Minor/Repaint: Alt Kup, 2nd choice

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  1. iconscons

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    Well, I wanted to do an SSR reshell ala Lobo, but I couldn't do it. I opted for a jeep which isn't suited too badly. I wrestled with a color scheme that would go with a jeep. The traditional Kup aqua would look stupid. I ended up doing alternating mists of aqua and dark gray to give a darker, dirty aqua look more in theme with Kup's aged style. It actually worked (I thought the whole thing would end up garbage). Here are some vehicle pics. Robot mode to come later once I've put on a sculpt-bot head. (I failed at a custom head made from an alt sunstreaker and some 1/2" diameter polystyrene tubing)

    Updated with bot pics, and after removing window frames. For more pics go to my photobucket
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  2. EvaUnit13

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    Looks good, the color looks dead on. Can't wait for bot mode
     
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    Looks good, the color looks dead on. Can't wait for bot mode
     
  4. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Chicks dig the Mutt!

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    That is a great color choice. Feel sorry for his passengers the first time he rolls over though. The door window frames look kinda odd, I know you're keeping them to look more like Kup's alt mode, but if you trim them off, it'll have more of vintage Military Jeep look, and since Kup is an old soldier...

    But yeah, this really could work for Kup.
     
  5. Hicks_Royel

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    That is a great color choice. Feel sorry for his passengers the first time he rolls over though. The door window frames look kinda odd, I know you're keeping them to look more like Kup's alt mode, but if you trim them off, it'll have more of vintage Military Jeep look, and since Kup is an old soldier...

    But yeah, this really could work for Kup.
     
  6. bumblebee15

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    GREAT IDEA!!! and hicks you have a great point! Kup is a seasoned warrior and what better way than having a new but older look for the jeep!!!
     
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    GREAT IDEA!!! and hicks you have a great point! Kup is a seasoned warrior and what better way than having a new but older look for the jeep!!!
     
  8. iconscons

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    Shoot, you're right, I should take the window frames off.... I think I'll do that.
     
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    Shoot, you're right, I should take the window frames off.... I think I'll do that.
     
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    Looks awesome!! Need to see the head!! (S-B does amazing work...)
     
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    Looks awesome!! Need to see the head!! (S-B does amazing work...)
     
  12. iconscons

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    Now that's more like it. Awesome looking Kup head too.
     
  17. Hicks_Royel

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    Now that's more like it. Awesome looking Kup head too.
     
  18. Spekkio

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    Have you thought about removing his rear seats? It'd be cool if he had a weapon mounted there instead or something. But it's a great idea and great execution.
     
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    Have you thought about removing his rear seats? It'd be cool if he had a weapon mounted there instead or something. But it's a great idea and great execution.
     
  20. iconscons

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    I wanted to remove the seats, but I didn't find any easy way to do it. (unscrewing all the screws doesn't do it)
     

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