Minor/Repaint: Classics Sunstorm

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  1. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    Well here's what he looked like before I threw him across the room.

    I called myself prepping him, sanding rub areas, and bottom line is, I LOATHE this mold.

    So I'll be stripping him and sanding the pure hell out of him, and repaint him over again.

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  2. galvascream

    galvascream Apple Junkie

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    poor sunstorm. he never spoke or appeared in the cartoon, and now he meets the wall?
     
  3. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Well-Known Member

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    I think it looks pretty good, actually. What paints did you use? I'm working on a classic seeker myself right now but haven't got enough parts painted to see where I might have to sand.
     
  4. prime13

    prime13 UCHUU KITAAAA

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    and at who-knows-what speed at that.
    anyway this guy is awesome!
     
  5. lotussouljah

    lotussouljah Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I need a Classics Sunstorm as well, but you're absolutely right, what a ridiculous mold. WHY MUST THE WINGS BE IN THE WAY GAAHHHH!!!!?!

    Uhhh....you know those Seeker toys can't actually fly right!? Because....I..I had a good laugh. :D 
     
  6. coinilius

    coinilius Well-Known Member

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    That looks good to me - well, as good as Sunstorm customs ever really look, anyway...
     
  7. sentinalsupreme

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    i like this the detailing stands out
     
  8. bellyboy

    bellyboy working working working

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    i like
     
  9. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    I hear ya about this mold! Worse case of rubbing ever. But all that aside, it looks great. Judging by what you have here, when you get the kinks out it should be worth the aggravation.
     
  10. quasarstar

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    to provent some rubbing sand down the tabs on the wing and loosen the screws in the legs a bit,the cockpit some times it smooth same times it aint.i love hate this mold. take up the good work.
     
  11. the (H)i(GH)con

    the (H)i(GH)con raver-in-diguise

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    He looks good to me. Thanks for the heads up though. I just got an extra Acidstorm to paint into skywarp about a week ago, and was wondering about all the spots that would cause paint rub like the pegs on his inner legs among may others. Any chance you could list some of the other spots I really need to focus on?
     
  12. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    thanks for the comments everyone.


    i used testors enamels through an airbrush.
     
  13. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    the back of his forearms, his thighs (i'm starting from scratch, and this time I'm just going to mask his thighs, so there wont be any rubbing at all), his legs (where the fins rotate around), the small tail fins, the sides of the cockpit, and i'm also masking off the joints that move the wings and arms, they're kind of rubbery and enamel seems to rub right off.
     
  14. the (H)i(GH)con

    the (H)i(GH)con raver-in-diguise

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    looks like I got my work cut out for me, but I love a challenge! Thanks bro.
     
  15. kaotic504

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    nice job
     
  16. deruberhanyok

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    Hmm... I'll have a better idea as to what I need to do with mine by the end of this week, but I'm using Testors enamels as well. No airbrush though, just the regular spray cans.

    I actually found myself thinking if it doesn't come out looking alright I might strip it (or buy another universe starscream) and try dying the plastic. That would at least help with any rub problems.
     
  17. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    1: I wish we had photos of the Alt mode.

    2: I wish we had photos of the dent he made when he hit the wall.

    I liked the colors you used, but will look forward to the redo.
     

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