Minor/Repaint: Custom Insecticons: Kickback

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  1. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Basically what everyone's doing: Destroying a Dropkick, painting it black etc. I've deliberately left my Kickback's truck mode totally black because i wanted a more stealthy feel about it.

    This is my earliest deluxe sized custom, so a few, ah, bad paint lines and scratches, but you get the idea.

    As always, C & C's welcome. :) 
     

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  2. chansformers

    chansformers butcher of the bots

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    looks good!! if i may suggest something,have you thought about using the original kickbacks yellow clear chest piece behind the winshield halves when in bot mode?(a little time with a dremel and it fits right in there:thumb )also,have you thought about maybe painting just the front grill too?i kinda like how yours is all staight black wit silver rims!!!
     
  3. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    Nice start.
    Welcome to the Radicons.
    Hope to see more work from you over time.
     
  4. plowking

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    Love the all black truck mode.

    Bot mode is cool too....only thing I'd suggest is add some detail to the arms/hands to break them up a bit from the purple....maybe add a little black in there somewhere?

    None-the-less....he still awesome looking :thumb 
     
  5. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Thanks for the comments!

    I may redo Kickback's front grille and his arms sometime, still thinking bout whether i can change the chest, but will keep that in mind. Thanks!
     
  6. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Lookin' good! I think a little blackwash over the forearms/hands would help tone down the purple, and give it a more "real" look! :thumbs2:  I like it a lot!
     
  7. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    About the arms: I have actually decided to keep the purple (at least for now) on the forearms, but the guns i've repainted silver. Don't ask me why all the insecticon accessories/weapons are silver, it just sorta turned out that way...

    I've also repainted the front grille, and filled in the lights. Hopefully i can get pic this afternoon.
     
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    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Kickback v2!

    Well, sort of. Here's what i've done so far.
     

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    JOHNDILLINGA This Space For Rent!

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    Looks good, I started on one of these shortly after the figures hit the shelves, chopped the Grabber claw up and took off the wing, cut it in half and mounted to the truck bed frame, never finished the yellow on the chest, did the same paint apps you did. Does work as a great Kickback, I had also started a Payload as Bombshell, and Stealth BB as Shrapnel but never finished them, parts are in a box somewhere...
     
  10. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    Very nice! The mold is perfect for him. Are you planning on making the rest of the Insecticons?
     
  11. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Actually, i believe Shrapnel's on the 3rd page...

    Thanks for the comments everyone.
     
  12. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Kickback's new head

    Self explanatory, really. I basically ripped off the old head, destroyed the ball joint, and attached the head from a Robot Heroes Kickback. However, due to the new head being a bit to tall (I would have to cut the whole antennae right off for it to fit), I've attached the head via neodymium magnets. This way, the head is removable for truck mode, but it will still fit in the cavity, just need to put it sideways.
     

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