Minor/Repaint: Classics Warpath with Lights & Sounds

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  1. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Here we have everybody's favorite little red tank, Warpath!

    Added LED eyes, and of course if any character was screaming for lights and sound effects, it is Warpath! Ka-Pow!!! Zowee!! Blam-O!!

    So all the electronics are in the turret, so the turret can still rotate 360 degrees. We have a sound effect chip, 2 LEDs, on/off switch for the eyes, trigger for the cannon effect, 5 batteries, a speaker, and all the wiring to connect it jammed into that turret!

    Made a custom barrel with a fittingly beefy ported compensator tip.

    He was base coated in Krylon outdoor camo ultra flat black, followed by a top coat of Humbrol enamels. Model Master acrylics detail and drybrushing followed by a seal coat of Future floor polish. After the Future cured, washes were applied with Model Masters enamels.

    Here's a demo video of the lights and effects:

    YouTube - ‪Transformers Warpath Electronics Demo‬‏

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  2. senorvandal

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    No… it can’t be… that can’t possibly be the same toy I have sitting on my shelf here? It looks so much more awesome... Seriously, nice work man, the glowing eyes and the weathering really bring the bot mode to life.
     
  3. deaculpa

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    looks really good, like the maroon with the overcoat. did you purposely leave that foward/middle portion of the tank partially painted? i say drop the red there too. again, nice work.
     
  4. big hank

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    Yeah I am real iffy on that section. Originally it was gray plastic, so logically making it different than the rest of the tank seems right.

    I opted to do it that way thinking it may look like cannon blast residue built up over time. I may add some red to it though for cohesion. Not sure, I'll definitely have to think it over. Good observation.:thumbs2: 
     
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    Too, too cool! Blammo!
     
  6. Blurr ftw

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    man he doesnt say zowie or bam
     
  7. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Wow, that is amazing. I dig those sound effects.
     
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    That's awesome!:thumbs2: 

    Let me guess where that soundchip is from: Armada Starscream or one of his repaints, perhaps?
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    das nice
     
  10. Gjinrai808

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    Awesome mod on the eyes! SUPERRRRRR COOL!!!
     
  11. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Thanks! Pow!!

    Maybe one day, on V.2..........

    Thanks 'Zilla! Glad yo like 'im!:thumbs2: 

    Ha ha! No cookie for you! Came from some cheap dollar store toy gun. I have about forty of them, LOL.
     
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  13. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Now if this custom had a voice chip, man that would be mind-blowing.
     
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    MINE!
     
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    nice! how did you do the sound effects? just amazing
     
  16. big hank

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    Why, thank you!

    Maybe I could squeeze one in, but it would be at the expense of the cannon FX chip. Hhhhhmmmm.

    That's a distinct possibilitry, starting Sunday!:thumbs2: 

    I gripped the effect chip from a toy machine gun. The hardest part is laying out the components in a way where everything can fit without, for example, the head getting in the way in tank mode, or the wires breaking when telescoping the barrel into his chest.
     
  17. wheeljack2010

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    Love the paintjob, and the light up eyes are just icing on the cake! Great job Hank!
     
  18. fallenkia

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    Cool. You are the only 1 can like made this...
     
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    That would be cool.
     
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    Every figure deserves lights and sounds! This is awesome!
     

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