MTU 001 Tarantula

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  1. ARMORMAN

    ARMORMAN FOUNDATION CORNERSTONE

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    A while back I did this concept illo to try to sell a toy company on a design idea for their RC spider mecha battle toys. I called it the Tarantula and based it on military designs (ablative plating, gear racks, etc.) the panels on the legs were supposed to "explode" when hit with a dart or other object. They rejected the design (didn't even respond, actually) and went with "Combat Creatures." You can google it for the production model. Anyway, here's my concept art...all Photoshop.

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  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    This looks like it would make for a GREAT paper model.
    Are you looking at the possibilities of making it into one?
  3. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Yes, that would be awesome. It could fit in the Star Wars universe as well as Ma.K., Macross and so on.
  4. ARMORMAN

    ARMORMAN FOUNDATION CORNERSTONE

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    "As your teacher, Mr. Spock, would say,'I would like to think there are always possibilities.'"
    -Jim Kirk

    :)
  5. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Man, that is freakin' awesome!! :)
  6. Dempster22

    Dempster22 New Member

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    I enjoyed reading this post. I congratulate you for the terrific job you've made. Great stuff, just simply amazing!
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