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Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head 3d printed

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Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head 3d printed
Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head 3d printed

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Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head 3d printed
Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head 3d printed

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Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head

3D printed in white nylon plastic polished to reveal a smooth matte finish.

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Product Description
A replacement head for the awesome Generations Nightbeat figure (or, indeed, any version of that mould, from Bumblebee to TFCC Carzap), based on everyone's favourite waste- er, bomb disposal technician from the IDW comics, the inimitable Tailgate. The head is designed to work with both the figure's stock torso and my own height increase/torso conversion kits, and comes in two parts for easier painting.

Important: turn the head sideways when pushing into the neck joint on the figure (the joint is narrower from front to back) to avoid damage to the head while installing it. Then place the helmet on the head after installing the head into the neck joint. Painting before assembly is also recommended.

Also, if using the polished version with my own height increase or torso conversion kits, the neck joint may be a little loose (as the polishing process removes a couple of layers of plastic) . This is easily rectified with a thin layer of superglue, to thicken up the widest part of the mushroom joint.

I also find that the head works a bit better if you use it on the stock torso without my height increase kit, as Tailgate's a minibot, and thus, meant to be short. If you do use it on the stock torso, the polished version should stay on just fine, without the joint needing to be thickened (although you still can do that if you want a firmer connection, naturally).

Tested in Polished WSF. Other materials available on request, on a 'First To Try' basis.
What's in the box:
Gen. Tailgate (IDW Version) Head
1.29 x 2.29 x 1.21 cm
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0.51 x 0.9 x 0.48 inches
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