Minor/Repaint: Custom G1 Sharkticon Gnaw with spiked tail, claws & sharkskin

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  1. payton34

    payton34 Well-Known Member

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    UPDATED: Custom G1 Sharkticon with spiked tail, claws & sharkskin

    This is a custom Sharkticon that I got from Ebay. The original customizer painted the exterior and gave it a rough feel, like sharkskin. He also put antennas on there, but they were broken off when I received it.

    I reattached the antennas, and found one of those small rubber skins that you can get for a flashdrive/memory stick. I sliced it up and used it for the spikes on the tail as well as the extended claws on the hands.

    Then I took some watered-down black and touched up his teeth, making him look like the type that munches on metal all the time.

    The final pic is just to remind him who's boss, lol.
     

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    Diggin' the rust/plaque & the claw extensions on this one...
     
  3. Sharktibolt

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    SHARKTICON! :D  My favorite figure!

    Don't let my avatar fool you, I love BOTH figures with the name! Awesome job. :thumb 
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks awesome! Is that Grimlock customized?
     
  5. payton34

    payton34 Well-Known Member

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    Yep, it's the one that Sabsabby did.
     
  6. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Darn. Awesome comparison pictures! I like it!!!!!
     
  7. payton34

    payton34 Well-Known Member

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    I'm still working on him. Tonight I'm working on his feet and other facial features, maybe his dorsal fin as well.
     
  8. TTT

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    Nice work, those details do so much !
     
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    bellyboy working working working

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    i like it

    :thumbs2: 
     
  10. payton34

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    Okay, I did some more work on it. Going by this photo from the movie, you can see that their dorsal fins, etc. were larger and they had two long "whiskers" just below the jawline:

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    This time I added some longer "whiskers", enlarged the fins (I still need to smooth out the edges) and did a little panel lining.

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    Part of me is thinking I should have stopped while I was ahead. Did I go to far?
     
  11. payton34

    payton34 Well-Known Member

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    Okay, this should be it. I did a little more panel lining around the eyes and jaw, so I think I'm (finally) done with it now.

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  12. frenzyrumble

    frenzyrumble Banned

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    looks even better. You're going for the whole quintessons family huh? I have an unopened Prosecutor here (hint hint) would go nice with a custom Judge and Sharkticon....
     
  13. payton34

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    Ha ha, you've convinced me, I'll take it! :thumbs2: 
     
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    frenzyrumble Banned

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    and if somehow you can get amber marbles to replace those sharkticon eye balls, that would be real nice looking...
     
  15. payton34

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    Hmm...I may give that a shot tomorrow. Thanks for the tip!
     
  16. payton34

    payton34 Well-Known Member

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    You wanted marbles, you got them:

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    I like them, but can they go in deeper a little? they look like a good size, but protruding a little too much.
     
  18. payton34

    payton34 Well-Known Member

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    No, that's as far in as they'll go. I'll probably use some filler to close up the gaps, though.
     
  19. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    too bad you can't save that toy's horrid torso in robot mode :lol 
     
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    Great looking figure.
     

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