Beast Wars Prowl Toy - Paint Problems

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  1. SICProwl

    SICProwl New Member

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    I just bought a Beast Wars Prowl off ebay.

    His paint was amazing looking and I could stop looking at it - pretty wings :D 
    but when I opened him, his right wing paint started to flake off badly (the shiny was going away)!!!

    I no nothing about painting TF toys and I just started collecting them, can someone recommend me good paint and tools to use to fix him?

    It's just one wing that's flaking and it makes me sad that I just got him and he's already screwed up.
     
  2. Wollstone

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    I'm interested in whether or not their is a solution to this problem too. I have a similar problem with Beast Machines Ultra class Jetstorm.
     
  3. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Is it the Vac chrome that's flaking (which is what I assume)? If so it's a common problem for VW Tranametals. I don't know of any paint that will have the same effect as chrome, sorry dude.
     
  4. Auto Morph

    Auto Morph Gimmick Bot

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    Ah, the old Beast Wars Transmetal cancer.

    I'm afraid it's terminal.
     
  5. Zigholtul

    Zigholtul I am the Waffle Maker

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    (looks over at TM Rattrap).......... Yeah it definitely is. :cry 
     
  6. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    Man, I'm sorry to hear that. I picked up both versions of Prowl at TFcon this year (one MOSC and the other with your typical "this was played with" chrome chipping), and they're both great. I really hope this doesn't happen to mine!

    As for a replacement, many have tried to find a substitute for chrome, and none have really found one. I recommend, if you want to go this route, removing all the chrome and painting the whole thing so that it is uniform.
     

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