Heavy/Scratch: Classics Smokescreen: Now with less suckage!

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  1. Napjr

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    All i did was to swap some Prowl white pieces with my new Smokey, as well the black forearms. No changes at all for car mode

    Now he looks more like his G1 self :) 

    Unfortunately i wont be painting any details because im getting the Henkei release and im gonna use him later for a new project (not yet decided). So for the time being, my Classics display will have a decent Smokescreen :) 
     

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    If applicable, what does Prowl look like with the parts you swapped?
     
  3. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Indeed less suckage. I'll just wait fot the Henkei.
     
  4. Napjr

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    For my display Prowl, pretty much like this:

    http://pics.livejournal.com/shortpacked/pic/001p6z63

    Pic borrowed from shortpacked of course

    But for the other prowl with the red forearms and gray upper arms, ill take a pic later :) 
     
  5. Superquad7

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    I just got Smokes this past weekend (w00t!). I'm thinking about doing this as well. Also, the spoiler is kinda getting to me.

    It's always nice to see your work, bud :thumb 

    I just thought I'd share a photo Dormamu took of my amazement of finding the sole Smokes on our recent toy hunt:

    [​IMG]
     
  6. plowking

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    Looks good Napjr....much better than the official IMO

    And :lol  at SQ7.....:lol 
     
  7. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    Every time I look at that photo it makes me LOL. It's also my default photo for when he calls too.

    I can definitely see the differences on your Smokescreen Napjr. I didn't get him (well, obviously..) but its nice that they made the interchangeable parts so we could do exactly that.
     
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    Less suckiness for sure!! Nice swap! :thumbs2: 


    **SQ7** <----:lol 
     
  9. Napjr

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    Well, its not just a simple part swap, since you need to remove the arm wheels to change the white pieces and kept the correct rims... although you could always paint them if you want to avoid all the trouble by just snaping the shoulders from the base a la Alt SubaruĀ“s... Plus if you want the blue elbow piece, you also need to remove the pin

    oh an lol at the pic :D 
     
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    pretty cool

    SQ7, I have been there, being surprised finding a certain figure at the store :lol 
     
  11. Napjr

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    He looks like like this ;) 
     

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    He's undeniably more "G1"... but I'm left wondering if the colours end up working as well as the stock Smokescreen. I'll have to think on whether I'll try this with mine.

    Sort of weird... it almost feels like it makes his palette too diverse. I know that doesn't make sense because you're actually subtracting a colour from the mix.

    I did a similar thing with my Alt Smokescreen, and in the end, I'm not sure it looks better on him either.

    zmog
     
  13. REDLINE

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    cool, I did this with the thighs, but not the shoulders (since they're supposed to be blue, not white)and I've left the arms alone. I wanted my prowl to have the grey legs and launchers, so I swapped those. For SS's arms, dye took care of that red! I still need to take the front quarter-panels off the wings and glue them to the chest, and then decide what I want to do with his shoulders. This makes both him and prowl look better.
     
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  14. SmokescreenSWE

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    That Prowl is a good start for a Classic BT Alert :) 
     

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