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Nebula California - Perpetual Cyber War (Non-BattleTech)
« on: 25 January 2022, 17:45:06 »
So, well over a year ago, I had posted my acquisition of these Dollar Tree Transformers.

Well, I finally found what I needed to mod them and get them painted, and man do they look better.  I was able to free them of their Jazz Hands thanks to leftover fist and pointing finger Valkyrie arm sprues out of my collection from RoboTech: RPG Tactics.

While I cite Nebula California, I don't intend to strictly use these in that setting, I did get these with an eye for BattleTech cross-over play.  I have my own unique means of making the crossover happen. 

So, I will now display the ones I've completed.
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« Reply #1 on: 25 January 2022, 17:49:48 »
Diaclone Convoy
The truck mode is a little train model piece that I got out of a lot from a local antique shop.  Specifying this so people don't get confused.  It didn't come with the Dollar Tree Optimus.

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« Reply #2 on: 25 January 2022, 17:51:02 »
Runway shots for both modes.

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« Reply #3 on: 25 January 2022, 18:03:07 »
Diaclone Super High Speed Type F-15 Robo

Initially, I was only going to repaint one as Starscream.  The other three were going to be painted up as Skywarp, Thundercracker, and a nameless purple Seeker.

However, after having shown off Optimus, my brother-in-law wanted a version of Soundwave.  I didn't want to give up my only copy, and he asked about Starscream.  That I could do.  I had already modded the remaining three in generic firing poses, so it wasn't hard to pick one and make the color change.

It'll be interesting to see which one he chooses of the two.


(Next one up - the true leader of the Decepticons.  Tomorrow.)
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Re: Nebula California - Perpetual Cyber War (Non-BattleTech)
« Reply #4 on: 25 January 2022, 18:18:08 »
Nice work!  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #5 on: 25 January 2022, 18:47:48 »
Very cool!

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Re: Nebula California - Perpetual Cyber War (Non-BattleTech)
« Reply #6 on: 26 January 2022, 10:18:37 »
Very nice. :thumbsup:
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« Reply #7 on: 27 January 2022, 15:44:41 »
Thanks for the ego-stroking.   :thumbsup:

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(Net Time: Seekers Thundercracker and Skywarp, followed up by Soundwave.)
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« Reply #8 on: 29 July 2022, 13:24:12 »
Diaclone Super High Speed Type F-15 Robo Alternate Colorations
Skywarp and Thundercracker!

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« Reply #9 on: 29 July 2022, 14:12:13 »
And, some action shots with the Seekers:
Autobot spotted.  Seekers attack!
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A Diaclone Crossover with Action Force. ;)
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« Reply #10 on: 29 July 2022, 14:21:11 »
Those look great.
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« Reply #11 on: 29 July 2022, 15:09:07 »
Soundwave is in the middle of the kit-bash and painting process.  That will be the final addition to all this. Give me some time.
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Re: Nebula California - Perpetual Cyber War (Non-BattleTech)
« Reply #12 on: 29 July 2022, 22:45:52 »
These are very cool.  That picture with the mini Cobra Tank (a HISS tank???) really brings back some memories for

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Re: Nebula California - Perpetual Cyber War (Non-BattleTech)
« Reply #13 on: 30 July 2022, 05:45:19 »
Very nice! :thumbsup:

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Re: Nebula California - Perpetual Cyber War (Non-BattleTech)
« Reply #14 on: 10 August 2022, 14:11:08 »
In the ongoing Cyber War, the MicroChange Cassette Man joins the fight alongside the MicroChange Gun Robo Walther P-38.

Note: I have yet to do any of the cassette bots know to be carried by Soundwave, to-scale.  Like the swarm of COBRA BATS, it's a long-term project.

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« Reply #15 on: 10 August 2022, 14:18:36 »
My collection of Dollar Tree Transformer Figures, including the (as yet) un-modded Bumblebee.  You can see why I'm not using him for this scale of figures.  I can better use some Z-Scale model bugs to make him in both modes.

As  I've stated before, I did not find the 6th figure: Grimlock in Dino-mode.  If I ever do, it wouldn't take much to just touch him up and show him off.

And, them along side my current collection of GI Joe Cobra mods. 

(Aside: I've found a cheep A10 Warthog toy that I've modded into a Rattler.  Still painting that.  And, on that front, I'm planning on a squad of BATs as well as maybe some SNAKE BA.  As well, I'll convert some of my Kurita Infantry into the Action Force Antagonist Force, the Crimson Shadows.)

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« Reply #16 on: 10 August 2022, 14:21:43 »
And, now a couple scenes to leave you with:

The Decepticons and Optimus team up when COBRA reveals their duplicitous nature and intent towards the Cybertonians.

When the Decepticons join COBRA against Optimus, he summons a surprising ally of his own.

Enjoy.
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« Reply #17 on: 10 August 2022, 20:45:13 »
Those photos with the Transformers, Battletech, and GI Joe is what I’ve been dreaming on for years.
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« Reply #18 on: 12 August 2022, 14:07:33 »
Well, you can certainly get started on the COBRA troopers.  That's simply Kurita Infantry, both foot and jump, painted up in the appropriate colors.

I've been eyeballing Risk 2210 MOD pieces as approximate stand-ins for the SNAKE BA.

That HISS Tank is something that can probably still be found on an Online store, somewhere.  And, probably so with the Dollar Tree Transformers. I have had only chance encounters with these.  Each time was a one-time encounter and I haven't seen any more since.  But, I live in Iowa, so that's not saying much.
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