Minor/Repaint: Alt Ricochet w/ new head

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  1. unmc2001

    unmc2001 Well-Known Member

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    This is my minor custom Ricochet. Just changed heads to painted Jazz head. Looks better than the original head as it looks more like Ricochet G1.
     

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  2. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    I agree :thumb 
     
  3. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Punched a squirrel.

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    s'good...
    Now what are your plans for the Meister body and Ricochet head?
     
  4. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    An nice improvement.
     
  5. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I think he should wrap it for me as a Christmas gift :D 

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    Great work man! I think it's really neat that you simply used the head for Meister, yet you kept the Ricochet Impreza body. That's cool, man :thumb 
     
  6. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Punched a squirrel.

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    But then, what's he gonna send me?
     
  7. AutobotSDG

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    Great job! :thumbs2: 

    I did this sometime back as well (I knew there was something I forgot to submit for a gallery), I think it makes Ricochet look 10x better. Only bad thing was having to file down the back of the head to fit in vehicle mode.
     
  8. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    A lump of coal perhaps? :lol 

    You need to send me a set of your Throttlebots! I've always enjoyed your work, buddy :wink: 
     
  9. icanfly

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    I did this once as well, but I never thought to paint the face gold. Looks good, mine might have to come off the finished pile

    JL
     
  10. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    Amazing, what a difference such a little change makes... though IMHO Rico should STILL have been a black RX-8! XD
     
  11. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    That's hot.
     
  12. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Such an improvement. I'm also baffled as to why the Impreze was used for Ricochet. But with the new head, it actually works really well.
     
  13. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    sometimes the simplest fixes make the biggest differences.
     
  14. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I've done this myself, but I painted the visor chrome/clear yellow.
     

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