Minor/Repaint: Electrum Thrust

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  1. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Here is Electrum Thrust. Based on the episode "The Golden Lagoon" where Beachcomber find Electrum. Thrust was the first Decepticon to find it and jump in.

    I used the Generations Thrust figure and gave him the same treatment I always do but used brass and gold. I also modified the wings to make him more accurate.

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  2. kylash327

    kylash327 ThePlasticGeek

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    very coool, he looks more silver than gold, but cool.
     
  3. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    That's silver, not gold. Make him moar gold. Nao.

    Otherwise, slick paint job. But he needs moar gold. ;) 
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I didn't use silver. I used brass and then gold.
     
  5. jicco

    jicco TF Customizer

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    I really like cartoon scene custom, great job!
     
  6. ScoobyGoo

    ScoobyGoo Well-Known Member

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    Looks nice man, like the metallic look. I can see the subtle hints of gold but it does look very silvery, did you use a flash when taking pics? It looks like the light maybe drowning out the colour leaving it shiny silverish
     
  7. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    You wanna make him more accurate put the VTOL engines on the other side of the wings, and in alt mode attach the guns to the horizontal tailfins. It might sound stupid, but it isn't. Makes the engines visible in robot mode, plus there's no point in having them for alt mode if they can't "blow" in the right direction.
     
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    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I did not use flash.

    Good thing those are removable and can be placed anywhere.
     
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    Autobot Burnout Not safe for nought to three sad onions

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    I like it! Especially since that is probably a more realistic shade of Gold than the brighter yellows always seen. It also fits in line with external body-covering shields like Animated Ironhide's ability or even the Colussus from X-men.
     
  10. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Thanks! :) 
     
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    It looks good. I've been meaning to do several of the TF's like this but I haven't been able to find the right shade of gold I like.
     
  12. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    i dig it
     
  13. hippymule

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    don't you think he should have benn gold? Still looks sick though!
     
  14. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Sure. You can make one gold. I like the brass and gold I used.
     
  15. Lock Cade

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    Very interesting concept for a custom repaint.
     
  16. Jericho

    Jericho Well-Known Member

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    what's the wing mod
     
  17. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    I like it. You give the Electurm affect a more modern look with the brass and gold.
     
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    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    This thread inspired me. I was going to buy an extra Thrust tonight to do up Electrum style, but then I found the Iron Man Mark IV. Thrust went back on the shelf.
     
  19. GAUGE

    GAUGE In Art, Nothing Is Impossible.

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    you could always go the Lucky Draw route and do Vacuum sealed Gold Chrome. :D 

    looks good though all things considering.
     
  20. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Basically, you trim a tiny piece off the corner on that wing hinge. It allows the wing to fold the other way. I saw the mod somewhere here. I don't remember who did it.

    Make an Electrum Mark IV then. :) 
     

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