Scaling and translating with the rotation deformer!?
Rotation Deformer is useful not only for rotating objects but also for simply moving them to other positions. Set a Rotation Deformer as a parent to objects or other deformers you wish to move. This allows you to move them without worrying about their parameter values.http://sites.cybernoids.jp/cubism_e/modeler/basic/deformer/about