Minor/Repaint: Classics Tracks

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  1. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I picked up an Excellion from a local store not too long back and straight away I saw repaint potential as everybody's favourite effeminate blue sports car! Knook did me a swap (cheers bro!) for his Cybertron Hot Shot, which was CONSIDERABLY easier to repaint et voila, a quick lick of paint later and job done!

    There's a couple of bits I'm not 100% happy with - his upper arms are a BITCH to paint as the joints are incredibly tight and paint chip whatever I do, which is a shame. I'm also trying to work out how to get two missile launchers on - watch this space ;) 

    As usual I used Citadel Colours on this guy - Ultramarine Blue for the bodywork, plus Chaos Black, Skull White, and Blood Red.

    Constructive crit welcome, as well as any suggestions on how to work those damn missile launchers in!!!
     

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  2. knook

    knook Let the Virus Consume You

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    Wow man he looks awesome, I'm so glad I did the swap as you've made him look Godly.
    Keep up the amazing work :thumbs2: 
     
  3. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    Awesome work. :D  Had a sneak preview of this earlier on, the alt mode just... works perfectly IMO. :) 
     
  4. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    I just did the EXACT same custom TODAY. I was going to post them on the Radicons tomorrow. :p 

    Either way looks good.
     
  5. ssg4life

    ssg4life Well-Known Member

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    man, i wish hasbro would make this one happen
     
  6. Gir

    Gir I want to be a mongoose

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    Wow - that's really good and a great idea! That mold fits pretty well actually. Makes me think about doing this to one of my Excellons... but which one - the red one or blue one?
     
  7. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    awesome!!!
     
  8. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Cheers mate :D  Oddly, I've been sitting on doing this one for about 2 months now, hehe, so I'm surprised I got mine done before you :D 

    Blue. Dark blue goes on easily straight over Hot Shot's blue, while you'd probably need some sort of undercoat for over Excellion.
     
  9. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    looks great.

    some classic seeker launchers and missiles would look cool.
     
  10. FrankyWest

    FrankyWest As far as it goes

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    I'm makin a tracks my self
    Make tracks month!
     
  11. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    That looks fantastic, excellent work :thumb 
     
  12. Big_Daddy

    Big_Daddy The. Balls. Will. Touch.<br><b><font color=blue>Bi

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    Looking good Jon! Very nice repaint :) 
     
  13. BScorpinok75

    BScorpinok75 Squadron X #1 Consultant

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    Fantastic job, very inspiring!
     
  14. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    Looks awesome bro :thumb 
     
  15. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I remember when TFmaster made his for the customs contest as well as RavenXl7's own custom. I have to say this custom never gets old. That mold is a fantastic little base mold, and it is a great homage to Tracks.

    You did everything really well too; great job :thumb 
     
  16. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Great execution man! This custom turned out really nice. I'm one of the guys working on one of these right now too. After I made Drift from Brealaway I knew I needed to make Tracks from Hot Shot
     
  17. red00wolf

    red00wolf insatiable collector

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    looks really nice!
     
  18. gargunkle

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    I didn't really care for that mold in general, but I would buy an official release of this (since I like Tracks). Very nice execution.
     
  19. chlokai

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    looks good, like how you filled in the grill things on the hood, and the stickers.
     
  20. BigPhill

    BigPhill Well-Known Member

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    I like the look of that one. If it wasn't for the overuse of the mold, its one that Hasbro should consider as a Universe possibility.
     

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