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TRANSFORMERS Classics Scamper Custom Action Figure

Custom #:48043  
Name:TRANSFORMERS Classics Scamper
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Transformers
Date Added:March 16, 2013
Base Figure:Classics Bumblebee
Height:5.00 inches
Completion Time:12.00 hours
Articulation:22 points
SCAMPER is the small black car that lived inside the transforming city-robot 'Metroplex'.

For my classics deluxe-scaled version, I swapped the legs (so the thighs are backwards) to help differentate him from a regular Bumblebee figure and from my custom Goldbug. I also modified the bumper, and added some styrene work so the bumper doesn't look hollow when in Bot mode.

The doors pop off, and I used a bit from the Infinity War I set (red) to create the energon forearm blade assembly. I usually display him with his doors 'on' though.

Painted with Mr. Hobby matte black lacquer paint & Gunmetal, sealed with Mr. Spray UV Cut Super Clear matte.

To keep the black/black colorscheme from looking too monotonous, I used a metallic black on the windshield/windows, and a Citadel Gloss varnish on the bumpers, runners, and above the wheel hubs.

Thanks to the lacquer paint and proper sanding/prep there's zero paint rub after many, many Transformations.

The gun is from Fakebuster's Shapeways weapons, printed in SWF/polished. I dyed the material black, then superglued the scope & peg down. The gun was spray painted with the same automotive metallic black as the windshield.

The blue sword came from an Animated Arcee figure.

In hindsight, I wish I'd made this guy using a modded Classic Wheeljack , since the original Scamper was a bit lanky, and Classics 'Bee is anything but. Still, I really like how this stubby little guy turned out.

Hope you enjoy the pics.

User Comments
Kukaahi - Saturday, March 16, 2013
I knew exactly who this was simply from the thumbnail. You did an awesome job! I loved playing with the G1 version as a child. He was so simple but for some reason I loved him. Thanks for sharing.
NeCrollector - Saturday, March 16, 2013
Total AWESOMENESS! He turned out perfect!
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