Introduction: Lego Optimus Prime Head

do not care about the color

Step 1: This Is Easy

try this

Step 2: Part of the Head

top part

Step 3: Put It On

half way done

Step 4: Make Eyes

5 parts

Step 5: Put It on

it is going to be cool

Step 6: The Mouth

two more steps

Step 7: Top

top parts

Step 8: The Stand

this is it

Step 9: It Is Done

cool is it not

Comments

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Ward_Nox made it! (author)2007-08-05

be fair guys this was done by an 8 year old if your sons really serious about trying to make it exactly like optimums prime this is what you should do what you should do is get the mask/Helmut for reference or some other refrence that you can turn any wich way so you can see the details then have him figure out what colors he needs to build each area (build it in sections esp cause not many ppl have that large a suplly of blue black and silver leggos and this may take a while unless u scale it down) leggo does sell bulk blocks on the web site by color still not one to critisize in a contest leggo ran when i was a kid i made a space ship that looked like the patradge famly buss r rocket engines

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Rosedale25 made it! (author)Rosedale252007-08-06

Hi, this is Rosedale25's mom -- thank you for your helpful words. Now, I'll educate myself -- what is the "mask/Helmut" you refer to above? Can you link me to instructions? My son wanted to build a sphere, but found it difficult to curve the edges properly.

We have a *truckload* of Lego at home -- our fav. Lego expert right now is Nathan Sawaya. We saw an online CNN report about him and his fabulous work.

He has build more indepth models, but I'm not sure his brain has learned to think in "sections"

Cheers,
RD25's Mom!

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I feel bad for your son, him having to go through people bullying him. I'm happy that he even has the opportunity to play with Legos.

Happy building rosedale25!

-J.R.

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Ward_Nox made it! (author)Ward_Nox2007-08-06

lso leggo has some more advanced models on there site some are the ones u need to be able to make to work there as a model maker

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Octopus Prime - Craft Maker Infinity made it! (author)2014-04-11

You jerk! He was only 8 years old when he made this instructable!

-J.R.

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joemonkey made it! (author)2007-08-02

yah, i have tranformers the game on my wii, and optimus looks nothing like that. i mean, his eyes are blue!

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Hey, he said that he was more concerned about the design and not the coloration! )^:(

-J.R.

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AdamMagdaleno made it! (author)AdamMagdaleno2009-05-31

Check out mine you can build it. It's pretty good..... :'(

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Octopus Prime - Craft Maker Infinity made it! (author)2014-04-11

I'm sorry about what Mr. Seabananers said, that was just plain mean. I really do think that this is a cute model, I think this looks like a new cartoon version of Optimus Prime! (:

-J.R.

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seabananers made it! (author)2010-07-13

no it is not

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Just because of that, I have favorited this instructable! (:<

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hhhttt made it! (author)2010-07-22

wow. exact replica.

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joerubberboots9 made it! (author)2009-06-21

great job! i like it, but work on the colors.now you can think up a way to make the rest of him!

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AdamMagdaleno made it! (author)2009-05-31

I'd give it an A for effort check out mine it's pretty neat.

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machomario1 made it! (author)2009-03-21

the frme of his head looks ok but colors are something you need to work on and more detail would be better but still, good job!

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pikathebudgie1234 made it! (author)2009-02-24

one word : COOL!

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Thecoolestguyintheworld made it! (author)2009-02-17

It is cool but ot seriously needs some work

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meanbean made it! (author)2009-01-31

yeah...... ummmm
this is more like it
optimus

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The Jamalam made it! (author)2008-06-30

try what?

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tankboyben made it! (author)2007-08-02

Dude im sorry but that looks more like marge simpson!! have you actualy seen what Optimus Prime looks like? well when im sure when i was a kid my lego stuff looked about the same so im not taking the mick, you tried lol =o)<br/>

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stewmeat95 made it! (author)stewmeat952007-10-17

you a jerk

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tankboyben made it! (author)tankboyben2007-10-18

not really, I just gave my opinion. oh and it's you're a jerk, not "you a jerk"...............jerk =oP

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stewmeat95 made it! (author)stewmeat952007-10-18

i feel so insulted ooooooooooooooohhhhhhhh

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tankboyben made it! (author)tankboyben2007-10-18

yes stew I couldn't make one better what with it being such a complicated structure!! i'll admit at the time I posted the comment I didn't know the kid was 8 so kudos to him and if you actually read the comment I wasn't really being that nasty was I? infact I stated that when I was that young my lego creations wernt much better. as for you well name calling is pretty pathetic.

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stewmeat95 made it! (author)stewmeat952007-10-18

dosent appear like you could make one better

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rotteneggsaresmelly made it! (author)2007-10-05

woooooow nice 1

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Miltron_B made it! (author)2007-09-16

When ever you need to take close up pictures, like the one on step six, you can turn on the "Macro" Function in your camera. If it's a CyberShot, it's a flower like button on the back. Keep on posting, and don't let your mom type in for you! Show her you can do it by your self. Saludos.

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Impeesa made it! (author)2007-08-14

there are a lot of really great instructables by a lot of really creative people, and this is one of them.

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Closet_RAt made it! (author)2007-08-08

Hey, if the boy's 8 years old, then give him mad props, how long did it take him to make this one, or did he just figure it out as he went?

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Rosedale25 made it! (author)2007-08-02

Hi everyone, thank you for your funny and interesting comments. My son posted these instructions-- he's 8. I think it's such a hoot that he's blissfully and perfectly unaware that his project is anything but wonderful. He's particularly inspired by the Transformers made out of k'nex. I'm going to let him read the comments and see if he can't improve on his first efforts. Cheers, Rosedale25's Mom!

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bedbugg2 made it! (author)bedbugg22007-08-04

im gonna make a knex blackout transformer model soon!

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Rosedale25 made it! (author)Rosedale252007-08-06

cool

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1BadMotha made it! (author)2007-08-04

I gave you a + rating because at least it isn't yet another insipid k'nex instructable. Good job.

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Mark Leggett made it! (author)2007-08-03

This is awesome, keep it up guys!

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Rosedale25 made it! (author)2007-08-02

Yes, I think there is a true likeness to Marge. Hilarious. Mom

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lemonie made it! (author)2007-08-02

In consideration of other comments, you should care about colour. Still, no one has yet advised you to use the macro function on the camera...

L

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PetervG made it! (author)2007-08-02

This is what his head looks like.

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rockyt made it! (author)2007-08-02

I've got to agree with tankboyben, that's marge simpson.

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badrang4 made it! (author)2007-08-02

ya that is kinda stupid!