Minor/Repaint: Autobot Rattrap the rat-rod

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Cycrolus, May 13, 2011.

  1. Cycrolus

    Cycrolus Herald of Primus

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    Well here is my second in my line of Autobot BW characters. I've had this idea for some time and didn't have a chance to execute it until I got a hold of a Hubcap figure. I saw someone else had done a rattrap based on this mold but it was not my inspiration. I also have projects in the works for all the other BW crew members. I decided to go with a copper paint for the "brown" parts on rattrap. The head is made from RoTF Icepick. I need to do some sanding on some of the pegs to get a better fit in alt mode. I'd like to hear some comments and criticism on this, I feel like there may be more I can do to this. Maybe that's just me.
     

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  2. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    That head works perfectly on there. You've really captured the essence of the dirty gray rat.
     
  3. megabotatronius

    megabotatronius Master of Disassembly

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    Love it! Very cool!
     
  4. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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  5. Brave Magnus

    Brave Magnus Hecho en Argentina

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    XD Really cool version of RatTrap. ^^ Excellent work with the colors!
     
  6. rattraprules98

    rattraprules98 AKA Chr0nus

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    You are now one of my favorite customizers just because of the title...

    Editing this 3 years later: maybe I should have said something about the custom :lol  looks great man!
     
  7. Cycrolus

    Cycrolus Herald of Primus

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    Thanks guys I appreciate all the love. I can't wait to finish all my other Maximals.
     
  8. Robot.MacGyver

    Robot.MacGyver Improvisational Engineer

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    For bootin up cold!! Great work. O'l vermin never looked so good.
     
  9. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! Great use of colors; the rusted-out look helps to break up the gray and make it feel more like Rattrap. Excellent work!
     
  10. JavaJim

    JavaJim Agilisticobot

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    Love the weathered look on the paint job.
     
  11. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    Yeah the weathering is perfect for this character. Primer, rust, rough around the edges? Yep, that's Rat-trap
     
  12. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    As others have said, all of the applications here are excellent!
     
  13. ShortCircuit

    ShortCircuit Decepticon

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    Oh my, your rust apps are marvelous I must say. Critic? Love the suede primer grey, really brings the vintage out on this guy for sure.
     
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    autobotx23 Banned

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    That's awesome. Great job bringing him up to date.
     
  15. Slothboy

    Slothboy Nick

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    Really suits him. Nice job. :) 
     
  16. Cycrolus

    Cycrolus Herald of Primus

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    Thanks again for all the love people. Hope I get this much on my other customs coming soon. I've been cracking down on some stuff.
     
  17. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Great show overall, especially in how you managed to make the alterations in his alt mode work toward a better robot mode as well. However, for the sake of furthering your custom, (this might have more to do with the camera than anything else), the only thing I can think to do would be to work on making the exhaust & other exposed metallic parts stand out from the rough/grey body.

    Like, I know that it's not supposed to be polished or anything, but the fact that it was never painted to begin with (like, assuming it was a real car that is) would often show a different shade of wear (be it stronger rush or shinier metal) than the body would, especially given the style that you're going for (where it looks primed & not completely fucked over).
     
  18. G G D

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    Awesome. I love the concept and the execution.
     
  19. bigkid78

    bigkid78 I MAKE SHIT HAPPEN!

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    man i realy like that. reminds me of my dads old car he had
     
  20. Rhinox555

    Rhinox555 Insert clever joke here.

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    Would his non-beast name be Hottrap?
     

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