Minor/Repaint: Cancelled Henkei "Black Convoy" Repaint

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  1. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    Threw the guy on ebay:

    Henkei Classics Transformers Optimus Black Convoy Rare - eBay (item 300429279299 end time May-26-10 11:03:28 PDT)


    This is a CUSTOM that is meant to look as close to stock as possible.

    A black figure was used to start so there is minimum paint scrapping and all details were meticulously recreated. The blue has the same "pearl" sparkle as the original and there is even a "NOT FOR SALE" decal in the proper place. The only difference between this and the production toy is the gun is painted differently. :) 

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  2. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    MOST impressive! Are those cast-translucent windows, or did you tint clear ones?

    D/L
     
  3. Quickwing

    Quickwing Devasia Mentality

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    A most impressive paint job, though a bit dissapointing that you used the KO as the base.
     
  4. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    how can you tell it was a KO base and not univ nem prime?
     
  5. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    thanks eric + QW, need to get a little practice in before i tacked the kidbash roadbuster kit :) 

    the windows are painted on the insides to avoid scrapping.

    yeah, i'm kind of crazy about quality so i wouldn't have used the bootleg but it was top-notch and even better after I fixed some of the joints and made everything nice and tight. i think its better to avoid as much painting as possible compared to using a nemesis prime or something
     
  6. Quickwing

    Quickwing Devasia Mentality

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    Seeing the head made it pretty clear it was the KO. Not that there's too much wrong with the KO overall if you're willing to make some tweaks here and there, but the head and it's warped proportions really hurt it for me. And maybe I'm just being finicky here, but I'd like to get a more decent recast of the original mold's head before I mod the ones I have.
     
  7. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    I'm going to try and win this (Winning now!). Any tfw discounts?
     
  8. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    hey chris, free shipping isn't good enough? lol!

    if you win i'll send you a little something for free :) 
     
  9. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Sweet! Hopefully I can round up a couple more bucks.


    Quick Question.... Paint chipping? Should I be worried about that? Im not going to play with it or anything but I'd probably transform it a few times a month maybe? Is that a big deal?
     

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