[Free Model #3] Transformers Bumblebee

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Cláudio Dias, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. CJTK1701

    CJTK1701 Banned

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    Great job Claudio.Thanks for sharing, love the photo illustrative directions.:mrgreen:
  2. NSCXP2005

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    Thanks Claudio,

    What length should the wire be for all connections?
  3. Cláudio Dias

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    I've used a 20cm for the eyes and let its ends disconnected from switch. I'm planning to pot switch and battery inside the engine (on its back). When I build these parts, I'll cut the wire to appropriate length.
  4. Cláudio Dias

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    You're all welcome, Friends!:thumb:
  5. NSCXP2005

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    Cheers Claudio
  6. CK Styles

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    Looks like you are moving right along, Claudio. Quick question, What color LED are you using in the chest area? This is the next "big" build on my list, so this is very exciting. Great job!
  7. Master-Bruce

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    I'd imagine they'll be either white or possibly yellow? The lights in the chest are for the headlights.

    Looking forward to seeing more of this, it's fantastic! Your tut illustration on the lights is great too, thanks Claudio. ;)
  8. Cláudio Dias

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    I'm using white LEDs. Thank you for your comments!
  9. Cláudio Dias

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    Thank you Friend! I started building the arms last weekend. I think I'll finish them next Sunday...:cry:
  10. Master-Bruce

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    Great! :) I'm looking forward to it.
  11. Cláudio Dias

    Cláudio Dias Member

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    The arms

    Bumblebee Arms are now available for download.announce1
    arm01.jpg

    Each complete arm has 11 articulated joints. Shoulder and elbow joints have two possible moves each. And they all work fine!:thumb:

    You can see some other pics and download the arms (parts and instructions) from the Bumblebee page.
    arm02.jpg

    Next: Unfold the legs.

    Hope you like it.:mrgreen:
  12. Master-Bruce

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    Well I'm there! It looks (once again) ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! The copper wire for the spring, painted/inked silver parts it's just all mouth watering!

    No need to "hope" we like it buddy. How can we not! ;)
  13. Cláudio Dias

    Cláudio Dias Member

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    Thanks Buddy!!!

    All silver parts are printed textures. No paint needed.:mrgreen:
  14. Lex

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    This is way more cool than I thought!
  15. CK Styles

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    Amazing stuff! I must get building now!
  16. Master-Bruce

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    Really? The pics are very good then, they do look like they may have been painted or something. Nice Job!

    I was looking through your instructions. Very nice joints! Can't believe I didn't think of something like that with my Gundam design! GO Claudio!
  17. Cláudio Dias

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    Thank you Lex and CK!

    Thank you Skip. I planned them a lot to be functional besides keeping it simple to assemble
  18. Master-Bruce

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    You can tell. Nice work! I'd have been a a loss as to where to start with a project like this.

    This is fun to see you design it, and to learn from it. Thanks. :)
  19. Hans Christian

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    What the?!!?

    I'm not worthy!!!
  20. Nothing

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    so awsome! thank you. im getting ready to start my build.