Minor/Repaint: CHUG Battlechargers

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

  1. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    I'm sure these were going to get done sooner or later. In fact I just did some checking and Smog seems to have got the jump on these originally. Runamuck and Runabout. Made from Tracks and Wheeljack with casted Armada Runamuck heads. The parts swapping for Runamuck was an absolute PAIN! Was not just a matter of simply swapping a few things here and there. it could be done easier but there were two shades of gray parts between the two and i wanted consistency. Me and my bright ideas :/ This dastardly duo will be on Ebay shortly.
    Enjoy!
     

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    great job on both.
     
  3. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    Very nice!
     
  4. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Awesome stuff, Allen! I've been wanting to do these, but never found an extra Tracks or Wheeljack. So they'll probably be one of those projects I hit down the line when I get extra cash to pick 'em up via the boards here or ebay. Love those heads! Custom made or did you behead other bots? lol (I know that Armada mold for one of these guys had a great head).
     
  5. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    I popped the head off of that god awful Runamuck brick from armada. I made a mold and casted it. so that I didn't alter the original. It's a great head!
    Thanks guys!
     
  6. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    these look awesome,as all your work
     
  7. Miggytron

    Miggytron Slag Sucking Saurian

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    Dude Allen sell me a set of heads! Those are brilliant! Will save me a ton of trouble
     
  8. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    They look nice! I have been working on a set for like 4 weeks and I just can't seem to get them done.
     
  9. TFormerfan

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    those look nice and clean
    great job
     
  10. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Works so well. Good job!
     
  11. azdragon58

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    These came out nice... Very clean paint job...
     
  12. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    Dammit! You beat me to it! :lol 

    They look great! I wouldn't have thought that Cybertron Runamuck head would have fit so well... I figured it would be too big for this mold, but it suits them fine! This works so well, it's difficult to believe Hasbro isn't planning their own versions down the road. It's almost too perfect. :) 

    zmog
     
  13. ShortCircuit

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    No you didn't! Hol-e-cripeys those are soooo super sick with it omg dude. Never would I think I would see the day, nice job bro, damn. Personally I think the white one is so super dope....wow Bro that decepticon symbol on the white, makes me cream my skirt dude wow. The shot with all 4 together for the side-by-side comparo is awesome. Nailed that orange.
     
  14. Alteron_Sheng

    Alteron_Sheng 'Tis an Kitbasher & Elder TFW2005 Supporter

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    WOW
    *applauds* These are beautiful, and they really are perfect for the Battlechargers! My sincere admiration for an excellent job in modifying and painting them!
    the heads really help sell the molds to, wonderful use there! ^^
    *goes back to look at the images again* Also, just because it bears repeating, wow ^^
     
  15. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Brilliant. I assume the rub symbols are 'cons now? What happens to the missiles / wrenches in bot mode?

    Heads are great.
     
  16. spoonman

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    Thanks everybody!
    Hey Smog, thanks! Like I said, I saw your post before I threw mine up to check and see if anyone started them. The molds really do work perfectly for these guys. I think your heads work really well and if I had only seen it before.....

    The reason Runamuck looks so clean is cuz he's not painted at all 'cept for the forearms and roof. I did seal it again after wet-sanding the factory paint off tho. And I think it takes a super secure guy to admit he wears a skirt!

    Thank you sir. At first I thought the heads were too big compared to Tracks and WJ but they're growing on me. I mean they should work, they're from Runamuck!! lol

    Yep, the rub symbols came off of a couple junker G1 bots I had laying scattered around. The missles and wrenches can either stay attached to the doors or they can use them just like they're designed to.
     
  17. G60Force

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    NEEEDD to copy this!!!!!!!!!!!! WOW

    btw how easy is it to got the green/red etc. off to leave a clean white alt-mode?
    and how easy would it be to turn track (or wheeljack) to black with color dye'ing?

    any tut's and tips you'd recommend? thnx bro!
     
  18. destrongerlupus

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    That works SOOO well.

    I was planning a set based on Lockdown/Axer...but now you've got me considering a shift in plans...
     
  19. f-primusunicron

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    whoa, i knew someone would make them
    XP anyway is not CHUG is CHUGU (classics, henkei, universe, generations , UNITED)
    XD
    they really look official
    the only thing i dont like is the Knee articulation, you could have made the "taller wheeljack" mod
     
  20. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    very nice work man....they both look great.
     

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