Minor/Repaint: Coming Soon: Alternator Decepticon Tic Tac

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  1. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    This would be based on the fact that the Wrecklicon Tic Tac (The Gobot) who is working with Starscream in my story line I am trying to establish:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/thread70363.html

    Gets the Alternator Treatment. I got the main piece Swerve (he shouldn't be a Vette anyway) I am toying with Ideas for the head. I have the Decepticon Symbol and I am waiting on a response from Reprolabels.com (just sent the message recently though)

    Will post pictures when done..
     
  2. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well I believe that he is restickered

    Take a look at what I have done....yes he is still Swerve, I am not planning on doing to much to him anyway, just want to repaint his head and put a face plate (a la Optimus Prime) on him or prehaps I can really open a project and get another Grimlock, repaint and swap the heads and get Jigsaw as well. Comments as always are welcome....

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  3. Rattrap

    Rattrap Well-Known Member

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    Thats neat, did you make the licence plate your self, or did Reprolables make it for you?
     
  4. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Made it myself on my trusty computer...
     
  5. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    License plates are quite easy so long as you measure the space you have to work with and create the plate to the right measurements and resolution. I have them preped and ready for print for all of my customs. I'll be taking care of them as soon as I get the label paper. I have insignias and whatnot ready too.

    Its all about making sure you have the proper measurments and print them at roughly 300 DPI (to get good, clear labels).

    Personally, I would have dropped the black around the insignia and centered it out.

    Here is one (converted to a jpg though I am not printing them from that format) for the Mustang:

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    And here is one I did for the Corvette (again, as a JPG though I'll be printing from my PSD):

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    Yes, when they are printed they will be in perfect measurement at 300 dpi.

    Do you need a clean version of the 'con insignia? If so, PM me the file format you prefer and your e-mail addy. If you just want me to throw a tag together that is a little cleaner, I can do that for you too.

    **edit** I've sent you that license plate, per your request.
     
  6. Icebergman

    Icebergman Well-Known Member

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    Cool!
     
  7. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Here is the new plate courtesy of Gen. Magnus...Thanks a lot....

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  8. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    This Idea has been in the planning stages for a while. (Nobody seems to carry model paint anymore ( Wal-Mart is a hassle).). I tried swapping Grimlock's head for Swerve, that didn't work on either side. Now I am thinking of taking the Swerve head and taking some light cardboard (like a business card) and cutting it to size to be a faceplate on tic tac and then painting the head. Anyone try this and if so how successful was it, or is this idea just completely idiotic. Comment please.
     
  9. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well I started on the head....

    Comments and crits always welcome

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  10. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I...I can't see. Did you change the face to a faceplate?
     
  11. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, I'll try to get a better picture later...stupid camera, I put a faceplate on the head and plan to repaint it a little.
     
  12. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    I hope that this picture is a little better, I just put the base coating of silver on his head, After this fully dries, I will paint the details in...

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  13. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah these pictures suck. At some point, I will have to try to retake the pictures (Of course the first one with the faceplate would be impossible since I painted the head... more to come though.
     
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    mmm tic tacs
     
  15. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    I completed the details on Tic Tac's head...Globbed the paint on the right eye, I will have to touch that up. I painted the chest and some of the details on the chassis silver.. when it all dries I will put it back together and post pics....Oh and Galvatom, the Wrecklicon leader will get you for that comment (jk)..
     
  16. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I can't even find a Swerve, yet you are kitbashing one. :( 
     
  17. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Decepticon Alternator Tic Tac: Completed

    Sorry about that IG...I wanted to kitbash a red vette for my character and voila Swerve fell into my lap....sorry about the troubles you are having. If I spot another Swerve, I will PM you.
     
  18. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Thanks man, that would be awesome. :) 
     
  19. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Here he is, although only minor alternations were done, this is my first true kitbash, would love comments and crits.... meawhile, enjoy:

    The kitbash is based on the original Go-Bot (insert groans here :)  ) Tic Tac from the Puzzler Group. I recruited these bots back when Galvatron was turning Starscreeam to ash and all that. Here are pics (courtesy of www.tfu.info)

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    next post to show Alternator Tic Tac
     
  20. Overlord II

    Overlord II Starscreamicon Leader TFW2005 Supporter

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    Now Here is my kitbash:

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    plate courtesy of Gen Magnus:

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