Minor/Repaint: Custom Classics Wheeljack - Completed

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  1. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    I know this has been done to death by many experienced Radicons here, but I decided to go for it. Since there is no confirmation that there will be any Classics Wheeljack, I've decided to butcher a TFU Sunstreaker for this project.

    Basically used Cybertron Downshifts head, modded the head base to fit into Sunny's ball jointed neck and this shoulder laucher is from my KO Landcross.

    At the moment I am looking for a suitable gun. In this project, I've decided to go for silver like my Custom Argent Meister since to be really honest, I suck at painting anything white. Yeah, I'm lame and all that :D 

    So, there ad I will try to get this done by next week, watch this space! :) 

    EDIT : 3rd Nov - It is DONE. Check new pics. Added James Bond car mod pics - Now with jet boosters and V-Wing! :D 
     

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  2. RRavage

    RRavage MMC follower......

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    Another Streakerjack!? Damn....well, being silver is different i guess, so i look forward to seeing how this pans out. Will any decals be added?
     
  3. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Afraid not. I don't have any reprolabels. I will use the traditional way to do his stripes - masking and painting over.

    Yes, I know, not original being another Streakerjack. Seeing your WJ using the BB mold simply pawns mine:D 
     
  4. RRavage

    RRavage MMC follower......

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    I would recommend Reprolabels, i have used them and the quality is great, most impressive. I'll look forward to seeing your take, especially as you wont be limited as to how your stipes work!
     
  5. Rhinox555

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    That looks cool, but i see your brush was too wet when painting the roof.
    When you don't want it go into lines and stuff, (to create more detail) Wipe the paint onto a paper towel, and make "dusting" motions with the semi-dry brush.
    Nice work though, can't wait to see it finished.
     
  6. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Thanks for the tip! I'm pretty new at this, so all inputs are welcome :D 

    By the way, just added the backpack and wings, pics updated in 1st post
     
  7. Mastergeorge

    Mastergeorge I should burn my wallet.

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    Very nice. I like the silver
     
  8. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    This is very good, and personally i'm liking the silver paintjob. Seems more "realistic", which therefore fits with the Classics look
     
  9. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Sweet man. I like the way his wings fit on his back and the leg transformation. At this rate you're gonna end up with a 'Silver Lagoon' full of customs :lol 
     
  10. Xhairs

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    i like it so far i cant wait to see him done.
     
  11. phoenixliger

    phoenixliger Ogre

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    starting to look good. take your time with it. hate to see you rush him. if you want to keep him a little more unique try creating some sweet gadgets like energy cylinders, a jump pack, or gatling cannon? hey its wheel he can build any thing we just dont know if it will work right.
     
  12. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    Wheeljack eh? Will he be coming out in your webcomic?
     
  13. TCracker

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    One of the main purpose of me doing this custom :D  :D  :D 
     
  14. REDLINE

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    He's really looking good so far. :) 

    As for the whole "Another Streaker-jack" comments I say: "its the only one for this Radicon, isn't that enough?" I myself have this project on my "to-do" list, but the difference is that I intend to patiently wait until the upcoming Movie line is over (Hasbro's already hinted at Universe coming right back at that point) to see if we'll get an official WJ before I take up my valuable time to make one, as my "To-do" list is gi-normous.
     
  15. RRavage

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    Great work on the wing-pack! Looking at him now, i dont think he needs decals, he looks really cool as is!
     
  16. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Thanks! The wing pack is done using a sanded down 1/144 scale CharaWorks VF-1A Valkyrie. I reckon it looks the closest with the anime lineart. i was about to go for the scratchbuild but figured the symmetrical wings from that model would save me alot of trouble :D 
     
  17. TCracker

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    It is completed! Just some minor touch ups and it's 100% done
     
  18. Terrorcon_King

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    WOW! that is one seriously nice Wheeljack! i think out of all the autobots Wheeljack has always been my favorite!
    Great job on him!
     
  19. Dormamu

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    I love how you did the wingfins! And don't worry about the Silver, I think it makes him look even better that way! Great mod!
     
  20. frenzyrumble

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    the wings look really nice. I like how the back pack covers where they attach.
     

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