Minor/Repaint: Classics Chromedome

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  1. Spoiler

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    After seeing a pic of one in a thread about "Obvious Repaints", I figured, why not do so. So, I picked up a Battle in Space pack to get a Hot Rod figure, and went to work from there.

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    First I had to demel the wings off to keep him in his Chromedome fashion, but I couldn't completely remove the swivel sections, because it would prevent his legs from locking in place when in alt mode.

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    Second, I saw a mod on here where you can make his roof open, so I followed those instructions. Also, moved his rubsign from the hood to the dome.

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    And now, to bot mode.

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    Now, there are some paint imperfections due to some of his pieces rubbing in transformation, those I hope to clear up soon.
     

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  2. MyTea Boc

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    Really nice work, the paint work is very smooth!
     
  3. warrentan

    warrentan Well-Known Member

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    nice. but why not try to swap the head? i used a deluxe grimlock head. try it
     
  4. D-Unit

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    I like it, i just would have made a mouthplate for him , but either way, you did a great job.
     
  5. Lock Cade

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    Nice job. :) 
     
  6. inturnmike

    inturnmike Well-Known Member

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    Looks good! :)  Maybe think about changing the color of the windows from blue? Other than that...I loved Chromedome as a kid..and when I got back into collecting, he was one of the first ones I bought back...
     
  7. Wars

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    Looks nice. Would be cool if we got an official release of this guy.
     
  8. Spoiler

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    I will definately consider changing the color of the window to black or a darker blue.
     
  9. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Looks good, Spoiler. Now make me one. :D 
     
  10. scottie_bee

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    looks nice man
     
  11. Superquad7

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    I think the G1 AM Skyfall head that sodawilly used on this same custom really would make this custom shine. Also, I'd recommend painting the windshield. Aside from that, you've got a really cool custom. Thanks for sharing :thumb 
     
  12. jcartwork

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    This is freaking awesome
     
  13. Spoiler

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    Curses! I ran out of black paint for the window!!!!
     
  14. Spekkio

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    I think the exposed engine - or blower, or whatever - should be gray or silver. but otherwise it's fabulous.
     
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    Nice!
     
  16. Naztok

    Naztok will work for gold chrome

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    Do you have one of the Headrobots upgraded Onslaught molds to take pictures with this?
     
  17. XxsnipersnakexX

    XxsnipersnakexX the G1 prick

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    nice. I always had a thing with this character.
     
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    I did miss this one. lol

    This transformer looks cool, and the paint colors work. :) 
     
  19. jordy

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    Ahh I see you used my mod tutorial for that mod for the canopy, good work, did you end up trimming down the engine down so it can open and shut at will? Also I may consider building one but adjusting the head space so a more g1 ish head can fit there.
     
  20. Spoiler

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    I don't think I trimmed the engine, I think I trimmed the canopy just a hair so it would clear.
     

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