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Hi guys,

I'm a fan of macross toys, especially the vf 1A and the legioss toy

My future scratch build project ?

a fully transformable 1/12 or 1/18 super valkyrie Vf 1S/J/A.

Here are some pics of my legioss custom legs' articulations.

I took the balls joints from my brown lego bionicle! Check it out!

Tests:

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Final version balls joints

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Hi khannataun... I have to move this to the Anime and Other section because it's not Macross.

Great project. Are you going to paint the Legioss also?

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You'll need to add ball joints in the feet now too right? Great improvement already though.

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To build a bigger head, I roughly drilled and cutted the bottom of the head in 3 parts. :p

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I'll glue 4 rectangular platic sheets in the hole I've made below the antenna.

The two other parts will be able to slide on each side of the head.

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I use the more Legioss parts I can, 'cause they are very sturdy.

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Looks promising! Can't wait to see more.

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CHEST WIP:

I drilled a hote in the chest to put rook ride armor in.

It was very difficult to put it in, because there was not much space..

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You can see below the comparison between the original legioss opening chest and mine...

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chest WIP 2:

I cut and glued tiny plastic cards to build parts for the lower chest.
Even if it has been a long and very difficult process putting these parts together with tiny screws,
I'm quite happy with the result .

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I took 6 pics of the chest's transformation mechanism.

Step1 (armo fighter)

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Step2

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Spet 3(battroid mod)

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This thread is amazing, great custom a tutorial, I can't wait for the next update!

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this build is great, can't wait to see more

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Dreamed of this for like...forever. Didn't have the guts to attempt surgery like this on my Gakken and haven't been equipped to attempt 'Chinese engineering industry'-protocol of replicating each part for such mods.

You are inspiring, though.

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Yeah sure. This one is awesome.

I tried to build new wings with plastic sheets , but it didn't work...It was too complicated

That's why I decided to build these parts using meshlab.

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Wow, I missed this AWESOME upgrade! It looks great and you've improved a lot of the engineering issues and limitations of the old mecha. I'll have to track this. GREAT work! - MT

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Hi everybody, I'm back!

I've spent the last two months designing my new scratch build project : a 30 cm blue legioss.

The toughtest parts to design were the cockpit and the landing gear.

This photo is one of my first sketches I drew 2 months ago.

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The fingers I've made for my 1/35 legioss were too big.

So I have to draw and to print them again with the correct size.

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The knees have been modified.

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I added and glued some plastic sheets to make my legioss much taller than the original one.
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I 'll finish them tomorrow 'cause I used a bi-component epoxide glue.

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I ended the knees much faster than expected

I drilled 2 holes in each knee and plastic sheet before driving the screws .

Then I sanded the top and the bottom of each parts.

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Knees comparison: before and after/ front and side view

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Looking great, love all these modifications you're making. The final result should be pretty damn amazing!

Also, I have that same Legioss/Alpha. B))

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