Minor/Repaint: Alt Searchlight WPD decaled custom - Throttlebot homage

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  1. takedown334

    takedown334 Response Dispatcher

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    Well this was my first custom ever, in the alt series. And sorry if my pics are bad quality I am as well a digi-cam virgin. I dont know about flash, lighting and such, So hope I improve soon.

    I went with the Mazda RX-8 since Searchlight and Meister (Jazz's) head looks exactly the same on the G1 TV Show. I hope to paint his face clear yellow to match Searchlight's face. Wichita Police Department does not have RX-8's on their fleet, but it was the easiest decal custom to start out with. Probably a Ford Mustang would have been better suited but I missed an extra Wheeljack, but I like the Mazda's transformation sequence better. Tho Chase, may become that Ford Mustang, If I dont make him a Ford GT.

    I bought the WPD decals at a local Model car shop along with a bumper ram and the vector lightbar. The vector lightbar I used in hope to capture the effect of G1's Searchlight rally race lights. The G1 Searchlight had 6 special light abilities and now has a seventh. Right to left Stereoscopic, Digital Video Camera, Infrared Detector, Spectroscopic Chemical Analyzer, Radiation Detector, X-Ray Emitter, and now a Speed Radar Gun in his far left light. The SCAT on the back door stands for Special Community Action Team, which function is to quelch drug and gang crimes .

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  2. Banshee

    Banshee MvC2 online! woot!

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    That looks really impressive. I really like the bumper ram and the way the decals are laid out. Makes me want to visit my local model shops to hunt for decals :p 

    Just one thing though... SCAT? :redface2: 
     
  3. takedown334

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    Thanks, Im glad you like. "SCAT" Special Community Action Team, a special trained detachment that is an answer to drugs and gang wars in Wichita. also I thought it was a cool homage to Scatman Crothers the voice of Jazz.
     
  4. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I was thinking of the more vulgar use of scat when I saw the sticker :lol  I knew it wasn't what it stood for, but it still made me lol
     
  5. Banshee

    Banshee MvC2 online! woot!

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    Great minds think alike. :D 

    Years of surfing for porn will do that to a man.
     
  6. takedown334

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    Totally not the homage I was looking for... insert :spam .
     
  7. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Gorgeous decal job, dude. Nice work!
     
  8. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Beautiful!
     
  9. Mixmaster

    Mixmaster logh ghot SIS yoD TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice work there :thumb .
     
  10. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Definitely get rid of the "SCAT" thing. I can't believe a real police dept uses that!
     
  11. Ramberk Magnus

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    Good job!

    But yeah, I saw SCAT and was like WTF?
     
  12. takedown334

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    Just to remind us of what the homage was about.....

    And to tell gangs and drug dealers to Scat, get out of here.
     
  13. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    Really nice work!
     
  14. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Very nice.
     
  15. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Nice job. Its nice to see another kansas boy doing customs. I dont live all that far for Wichata accualy.
     
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    I'd ditch the SCAT sticker, but other than that it's an amazing job, d00d. Fantastic work!
     
  17. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    That is actually really freakin cool. :rock 
     

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