Heavy/Scratch: Classics VW Bumblebee reshell WIP

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by turboedguy, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    So Its been a while since I posted anything new in the Radicons, I've got so many unfinished projects to complete and decided that one of my new years resolutions was to finish some of them. :) 

    He started as a RTS Bumblebee, and a 1/32 1950 split window VW kit.

    Let me know what you think.

    UPDATE Jan 24th. As soon as he is dry enough to transform, ill take better non-cellphone pics showing detail, and alt mode.

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  2. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    AWESOME!
    I always admire you guys who can do reshells... but it makes me very jealous :) 
     
  3. deaculpa

    deaculpa Seven Star Fist

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    this is what he should have been.
     
  4. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    Nice! What about that panel-alignment? Looking damn good! :thumb  Oh & is that Sideswipe in the background? How is that guy coming along... :lol 
     
  5. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    I'm liking it so far.
     
  6. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks. The panels actually line up near perfect, once the build is finished there will be alignment tabs that place everything together.

    Lol, that sideswipe is pretty much finished, just needs body paint. That's also one of my new years resolutions.

    Thanks.
     
  7. Wikkid

    Wikkid Semi-retired customizer

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    Great to see you back. That BB's another great example of your innovative mind. Looks like he's all mapped out.

    PS I hope that yellow doesn't give you too much grief going over the red.

    Oh, and that Sideswipe still r00lz.
     
  8. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    WOW!!! it's looks like it's never been cut!!! dang that's hot!!
    I have some reshell waiting to happen soon :p 
    Deluxe/Voyager BB VW Beetle
    Voyager Ratchet/Ironhide VW Transporter's
    Deluxe Trailbreaker+Hoist FORD Bronco's
    Deluxe Gears/Brawn etc. dunno what model it is

    But my work is far from professional, looks like your doing this your whole life ;) 
     
  9. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    I've pondered this one. Thanks for doing it.

    Looks good.
     
  10. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    Thanks man, glad to be back.

    Im hoping a light coat of "Fusion" grey primer will be enough that the red wont bleed through the yellow. Should be fine.

    Thanks guys!

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  11. rattraprules98

    rattraprules98 AKA Chr0nus

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    Pretty freakin sexy my man :thumb 
     
  12. Wars

    Wars Regular At Swerve's™

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    That' pretty awesome. I like how the doors swing around to form his inner leg instead sitting on his arms. Can't wait to see it painted.
     
  13. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    WOW thanks a lot for posting that many clear/crisp and intresting pics.. I will use these when I'll get into trouble working on my own vw-bug BB reshell :D !!
     
  14. Treadshot A1

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    It's like he's cosplaying as CJ right now! :lol 


    This actually looks really awesome. The new hinges you added to make the feet work is a great idea. Can't wait to see it slightly more yellow. :) 
     
  15. Detroa

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    That looks amazing, it could absolutely fit with some of the smaller G1 MP figures.
     
  16. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Perfect. :drool: 
     
  17. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

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  18. bellyboy

    bellyboy working working working

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    i love this
    your work is always so clean and so accurate , envy !!!


    i bought the same model car to try that myself but i dont have time for bashing at all :( 
     
  19. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    That looks incredible. You pulled this off very nicely.
     
  20. Sparkless

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    Very impressive, especially with how well all the car parts are lining up already.
     

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