Minor/Repaint: Classics Dirge and Sunstorm

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  1. SCPrime

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  2. REDLINE

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    not bad at all man. what'd you use for the white for the hands on sunstorm? vinyle dye?
     
  3. Cast

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    I am very impressed by the wings on dirge.
     
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    Now THOSE paint jobs fit in with Classics!

    Good work.
     
  5. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    I find the wing paint a little strange looking in jet mode, aside from that they look pretty choice.
     
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    That Dirge color scheme is very nice. Good work.
     
  7. Soundwarp

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    Great work mate :thumb 
     
  8. mugen_prime

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    VERY neat take on Dirges wing design! It looks awesome!
     
  9. BeastWars 4ever

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    Looks great! Keep it up!
     
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    Those fricken rokk dude. Very nice!
     
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    Man I like those. Sunstorm especially.
     
  12. SCPrime

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    No, just Krylon Fusion white. I've never tried dyeing before.
     
  13. REDLINE

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    you spray it on just like normal paint, but it bonds so it won't rub off like regular paint. I asked cause there' no clearance for the fists to have added thickness at all, but didn't see any wear from the transformation for your photos.
     
  14. SCPrime

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    Yeah, Krylon Fusion bonds pretty well to plastic. Also, it covers nicely with only a couple of coats so that it doesn't get thick. The other stuff I have to spray 5 or 6 coats to get the desired coverage. The Krylon Fusion doesn't react well to the rubber nosecone though. I guess Krylon Fusion is oil base. So what I had to do was use acrylic to cover the nosecone then use Krylon Fusion over it so the colors would match with the rest of the white parts.
     
  15. REDLINE

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    well, I meant even better than krylon fusion. As far as the nosecone, its a different type of plastic, and krylon fusion has enamel in it which is the problem. has nothing to do with oil or water based :) 
     
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    Lookin good, I love your Dirge
     
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    nice
     

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