pictures or even a full gallery of this marvelous piece of art. Great work as always VPrime.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 05:37 PM

Absolutely stunning. icon-silverbolt.gif
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 06:59 PM

<3

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 07:36 PM

Of course, the ironic thing to do would be to now combine that figure with RiD's Ultra Magnus...
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#20 **VPrime**

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 07:56 PM

QUOTE(Pyre @ Feb 23 2008, 01:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's great. At one point I had planned to do an Onslaught custom similar to this.


Onslaugt? Now that would be interesting to see. My orginal idea was to make the Hotspot/Defensor exclusive that we've seen pics of. I actually never owned this figure until a month ago when I bought it thinking I would turn it into the would be TF Club Hotspot/Defensor exclusive that we've seen (I'll probably still do that). I wanted to do a Magnus custom when the contest was announced but didn't know what figure to use. When I received RID Prime in the mail I played around with it and it just hit me that this would make a great G1/Classics/Universe armored Ultra Magnus...

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Impressive as always. The yellow highlights on that last pic of Ultra Magnus make the figure stand out so much more. I would love to see more pictures or even a full gallery of this marvelous piece of art. Great work as always VPrime.

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I don't have my own website but I will be submitting more pics to have it on TFW2005's customs gallery a bit later.


Thanks for the comments everyone.



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