Minor/Repaint: A little paint goes a long way (fixed Alt Rollbar, now he's awesome!)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Dark_Convoy, Apr 2, 2006.

  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    The changes are minor, but effective in Jeep mode, I basically just painted on the same black details that Hound and Swindle had.

    Jeep mode front:
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    and back...
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    I think the 'bot mode looks much better now:
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    That mark on his face is a factory defect, I'm not sure how to fix it aside from stripping all the paint off his face, but I wanted to show what I did to his visor, I stripped the gold paint off, painted the back of it gold, and painted the front with some thinned out yellow acrylic model paint.
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    I soaked his lower arms in 91% isopropyl for about two hours and then scrubbed off the gold paint with a toothbrush, the paint came right off except on the inside corners, which took some extra scrubbing.

    The stripes were done by black-washing with testors flat black:
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  2. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    That does look nice.

    Are you going to hit his shins w/ anything? They bother me being so open and empty.
     
  3. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Nice improvements.
     
  4. GALVATOM

    GALVATOM Well-Known Member

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    That looks really cool. It sort of unifys him with his former counterparts.
     
  5. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    yeah it does look a lot better....really need to do that to mine.
     

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