Minor/Repaint: Classics Wheeljack

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  1. Razor1979

    Razor1979 Banned

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    Im working on a classics wheeljack originally sunstreaker and let me say yellow is a the hardest color to chang Im not done with him got alot of touch up to do but was gonna get it going to get some advice and tips on things I need to do . Ill keep the pics updated as I go about this custom.
     

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  2. SonOfNemesis

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    I have painted several figures from the Classics Sideswipe character and those headlights and edge-work can be a real pain. I used hobby masking tape to outline them and then painted them by brush. After they dried, I peeled the paint, and the lights and 2-tone edge-work came out flawless around the edges. Use hobby tape, not the regular stuff man, you be happy you did.

    Still, nice custom - very rare figure for sure man!
     
  3. Soundwave_FSD

    Soundwave_FSD Yoda in a track suit...

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    DANG IT! I need to make this guy now. I don't even have sunstreaker.
     
  4. antapp

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    I'll sell you one! :wink: 
     
  5. cheetor71

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    Several coats of primer will take care of the yellow. What did you use for the nose? I'm thinking about doing a wheeljack myself.
     
  6. D-Unit

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    Make sure you remove the clearcoat before trying to paint it. Soak the figure in 91% alcohol for like an hour, then scrub it with a toothbrush. That will help the paint stick to it better, especially useful when painting it white.
     
  7. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

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    looks good so far, how did you do the roof and front bumper and head though cause i have a spare sideswipe i was gonna do this with and i tried it with a power master head and it was to small.

    looks good though
     
  8. nellie131

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    thats the mastercollectables kit, the roof and rear fins etc all unmistakable since i did my version (there is a thread for it) and good job on this custom the white looks good!
     
  9. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

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    crap i see they are sold out oh well
     
  10. Razor1979

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    Yep its the master set the roof doesnt fit so good it needed work and fins are a lil crazy but front end is perfect and head is great Ill be posting more once completely finished
     

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