Heavy/Scratch: 1970 Chevelle Hotrod

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  1. ALPHAMAGNUS

    ALPHAMAGNUS Sector70: Reformatting... Veteran

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    Well he's done enough to show alt mode shots. I might put another gloss coat on him tonight. 3 out of 4 hoods are shown here.

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    spoiler is attached via magnets under the trunk.

    the dice in the windshield were from a necklace kit I bought at a craft store

    each hood attaches to the fold-up hood from the original alt hotrod.

    please feel free to ask any questions. bot mode should be up this week. I have some more tweaking still to come, and even from these pics I have a few alterations . (blowing something up 1000 times it size helps find imperfections)
     

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  2. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    love the options!
     
  3. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Awesome. The dice are a nice touch, lol.
     
  4. xaviercal

    xaviercal Customizer

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    I really like the hood showing the engine :thumbs2: 
     
  5. Grimlockprime16

    Grimlockprime16 Me Grimlock King!

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    he is really looking good. i love the pipes and the tail fin. cant wait to see robot mode pics.
     
  6. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Excellent work, Toby! Always a fan of your work and this really shows the hard work you put into it. I agree, I love the second hood! Your work just keeps getting better, my friend. This is some of your best!
     
  7. Altitron

    Altitron Commercial Artist

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    What's with the gold/brown ring around the back tires?

    - Alty
     
  8. GrandMaXimus

    GrandMaXimus Party in my tummy!!! TFW2005 Supporter

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    DAMN.........................Toby, I need to give you 3 more Chevelles!! Hot Rod has a family!!
     
  9. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Thats really awesome! How do you do a reshell like this? Do you just take the chevelle parts and stick them over the ford gt panels or do you have to take them off first and attach the chevelle parts to the limbs somehow?
     
  10. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Very cool Ican't waVell doneit to see his robot mode. Very well done
     
  11. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Damn...son..that's tight..I love old school too.....man I might have to hit you you up for a commission job
     
  12. ALPHAMAGNUS

    ALPHAMAGNUS Sector70: Reformatting... Veteran

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    it's mostly the trick of precisely matching the model kit with the panels on the source bot.

    I got lucky here, since it was an official sdcc rodimus and I didn't have to alter the wheelbase to fit the kit, not all reshells are so easy.

    I am always open for commissions, but these reshells are costly, and take awhile. they are not to be rushed.
     
  13. rohrerprime25

    rohrerprime25 Well-Known Member

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    man that is awesome love the colors
     
  14. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Wow... Outside of these words, I'm speachless. Incredible work. LOVE the added sidepipes from the cybertron clocker mold.
     
  15. GrandMaXimus

    GrandMaXimus Party in my tummy!!! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Amen.....I can attest to that. Patience is a virtue :D :wink: 
     
  16. deaculpa

    deaculpa Seven Star Fist

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    May be your best work yet, I think a successful reshell deserves a round!
     
  17. dsn1014

    dsn1014 41:75:74:6f:62:6f:74

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    The hood with the engine is my fav, I like the decals on it too, has the hot rod colours, but I like how you have them straightened, matching the boxy lines of the car, screams Hotrod to me.

    Can't wait til you show off the bot mode.
     
  18. ---The RAt

    ---The RAt Well-Known Member

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    that second hood is pure win on that reshell. The paint screams hotrod, and the style screams 70's. I think that this one of the best customs I've seen in seen in a hell of a long time.
    Great work and I can't wait to see botmode
     
  19. ALPHAMAGNUS

    ALPHAMAGNUS Sector70: Reformatting... Veteran

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    4th hood

    here's the 4th and final hood, I had to wait for paint to dry before I took a photoshoot

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  20. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I'd been mulling over some older vehicles as Alts, and this is really inspiring. This is one of my favorite projects of yours, and I think you know I'm quite the fan of your work. I can't wait to see more! :thumb 
     

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