Minor/Repaint: Custom DotM Leader Ironhide (lots of pictures)

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  1. kaseycuyler

    kaseycuyler Maximal

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    For more pictures and a look at more of my customs check out Red Wing Bot Creations on facebook!!

    I just wanted to post my work on my Custom DotM Leader Class Ironhide. I really hated the paint he was originally in (especially the legs).

    Items used:
    Testors Enamel Paint
    Fans Want it Cannons
    Dark of the Moon Leader Class Ironhide

    PLEASE BARE WITH ME AS I'm NEW TO CUSTOM PAINTING I'M NOT A PRO BY ANY MEANS. I'm going to upload pictures from start to finish.
    Ironhide is complete. Here's a finished picture!
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    Starting Figure
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    The Start of the Spraypaint which almost made me quit the project as paint would barely stick to the silver.
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    Parts painted
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    Some detailing and the Head
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    One foot down, one to go
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    A Leg starting to come together
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    Body with leg on it
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    Finally got the Fans want it Cannons...these things are amazing
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    As amazing as they are, paint will make them look so much better
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    Guns fully painted metallic silver and Barrels painted movie accurate colors
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    COMPLETE...only missing the Shapeways hands.
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    Close up
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    The Legs
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    Closer look at the head
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    Leg and foot detail
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    Man those are big @$$ guns
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    Without the Cannons Attached. I ended up being able to remove the pins holding the truck pannels on the arms. I'll probably get magnets and some how store those on the back but right now i'm not worried. He is fully transformable but i'll probably never transform him.
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    Hands are now attached and looking awesome
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    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Nice job! Yeah, I use magnets to store the door pieces on the back of mine...
     
  3. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 MTMTE Sucks Moderator News Staff

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  4. kaseycuyler

    kaseycuyler Maximal

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    Thanks to the awesome FrenzyRumble, I now have an accurate licence plate that he had in DotM =D
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  5. kaseycuyler

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    I also have put magnets on the side panels so they hook to the driver and passenger side windows on the back and then fold around. It's not perfect but its a heck of a lot better than on the arms.
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    kaseycuyler Maximal

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    What does everyone think?
     
  7. Pun-3X

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    Always good to see another 'saved' Leader Ironhide. Very nice work--license plate is a great touch!
     
  8. kaseycuyler

    kaseycuyler Maximal

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    Bump for a NEW COMPLETELY FINISHED FIGURE picture. Also a photo was placed at the bottom of the first post showing a closer look at the hands and a link to my Customs page on facebook was added
     
  9. TrickyFingersNZ

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    Good start, still a heck of a lot more detail you could do!
     
  10. Barricade24

    Barricade24 The Decepticop

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    This gives me some inspiration for my Leader Ironhide. Nice work! :thumbs2: 
     
  11. kaseycuyler

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    Thanks!! I'm not a pro at this as this is the biggest project I have done and as it is, I almost screwed it up doing what I did. I'm too afraid to do more details haha. I may some day but right now I think he's perfect to me.

    Amazing how much better he looks with non-blue legs. I hope yours goes well!
     
  12. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Nice clean work, great custom!
     
  13. kaseycuyler

    kaseycuyler Maximal

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    Man...thanks, coming from someone with your talent with customizing means a lot.
     

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