Minor/Repaint: Alt G1-Style Hound

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Jarrod, Jun 6, 2007.

  1. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    This is another commission for Jason, and yeah, it's nothing that hasn't been done before, but it does have a few unique bits.

    I removed all the rollcage, reat seat and front doors. Lined sheet styrene was used in the rear "bed" to replicate that G1 look. The winch and rearview mirrors came from parts of a 1/24 Revel Jeep kit; and the rear machine gun, hubcaps, gas can, and the new rear tire mount came from a 1/24 Hasegawa Willys Jeep kit.

    The missle launcher was scratchbuilt, using a G1 Hound missle for it. And the handgun was extended into more of a rifle. Both unfortunately do not fit anywhere on the vehicle mode. The machine gun, likewise, has no place on robot mode.

    All the interior has been painted black, and the black trim in vehicle mode has been painted a matching green. And finally, Reprolabels were added.

    Vehicle mode:
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    Note, the Reprolabel half-star was replaced with a proper full star decal from the Willys kit after I took this pic, and I no longer have it in my possesion to take a new one :
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    Close up of the new bed lining:
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    Robot Mode:
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    And a closeup of the missle launcher:
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    Jarrod
     
  2. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    That is sweet! I want one now.
     
  3. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Looking, Not Buying

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    Now THAT is way cool. You could say it's not merely an "modernized" update but a true re-engineering of the original design.
     
  4. Boggs6ft7

    Boggs6ft7 TFW2005 Supporter

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    that looks really good, I haven't done anything to any of my alts, but that makes me want to start modding them.
     
  5. defstar

    defstar Autobot...

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    I really like this work...been thinking about doing something like this myself...very nice Hound mods... :thumb 
     
  6. Fairlady_Z

    Fairlady_Z Official Voice of Flareup

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    Very nice. Alt Hound is the closet Alt to his G1 mode, but all the little touches you added really make him that much cooler. I love the shoulder launcher.
     
  7. Quantum

    Quantum Oh good

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    Ditto.
     
  8. MilkManX

    MilkManX TF Comicbook Fan

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    Nice! Great job. Now I want one LOL.
     
  9. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Very cool...you did a fantastic job capturing the G1 style and incorporating it into the Alt version....I like this a lot!

    :thumb 
     
  10. Soundwarp

    Soundwarp Next victim please TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's the way it should have been! :thumb 
     
  11. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    very sweet...i want one
     

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