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Faust
June 30, 2016, 9:21 PM
As a great fan of robots and mecha of all kinds, I really wish that there were good kits of Transformers as they appeared in robot mode. Not just little kits of the toys (which there were), but stylized replicas that didnít transform and just looked cool standing there.

Unfortunately, thatís not something that seems to be out there. However, the next best thing, of course, is making your own! Sometimes, Iíll come across a Gundam (or other) kit that is surprisingly similar to a Transformer, or some other robot, and I can have a blast re-purposing it and customizing it.

Thatís what happened when I came across the Gundam Tryon 3 from Build Fighters Try. I was not impressed with this goofy quasi-super robot. However, after some thought, I realized it would make a dandy model of G1 Predaking, and a great way to combine his toy and animation models! So, I set to work modifying the kit and created something completely one-of-a-kind.

Check out my take on a model of G1 Predaking at the link below! There are lots more pictures there. Any and all feedback is appreciated!

https://adamrehorn.wordpress.com/model-kits/mecha-robots/%EF%BB%BF-bandai-1144-predaking-from-gundam-tryon-3/

https://adamrehorn.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/predaking-074.jpg?w=640

Lacus Prime
July 1, 2016, 9:00 AM
A Transformers figure... that does not transform? Blasphemy! It's Action Masters all over again!
Haha lol just kidding. I love the Tryon 3 and this is a very cool thing you've done to the kit.
He looks very much like G1 Predaking.
I love the touches like using the Sora Tryon head as Divebomb's head, and trying to replicate how the feet on the G1 figure looked.

Plamobot
July 1, 2016, 9:20 AM
That looks awesome! Just as beastly as Predaking should be. :D

Faust
July 1, 2016, 9:50 AM
Thanks, guys!

I'm glad you guys think he looks cool. He's probably my personal favourite of all the Gundams I've built until now. There's just so much going on with him.

Now, as for (in)Action Masters! If you want blasphemy, we need to figure out what would make a good base kit for this:

http://toys.tfw2005.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2013/06/Omega-Spreem_1371377975.jpg

Yeah, I WILL one day figure out how to kit this abomination. And when I do, man, it's going to suck. Just like the real thing! :)

TheWhiteWolfofSolomon
July 1, 2016, 11:10 AM
Guntank + Loto

Plamobot
July 1, 2016, 11:31 AM
Guntank + Loto

Yep. Or maybe a Clanche head.

Iris_Aznable
July 1, 2016, 11:57 AM
That is too awesome :3

rockpopandchips
July 1, 2016, 3:21 PM
Looking good, just about to start somthing along the same lines.

Faust
August 25, 2017, 9:24 PM
Thanks man!

Say, how's your project going along?

Iris_Aznable
August 26, 2017, 1:59 AM
I want one lol

rockpopandchips
August 26, 2017, 3:40 AM
Thanks man!

Say, how's your project going along?

Its here if you want to have a look, http://pin.it/03u5tLm

Its was great fun to do but its now for sale as i need to make some room for newer builds.

justicebeaver
August 26, 2017, 4:07 AM
That's an impressive job. Good work. Now do a prowl or defensor for me lol.