Minor/Repaint: Alternators Ratchet

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by TCracker, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Used spray this time, but some parts leave alot to be desired.
    I am planning to revise the V-fin sometime. At this moment, it is what I have.

    Still alot of imperfections, but I am learning.

    EDIT: Opps, should be BT Ratchet. I used a BT Skids figure for this...LOL
    EDIT 2: Painted the head crest black :D 

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    Version 2
    With Kre-O Ratchet head.

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  2. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I really like the V-fin used for the head. It gives Ratchet a bit of an edgy persona - it's almost a mix of Animated and Prime Ratchet while throwing back to G1 at the same time. In fact, I think the whole character of this piece really tunes me into the Prime Ratchet.

    I won't :horse:  with the Scion xB discussion here. I would like to see a bit more "ambulance" deco on the vehicle mode, such as graphics, etc.

    I really enjoy this one, bud :) 
     
  3. roadblaster

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    Glad to see some Alternators/Binaltech on here recently, and this is a good one! I can see why you went with spraypaint though...painting white with a brush really is a pain in the arse.

    Keep them coming!!
     
  4. Underwear

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    Now that's the spirit! looking alrite so far.

    Btw humility is good for the soul every once in awhile.
     
  5. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Thanks, Allan! Really appreciate your feedback.

    Will do, I have some ideas running in my head and planning a few. :thumb 
     
  6. CodeXCDM

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    Another sweet repaint. Personally, dig this mold for Ratchet quite a bit.
     
  7. plowking

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    I REALLY like what you've done with the head here. As Allen said, it gives him a different look, as in not so passive anymore.
     
  8. Cinemastique

    Cinemastique Earth Culture Specialist

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    In my mind, the xBs aren't ambulances, more like support vehicles (Like Ratchet has been in the later animated series'). Usually SUVs in real life, but meh. :p 

    Awesome work! I love the look of the red.
     
  9. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Borrowed a Ratchet Kre-O head and it pops in without any mods! Looks better IMHO

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    :thumbs2: :thumbs2: :thumbs2: 
     
  11. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Awesome! I love the "V" crest because it gives off that anime vibe, but the red crest really looks more G1/comic styled. Can't go wrong with either! This is one smooth piece of work, my friend. The paint apps look factory and I never get tired of seeing Ratchet (and Ironhide) from this mold!
     
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    I agree about the kre-o head. I would paint the v-band black. Nice job!
     
  13. Marto6

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    I too like the head change! Crazy that it worked out that well. Did you put the first head on the kre-o Rachet?
     
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    How big is this fellow compared to classics prime? Could be a viable alternative to the igear sets. :D 
     
  15. Superquad7

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    I like the Kreo head, but I like the one you made better. I think it gives the custom a LOT more uniqueness and personality.
     
  16. meisterworks

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    the 1st head is more inline with AT/BT.
    get the V crest done in red, that's all. osem.
     
  17. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Thanks, Brian! You are one of my inspiration with your Ironhide and Ratchet mods that pushed me to complete this! :thumb 

    It is now black :D 

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    The head will be used in an Alt Perceptor custom that I will be starting soon. :) 

    He is slightly bigger than classics Prime.

    Thanks for the vote of confidence, Allen. :thumb 


    Thanks, bro :thumb 
     
  18. Coaxial

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    That is slick as hell. Great job on this!
     
  19. Alloy Alchemist

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    I've been meaning to comment on this guy and your Ironhide for days...I love him , and I been going back and forth on which molds to use for these guys. I really like these molds for Ratchet and Ironhide. I also been thinking bout the KO hummer molds and have been thinking bout the new I-gear molds coming out as well....but those guys are out of my price range at the moment.
     
  20. plowking

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    agreed 100%

    The custom head you made looks WAY better than the Kreo one does on the figure.
     

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