Minor/Repaint: Decepticon Mirage "Sabotage"

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  1. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Mirage has always been one of my favorite G1 figures as a child and as an adult.
    I wanted to see what Mirage would look like if he was a Decepticon so I took apart a KO mirage and began to paint the necessary parts.
    The end results: Decepticon "Sabotage".
    I need to create tech specs for this guy so I think I will use part of the story
    line from the episode where Cliffjumper thought Mirage was a traitor.
    The box art is done I just need to spray mount it to the box.
    Enjoy.
     

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  2. Wikkid

    Wikkid Semi-retired customizer

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    The lil image forced me to check this out. Glad I did cause that colour really makes this mold pop.

    You done did real good and chose an excellent colour.
     
  3. kaotic504

    kaotic504 Well-Known Member

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    great paint work. did you brush all that on?
     
  4. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    That does look good.:thumb 
     
  5. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Very niiiiice. Looks like true blue pearl from testors paints. Love that color so much, and it loooks awesome on mirage.
     
  6. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Wikkid:) 
     
  7. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    The paint job doesn't really scream "decepticon" to me, but it is beautiful.
     
  8. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks kaotic504,

    It's spay paint.
    I masked the Citanes 26 with Perma liquid mask.
    That side parts took some time but it was well worth it.
    Painting:
    I do a light spray to introduce the paint to the surface then wait 30 seconds.
    Then a second light layer, wait 30 seconds.
    The third layer is mostly to cover the whole piece so that there are no spots.

    After that I let it set for 2 hours and check to make sure it is dry.
    Then I clear coat the parts. I put it all together after the clear coat drys.

    I'm glad yo enjoyed it.
     
  9. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks turboedguy,
    It's fans/collectors like you that make it worth posting here on tfw2005.
     
  10. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    That's yummy.
     
  11. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    Great paint job, sharp!
     

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