Heavy/Scratch: Custom Alt 5-Speed

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  1. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Im starting a new custom Alt. I need some advice on how to fill the holes on the roof of Acura Prowl.
     
  2. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I can think of two ways to do it.

    Easy way - use a decal. You could work with reprolabels on finding an appropriate cover decal, like a sunroof or something.

    Hard way - get yourself some modeler's putty, fill in the two holes with putty, sand whatever globs are left off, and begin spraypainting.

    I did it the hard way. :( 
     
  3. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Will that Krylon spray paint adhear to the putty? If I choose the decal route Do you know of anywhere i cna get a "mirrored" sunroof shaped decal?
     
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    You could save yourself the trouble and grab Cramshaft instead.
     
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    I've always went with putty with filling in holes. It's a bit harder when the putty doesn't have anything on either the top or the bottom to stick to, but it's doable. I've not had too much of a problem with paint covering over it, but a few coats have to be applied to it. Sandpaper will be your friend as well :) 

    Feel free to click my sig to look at a few of my customs (namely Alt Runabout and assorted Alt Seeker customs [can you guess which ones? :p ]) that I've used putty on *shameless plug* :D 
     
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    Putty is actually very easy. Get the self-hardening epoxy-putty (mix two types together to start the hardening reaction). Putty, wait, sand, paint. Easy as that.
     
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    There are only pics of Prime, Megatron, and two Hot-Pursuit avatars in that link.
     
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    :lolol 

    Camshaft in a store is an urban legend, he's an e-bay exclusive.
     
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    E-bay exclusive..... :lol  I like that!
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    You've got to click on the sub albums individually. That's generally how Photobucket works ;)  :poke 




    . . . but *sigh* here you go:

    Alternators Runabout

    Alternators Seekers (all 7)

    :D 

    [and I forgot to mention that I used putty on the back of the head from Alt Mirage that I used for Alternators Interceptor/]
     
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    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Ah, I see. Photobucket has changed thier layout. I thought that list of sub albums was some kind of internet ad. :p  It looked foreign to the rest of the page.
     
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    I used putty to fill in the gaps with my custom from Prowl before Camshaft was available. It can be a pain but it is worth it.
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Yeah, they've been changing their layout quite a bit lately. I figured you'd see that after I messed with ya a bit, buddy. :D  :thumb 
     
  14. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Thanks alot guys. All the advice is totaly appriciated. Im still trying to figure out what paint scheem Im going with (Im leaning towards black) His attude is modeled after Hotshot and Cheetor (Young and hard headed).
     
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    5-Speed, huh? So will he be a base rsx?:wink: 
     
  16. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Yep. I wnat ot give him a tuner feel. But not one of those over the top tuners with the huge spoiler,ya know? Im going for low profile tuner. On the subject, does anyone know how to get a carbon firber look, I want to do somthing like that on the hood.
     
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    nevermind, pming is what i needed....
     
  18. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Do what now?
     
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    You could get stickers made.
     
  20. shade 0066

    shade 0066 Live Fast, Drive Faster!

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    Thats a good idea. I could see if the Reprolabels crew could do somthing like that.
     

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