Minor/Repaint: Classics Ultra Magnus. Check it.

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  1. Razerwire

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    THIS is what Classics Ultra Magnus' head was SUPPOSED to look like!

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    I went out to Michael's today and bought a set of acrylic paint and went to town on UM.

    The paint I bought was called Basics Value Series by Liquitex. It's like a pack of 12 colors. For the crest I used the Ultra Marine Blue and the faceplate I used the Cerulean Blue Hue. The eyes were Cad Red Med Hue.

    The set of paints was like $5.

    I then tried to paint the smokestack gun white but that turned out bad so I took off the paint completely so it remains all black.

    I also tried to put the light blue paint on his lower arms but scratched that as well after.

    So after all is said and done, I only painted the crest on his head, eyes, and faceplate. But that alone make me like him ten times more. :D 
     
  2. soundwaveCA

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    Damn right that's what he's suppose to look like :D 

    Nice work man he looks great :thumb  Definitely have to get some supplies and do this to my Magnus as well, just looks so much better with the proper paint apps.
     
  3. Razerwire

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    Yeah, I left everything else untouched and just his repainted head alone is just making me stare at him longer. :lol 
     
  4. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    You rock, man. He loooks great. And you were afraid to paint him....bah!

    If you add paint apps to his hands and legs, make sure to post those too. Would love to see them!
     
  5. soundwaveCA

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    I know eh, even the painted faceplate for me just makes so much of a difference on this guy.
     
  6. Razerwire

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    I dunno. It's just scaring me to do the other parts right now. The gun and the lower left arm already scared me enough to rub off all the paint and leave them be.

    Yeah, I think he moved up a few spots on my Rank 'Em.
     
  7. Gears

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    Did you have to dissassemble the head to paint it? Looks good!
     
  8. Razerwire

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    Yeah, I took out the translucent piping and did the entire length of the eyes.

    At first I only did the ends of the eyes, but when I put the piping back in, it didn't look right so I did the entire length.
     
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    I plan on doing that to mine as well - as soon as it arrives. :D 
     
  10. REDLINE

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    nice dude. For the red on mine's eyes, I painted them metallic gold-flake first, then with clear red... the effect is like MP01's eyes. I painted the gun silver since it becomes his exhausts (which were silver), and his fairing gun is white... also did the waist, forearms, and kneecaps.




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  11. Razerwire

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    Looks awesome. I wish I wasn't scared to do the rest of him.

    I do need to get some clear coat for his face though.

    Oh, and I ended up doing the wheel panels on Starscream and Ramjet as well.
     
  12. REDLINE

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    awesome, I'd already done that to my starscream. took me a bit to get the right color of red for him. I'm not worrying about clearcoating the face on my magnus... the helmet sticks out so much that I won't be grabbing his face ever... but I will coat the crest on it.
     
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    Nice stuff, I need to get back into repainting/kitbashing some more..
     
  14. optimus_prime_rules_007

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    You guys did some nice painting there, but I think it looks better without it. Still, you guys did do a really nice job.
     
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    Looking good, RW!
     
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    Nice job, Razerwire. Looks pretty clean.

    After swearing that I never would, I actually picked up that UM/SW two-pack today. UM is the same damn size as Prime, right?? So, why isn't the two-pack $30 instead of $20?? Its like getting a Deluxe SW for free!!
     
  17. REDLINE

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    'cause they're both simply repaints, and its an exclusive, and we're lucky... :p 
     
  18. Razerwire

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    What he said. I sure as hell ain't complaining! :lol 
     
  19. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Very nice. Looks official.
     
  20. Optimus Scourge

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    Nice. I gotta do that. Hopefully I can get the right paint
     

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