Minor/Repaint: Classics Hardhead

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  1. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    UPDATE: NOW he is done. Gave him a G1-reminiscent windshield and an autobot decal :) 

    Inspired by Purple-bot's custom Hardhead using the same Warpath figure...here's mine!

    - Modded shoulders, chest plate, and shins to look less like Warpath, also modded the shoulder cannon, which came from Warpath's original barrel. Gave him a set of blasters too and made his turret removable in order to allow for an easier transformation - It simply pegs securely into place and is nice and tight for both modes, while retaining full 360 degree rotation. Also drilled a hole under the turret in order to allow a soft tipped tool to help pop out Hardhead's head :) 

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  2. 'purple-bot'

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    DUUUUUUUUUUUUDE!!!
    I LOVE IT
    I love the darker green, and the drybrushing. Did you make a way to lift his head out easily? or just pull it out like i do with mine?

    GREAT JOB!!
     
  3. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man! You did it first, I just followed :) 

    Actually I did find a way: I removed the pin that holds the turret in place and now it just pegs tightly into place. Under the turret I drilled a hole where I can push a soft tipped tool to help pop out Jazz's head.
    Here's a pic of another Warpath figure that I did the same exact thing to:

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  4. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    Looks good dude !
     
  5. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    that face POPS! great work as usual zac, hardhead looks fantastic.
     
  6. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Thank you

    Thanks Dan!I was hoping it would!
     
  7. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Wow, the colors pop and the mods are well executed :thumb  :thumb 
     
  8. azdragon58

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    WOW!!! This figure looks awsome... :bowdown: 
     
  9. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody!

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    Wow that looks amazing
     
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    That thing is awsome, beautiful work
     
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    aWesome!!! job, loVe it!!!
     
  12. Deadends Meds

    Deadends Meds Yup

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    Fantastic job; this is such a winning head swap Hasbro would be silly not to do it. Regarding your question Nem, I do think that you should put something on that front peice of styrene, it does look a little bland and a little color differential will make it perfect.
     
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    Most impressive.
     
  14. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Guys, thanks for your comments :D 

    I did end up giving him a more G1 vibe and added a windshield to his chest. I also gave him an autobot decal!
     
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    Deadends Meds Yup

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    Yup, the addition helps out alot. Definitely digging this. Great job
     
  16. soymonk

    soymonk Mathematical!

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    Absolutely perfect!
     
  17. megatronatlas

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    love it great job
     
  18. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    I thought this Warpath mold was cool. But what you´ve created here is beautific.
    The colors are well chosen and makes me do the same for my own collection.
     
  19. xaviercal

    xaviercal Customizer/ Store Owner

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    awsome, beautiful work
     
  20. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    That's awesome Zac. I love the head on it.
     

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