Minor/Repaint: Classics Dirge, My way (Updated, Alt Mode)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Nemesis Predaking, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    I wanted to try and be as faithful to the Botcon release as I could, while still adding
    my own little change and style.

    First thing you will notice is that I did not include the winglette's on Dirge, I really
    like the kickdowns on the wings so I left them in place.

    Second thing you will notice is I went with full size tailfins on the wings, I really like the way it turned out.

    Other then that, the only other thing I changed was using Gold on the wings instead of a Yellowish Orange.
    I tired to copy the details more or less exact to the Botcon release.

    I had planned of using this as my entry for the Kitbash contest in honor of Vector,
    but I've decided to come up with something better for that.

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    Alt mode pic in a few days as touch ups are still drying. Also I still need to knock the pins that hold the feet, in all the way. I forgot to do that. :lol 

    Update: Alt Mode pics

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  2. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Another great job, bro! I'd drop some cash on that if it were on the shelves. Keep up the great work!
     
  3. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Looks good bud....I like your color choices :thumb 
     
  4. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I am using gold on my Dirge as well. I didn't mean to as I thought it was just a gold color, and not metallic. Now My Dirge is 24K gold! LOL Good work on yours!!!
     
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    cool
     
  6. seali_me

    seali_me Well-Known Member

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    the word is wow dude.
     
  7. mattarmstrong

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    those tail fins on the wings are awesome that is a great mod
     
  8. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    Very cool work.
     
  9. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Man, that's slick! NICE job, d00d! :thumb 
     
  10. Death333

    Death333 Otherwise known as Dx3

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    I'm loving the gold and those tailfins kick ass.
     
  11. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    Thanks guys.
    I'm still learning all the little tricks of the trade, only my 4th bash.
    I had my reservations about the tailfins, but they turned out better then I had hoped.
    I really took my time on all the details.
    All & all I'm very happy with how he came out.
    Now I just hope I don't screw him up for the Alt mode.
     
  12. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    That turned out swell man.
     
  13. lookinglasself

    lookinglasself 1.21 Jigowatts

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    Great work! When I finally get around to do mine, I hope it turns out atleast half as good as yours.
     
  14. Pun-3X

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    I think a couple of us are lining ourselves up to make our Dirges and/or Thrusts to go with Ramjet. I know I've got mine all torn apart waiting for some spare time.

    I really like how yours turned out, NP. Definitely waiting for the jet mode pics.
     
  15. Nemesis Predaking

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    Updated, first post with Alt mode pics
     
  16. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Man NP!!...that really turned out well :thumb 

    Cant wait to see what you do for Vectors Tribute.
     
  17. SonRay

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    Thats a mighty fine looking Dirge mate! My only gripe is the bot mode paint apps. Some areas look rough and splotchy, the paint isnt very well applied in those areas, but they are tiny areas so only anal detail-freaks like me will notice.
     

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