Decent TFs ruined by bad paint schemes

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  1. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I was over at TFU.Info looking over some older TFs i may have forgotten.
    I noticed quite a few that were decent to even awesome toy-wise, but almost completely ruined by the poorest choices in paint schemes/apps.
    FIXED.
    any TFs that you remember that you liked but the colors ruined it?
    G2 Hooligan or Space Case for example.

    {EDITED. Sorry for the foul up.}
     
  2. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    yeah, you can't link pictures from TFU
     
  3. red00wolf

    red00wolf insatiable collector

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    Stoped paying attention after Hooligan.
     
  4. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Hooligan is cool.

    On the subject of Jets, Imma say Breakaway, off the top of my head.
     
  5. Bulletbill

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    I grew up with the wacky colors of g2, so paint schemes don't really bother me at all.
     
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    Does bugger-all paint apps to begin with count as a bad paint scheme?
     
  8. U.Magnus80

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    I'm going to go quite recent since I just saw it in person last night.......ROTF Swerve.
    THAT RED IS HIDEOUS! If it wasn't for that, I would have bought him
     
  9. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Classics Prowl. Good god, that toy's deco is insanely boring.
     
  10. Nemesis Chris

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    rotf devastator, not bad paint apps, just NO paint apps
     
  11. KingGrimlock

    KingGrimlock Assuming Direct Control

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    Universe 1.0 Silverbolt.
     
  12. SharkyMcShark

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    The G2 stuff was awesome. Especially Hooligan.

    I was put off a lot of the Cybertron Scout class stuff because of shit decos - the difference between Movie Hardtop and Cybertron Hardtop is astounding (I own both in fairness).
     
  13. Kowane

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    ROTF sideways. Well, more of a LACK of paintjob on the red abdomen area. That's the only thing stopping me from getting the figure. It's just so hideous with a block of mono-color.
     
  14. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Most Cybertron toys. Megatron, Shortround, Hardtop, Hot Shot, the list goes on. But Hasbro wisely fixed them with Galvatron, Storm Surge, Swindle, and Excellion.
     
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    Very few where I thought a paint scheme totally ruined a toy, though there's a lot I haven't bought in favor of a repaint I liked better.

    Best example I can think of is the Cybertron Defense (or Vanguard) Hot Shot toy in Cybertron. The colors didn't really fit the vehicle type, and I was pretty blah about the toy overall. Then the Universe Roadbuster repaint came out and I love it to death (with or without the Nato-Bot upgrade). Amazing what a simple color change can do sometimes.

    Now, where's that repaint of Cybertron Snarl in BW Silverbolt colors? :) 
     
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  16. U.Magnus80

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    So so true. With a paint job he could totally pull the Hundy that's being asked.
     
  17. Vampyr

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    what?
     
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    Anything from the G2 color selection looks like it was from the desk of Bong Pipe.
     
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    He does have paint apps, actually.

    I would have to say almost anything from the G2 line.
     
  20. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    That Space Case looked like someone half assed tried to wallpaper the jet mode.

    I just saw a lot of TFs where it seemed like they were dipped in paint and then other colors were added as a secondary thought. that one (neon of all things) color totally dominated and washed out any character the mold had.
     

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