Minor/Repaint: custom RTS Tailgate

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  1. warrentan

    warrentan Well-Known Member

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    Custom Transformers RTS Tailgate
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    character bio:
    Tailgate is an Autobot scout, not so much for his skill (for he is mediocre at best) but for two unrelated reasons. First, his hood conceals a ridiculously powerful iron-cobalt magnet, which he can use to tailgate closely beside other vehicles and travel far into enemy territory without fuel. Second, his bizarre idées fixes make him extremely poor company for other Autobots.

    custom info:
    just a simple repaint of a RTS windcharger, but added something to his face plate
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  2. spoonman

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    Nice! Tailgate never gets no love!
     
  3. Cycrolus

    Cycrolus Herald of Primus

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    VERY cool I've been waiting to see someone do this. I really hope I get ahold of windcharger in my area so I can do this.
     
  4. JinSaotome

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    Very nice work! Love the faceplates
     
  5. G60Force

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    WOW that thing looks awesome in white!!!!!
     
  6. chansformers

    chansformers butcher of the bots

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    you beat me to it!!!!

    looks very accurate,and the white's nice and even to boot!!!:bowdown: 
     
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    Love it! :) 
     
  8. Brakescream

    Brakescream F&@king Twist Ties!

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    i was thinking of doing this with my Charger. After seeing yours I'm definitely inspired to try it. Great job.
     
  9. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    I think this is the first time I really ever noticed Tailgate's faceplate. Very well done. Love the alternate details.
     
  10. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Your work needs commending just for the head alone. The rest of the custom supports this aspect of this. :thumb 
     
  11. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Awesomeness there! I love the work you put into his face/head! Crisp white paint rocks too!
     
  12. seaspray10

    seaspray10 Master Of Ninja Things

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    dang it i want both so bad now
     
  13. jigs625

    jigs625 Autobot-TODA Operator

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    angas pre!!!1 spot on!!! hahaha :) 
     
  14. xaviercal

    xaviercal Customizer

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    flawless work bro. nicely done!
     
  15. Cyberson

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    Very very clean and nice. If I could get my hands on another, tailgate is mine.
     
  16. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    very nice, he's on my short list to do if i can get my hands on one
     
  17. optimall

    optimall Well-Known Member

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    For the custom I did a while back I used the actual head of G1 Tailgate and modded it to the windcharger head. but I seriously lack painting skills.
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  18. optimall

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    When you did yours, did you find that he has virtually no screws and is basically riveted together. Made it bloody hard to paint as I usually break a figure down into its single components, spray it and reassemble it when done. With Windcharger / Tailgate you pretty much have to paint the whole figure as one piece, unless you did it another way?
     
  19. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Looks good man. Paint looks nice and clean.
     
  20. G60Force

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    Well you can ask yourself this...
    for this given figure: 1. less time + effort = result or break 2. patience + time = less result
     

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