Jump to content

Ketongu Redux

  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Deinonychus


  • Civil Rights Activist

    Posts: 1376
    Joined: 25-October 05
    Member: 518
    Country: United States

Posted 15 January 2006 - 10:16 PM

I finally got some time to sit down and put Ketongu together, and I was quite disappointed by the finished product. His head and torso were nothing more then a hat covering an eyestalk over a spinner launcher...boring...

So, I took the torso apart while leaving the arms and legs intact and decided to have a crack at giving him a new head and body with the same pieces. Here's what I got.

Posted Image

Now he looks more like a bipedal dino-monster of sorts. His torso is a little thinner, but I think the head makes up for it a little more.

Posted Image

Posted Image

The ex-eyestalk has joined another stem to become dual cannons mounted on his back.

Posted Image

I really didn't want to give him a Bohrak-style head with that piece, but it was the best way to get it to work with the "bottom jaw" I wanted to give him. The red tabs are passable as eyes, but I'd have preferred clear pieces to use, but there weren't any :P

Posted Image

As I noted, the arms and legs are exactly the same as the official model...didn't have any problems with those, and the spinning shield weapon built into his right arm is fun as hell to play with

Posted Image

This last pic is just a play-experiment, to see if he could execute some sort of action manuver where he could crouch down and fire his back cannons...works okay I guess.

Not the most creative or awe-inspiring modification, but I still like him better now then he was before Posted Image

Posted Image

#2 SuvieD


  • The Sailing Monkey

    Posts: 1661
    Joined: 18-March 05
    Member: 272
    Country: USA

Posted 16 January 2006 - 02:25 PM

I really don't mind the proportions at all.  No part of him is really too thin and the head lloks better than the standard bionicle fair.

#3 prateek


  • Study hard!

    Posts: 10417
    Joined: 09-July 05
    Member: 426
    Country: Canada

Posted 18 January 2006 - 01:23 AM

this is cool but I like the official one better

#4 The Hordesman

The Hordesman

    Posts: 340
    Joined: 07-January 06
    Member: 603
    Country: Norselands

Posted 18 January 2006 - 07:01 AM

Nice! Looks like a D&D Troglodyte. I actually liked the old one though, with his robot looking head. ;)

#5 Kahgarak


    Posts: 1359
    Joined: 23-October 05
    Member: 514
    Country: The Netherlands

Posted 18 January 2006 - 08:11 AM


#6 Dark1


  • That will do......oh how right you were!

    Posts: 134
    Joined: 29-November 05
    Member: 559
    Country: USA

Posted 18 January 2006 - 11:41 AM

:oD OMG :oD

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users