Minor/Repaint: DOTM Wrecker: Daytonus

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  1. Hooper_X

    Hooper_X hi haters

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    Hey all,

    Daytonus here is the Wreckers' pursuit-and-capture specialist. He's considered the "pleasant" Wrecker, mainly because he doesn't talk too much, and when he does, it's mostly "Yes, sir" and "no, sir." This is less because he's polite, and more because he keeps to himself, on the trail of Decepticon fugitives.

    The toy is a Track Battle Roadbuster, painted Krylon Fusion Pumpkin Orange and done up with decals from Patto's Place.. The decals were meant to be 1/43, but the mold isn't exactly 1:1 for a NASCAR stocker - the center of the vehicle is a little longer than it ought to be, the headlights a bit smaller, and the whole thing is a hair wider - it might actually be more like 1:41 or 42...

    Anyway, I'm generally pleased with how this turned out (I managed to give him a camouflage "hat" complete with a tiny Bass Pro Shops logo, although the photos don't really show it) and figure I'll try it again relatively soon with my extra "stock" Roadbuster. I hear Ryan Newman's car has a relatively easy to work with deco...
     

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  2. Bumblebee765

    Bumblebee765 Wrecker

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    That's awesome! :thumb  May I ask how you made the decals? I plan to do this sometime in the future (but with a couple different NASCAR driver paint schemes), and I'd love to know how you got such amazing results! This is easily one of my favorite customs on this site, and overall out of any I've ever seen! :thumb 
     
  3. spartan 3764

    spartan 3764 I'm a schoolgirl on the inside. TFW2005 Supporter

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    awesome man my topsin made a good fastlane you should try it youd be good
     
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    NEST SOLDIER IRONHIDE'S DRIVER

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    Really awesome job ! I like it.
     
  5. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    best decals period.. I checked out the site and his other decals are just 2 friggin realistic!!!
     
  6. konrathink

    konrathink Jared Magnus

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    Great job on an so-so mold. Love the name!
     
  7. Bumblebee765

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    Wow! I visited that site, and those decals will definitely be useful when I do my NASCAR TransFormers (based off the characters in my fan fiction linked in my signature :wink: )!
     
  8. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Looks great! His camo hat is neat.
     
  9. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    the mold is wider because its a Nationwide COT and not a Sprint Cup COT like it shouldve been, ill never understand why Hasbro did that. they dont even look remotely the same

    example. Nationwide COT
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    and a Cup COT
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    nice custom though id love to see more of these
     
  10. cheetor71

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    That looks really good. Well done.
     
  11. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    Well done indeed
     
  12. Bumblebee765

    Bumblebee765 Wrecker

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    Are you planning on doing any more like this? I know you said something about Ryan Newman's car, but are you planning on doing others? I plan to do a couple someday, and I'd love to see more of your work for ideas. :) 
     
  13. Hooper_X

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    It really depends on how many more cheap Roadbusters i can pick up. I have one right now waiting to be stripped down (probably either going for a Newman Army deco or the Jeff Gordon Pepsi Max deco)...
     

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