Minor/Repaint: Classics Cliffjumper

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  1. ^o^CORVUS^o^

    ^o^CORVUS^o^ You call on me to solve a crooked rhyme

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    Another entry in the "about damn time" department, here is my repainted Classics Cliffjumper.

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    The head is from WFC Cliffjumper (natch), as is the pistol. The B.F.G is a missile-launcher of some sort I've had in my parts-bins now for a couple of years, tipped with a part from Energon Shockblast's cannon.

    The main color is straight Testors MM Guard's Red, mixed with some future, over a primer-coat of Krylon Fusion red. In addition he has parts painted in Testors Battleship Gray, Dragon Black, Gunmetal, and Citadel Mithril Silver. The B.F.G was originally a dark green, and I painted it first with Krylon Fusion Beige, and then Krylon Metallic Brilliant-Silver. Also, I mixed a wash of Guard's Red and Gunmetal for the details on his head, and his eyes were painted with a mix of Citadel Enchanted Blue and Testors Dragon White.

    I had a near-mishap at the start when trying to paint him using Testors Enamel Italian Red, but there was an issue of some sort with the paint or the nozzle, as it came out all splattery. I had to quickly dunk the parts in alcohol and let them soak a bit to remove the mess. After that I went with the Fusion for a primer, and then hand-painted the Guard's Red over it. Whew!

    I'm pretty happy with how he turned out, and pleased to place him back on my classics shelf. Comments are welcome :) 
     

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  2. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    perfection!
     
  3. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody!

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    Nicely done. Where did the big gun come from
     
  4. ^o^CORVUS^o^

    ^o^CORVUS^o^ You call on me to solve a crooked rhyme

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    Thanks guys!

    As I mention above, the B.F.G was a missile launcher I had in my weapons-bin. I'm not sure what its from, actually, because it came as part of a big lot. It may be a GI Joe launcher of some type. I didn't alter it too much, just cut off the grip and added a 5mm post, and slapped the tip of a Shockblast cannon on the front of it, then gave it a few coats of Krylon.

    Also, I've added a few more pics :) 
     
  5. cliffjumperftw1

    cliffjumperftw1 I have no idea what I'm doing.

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    I need a real CJ...Not that piece of junk RID cj... (-_-*) This is very cool! :) 
     
  6. bellyboy

    bellyboy working working working

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    beautiful
     
  7. TWINTURBO

    TWINTURBO Mandiprime97's badass :)

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    good job :) 
     
  8. xtommytmoshx

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    damn that is some hot shit, that red looks killer.
     
  9. ^o^CORVUS^o^

    ^o^CORVUS^o^ You call on me to solve a crooked rhyme

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    Thank you all! And yeah, I'm pleased with this shade of red.
     
  10. megadon

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    nice clean paint job
     
  11. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    I like it, nice work.
     
  12. Christopher-2

    Christopher-2 Well-Known Member

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    Hey, not bad at all. If there's one thing Cliffjumper is known for, it's pulling big guns out of his tailpipe. Takara should just release this as United Earth Mode Cliff. I hear that we're getting a first edition cliff with a g1 head to use as a classics version down the line, which won't make my fellow collectors happy (I got my classics cliff in stores way back when I was 16! Mu ha ha!)
     

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