Minor/Repaint: Allspark Grapple

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  1. Tinfoil Turkey

    Tinfoil Turkey Well-Known Member

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    This is my repaint of Longarm into a G1 influenced Grapple. The only custom part was turning the missile into a barrel for the arc-welder rifle and removing the rifle from his hand and putting it on his shoulder. A warning to anyone using Superclean to take off paint apps, it does crack plastic!!! You can see the roof/doors are all cracked and the parts of the shoulder/said rear panels cracked apart. Then I had to sand the paint off anyway, awe well. (sorry for the bad pics, my camera was set to an unreal ISO and I forgot it was set to that.)


    ehko.
     

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  2. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    Daddy likey, that red application looks really smooth - custom color?

    I've been eyeballing my Longarm the last week or so here, he sits next to the monitor all unsuspecting-like, as if his stock paintjob days aren't numbered.

    Oh but they are.

    Good job.
     
  3. a person

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    Your repaints are some of the best I have ever seen.
     
  4. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    Man... most of the time, I prefer to do a few small touchups instead of reworking the whole figure, just because it's so frustratingly complicated and time consuming to get an attractive, durable finish...but your customs are delicious. So nice, it starts those dangerous little voices in the back of my head, whispering, urging me to undertake some insane custom ideas... :ev: 

    I'd be very interested in learning what paint and techniques you use, as well as how the figures hold up to transformation and chipping. In my mind, Longarm has been BEGGING to be turned into Hoist -- he even has Hoist's face!
     
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    enduser0001 Autobuddy

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    I don't like it...
    I LOVE IT!!!
    (Linger Longer)
    So much more so than the original.
     
  6. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    you blew me away with bluestreak earlier now this....looking forward to more....awesome job
     
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    This is a great piece, and it's so faithful to G1. (Dusts your Shoulder Off...):thumbs2: 
     
  8. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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  9. mattarmstrong

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    man great job and awesome attention to detail.
     
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    Great painting.
     
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    once again great job on this man! I'm gonna pay attention to what you got coming next, for sure. I haven't seen this mold turned into a grapple yet, only hoist. Keep it up!
     
  12. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    That is sweet!!.....nice job :thumb 
     
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    Nice work - is it more orangey in real-life? The pics look red, sorta more 'Inferno', than 'Grapple'.
     
  14. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Cool custom but I don't seem him as Grapple more like Hoist after all Grapple was a construction truck not a tow truck
     
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    Awesome, just awesome.
     
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    this is made of all types of WIN.
     
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    that is all kinds of love
     
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