Minor/Repaint: Cybertron Blazing Fangwolf

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by gargunkle, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. gargunkle

    gargunkle someone

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    I got this one in what I would consider junker condition, in a Craigslist lot. I tightened joints where I could (ball joints) though the wolf mode front paws are still somewhat loose. I should try something with those. Anyway this figure was dyed using red Rit dye and I am very pleased with the results.

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  2. Giga Leo

    Giga Leo I know and you know...

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    I like this, I'd call him Hell Hound or something :)  I'd also wage that a few dabs of yellow and a little more black would make this a really nice update for Beast Machines Bruticus. Great work :thumb 
     
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    red00wolf insatiable collector

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    Killer! I wanted to do something like this as my namesake, and really if your going to make a wolf red then this is the mold for it.
     
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    chlokai Well-Known Member

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    how did you dye it? is it easy to do?
     
  5. gargunkle

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    I believe there is a tutorial in the Radicons somewhere. You can boil your water on a stove but I use an old fry cooker. Just boil the water, mix the dye (powder or liquid), put the figure in. You have to be careful with temperature; if you leave it in boiling water it will warp. I basically wait til the dye bath boils and then unplug the cooker, then plug it back in after a little while, repeat. Depends partly on how well the figure takes the dye. Snarl here soaked up the red like it was water in a desert, but I have had others where they were really resistant to taking in the dye.
     
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    Houndvoice Well-Known Member

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    Loving what you've done here! :thumbs2: 
    I think two things can improve the figure though;
    1. paint the eyes of the wolfhead, I think yellow or green would work nicely.
    2. paint the claws on his feet. Black or red would liven up the feet a bit :) 
     
  7. deliciouspeter

    deliciouspeter Back in Black TFW2005 Supporter

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    Cool! I love a good dye job.
     

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