Heavy/Scratch: Dak's FoC Swindle

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  1. dak

    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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    Here's Swindle! the first of five overhauled characters I'm making in this set. Spent a long time trying to figure out how to make this guy happen. Do a small bit of modding... take it a step further.... Do i really want to do this... the usual thoughts.

    Pretty happy with the results on this guy, and i'm happy i took the extra step to make him more than a simple mod. Brawl will be next, followed by Onslaught. It may be a bit of time before they are finished. Enjoy!

    Gallery can be found on Flickr HERE.

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  2. MinerEdgar

    MinerEdgar Well-Known Member

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    This is awesome. 112% awesome.
     
  3. echotransformer

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    Oh, my, dear gawd...this is going to be awesome!
     
  4. HaZe

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    Sweeeet
     
  5. Danilko

    Danilko Well-Known Member

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    Now this is FoC Swindle!
     
  6. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    This is fantastic. I want it.
     
  7. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 RLRR LRLL News Staff

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    Proportions could be a bit better but in terms of accuracy and alt mode: OUT-FREAKIN-STANDING
     
  8. BScorpinok75

    BScorpinok75 Squadron X #1 Consultant

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  9. seanb47

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    Wow! Nice mods!
     
  10. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    VERY cool. Always nice to see work from ya, bud :) 
     
  11. gericault

    gericault Well-Known Member

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    Looks cool! For those of us who don't have this mold, could you describe what you did? Maybe post some w.i.p. pics for your next projects?
     
  12. Starscream1997

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    Damn that looks good
     
  13. autobot prowl

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    Much Much better! Great work
     
  14. dak

    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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    I don't usually post any WIP Pics of my projects till after completion, so here's some that I hope describe what has been done. First image is a comparison of the stock image of the figure to my custom, and the next 2 are WIP shots... I believe just a stage or 2 before being ready for paint.

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  15. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    Niiice, great work man! Can't wait to see what you did with the rest!

    Though it makes me wonder how these will look with that upcoming 3rd party Onslaught...
     
  16. Stormvapor

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    Very awesome mate!
     
  17. UltraMagnus2008

    UltraMagnus2008 Autobot

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    the work looks great, the paint, looks waay too thick though man, maybe water that stuff down a bit more and go for thinner coats :) 
     
  18. dak

    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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    It's really not that thick. What you're seeing is spots where glue was applied. I had meant to go back and attempt to really clean certain parts up but got a little lazy and started painting. But for the most part in person it's very clean. The direct light doesn't help either, had no way to diffuse it. Aaand certain parts had a bit of a bleed under the tape and I had to use brush paint to fix it up. It's always been harder to paint the Frankenstein projects (Nova Prime, Thunderwing) compared to un modified characters (RTS Scourge).
     
  19. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    i have no words
     
  20. teron

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    this is really awesome work..i like the way the paint turned out also as it gives this comic feel to it..like you are seeing a robot walk out of the comic books
     

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