Minor/Repaint: Fett's Vette

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  1. frankbooth23

    frankbooth23 Active Member

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    Well I finally tackled a Transformers custom. I've got big time respect for you transformer customizers, they are a lot more work than the GI Joes I'm used to. It was fun though, I'm definitely planning on doing more of them on a regular basis. Anyway, I'll quit rambling and get to the figure.

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    Basically I took and Alternators Tracks and gave him the head off of a Star Wars Boba Fett transformer. I wanted to do something a little different that I hadn't seen before for my first transformer custom.

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    I had a hell of a time getting the paint to look decent on the vehicle mode and I'm still not completely happy. I tried to give his robot parts a worn look while still being able to blend with the car. That's also why I used a satin paint instead of glossy on the car mode.

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    I also turned the white missiles around and made them into him jet pack boosters. Well it feels good to finally have a custom on here, what with all the time I spend drooling over all of your work on here.

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    Thanks for looking and any feed back, good or bad, is always welcome.
     

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  2. Hype1

    Hype1 D Witwicky biographer

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    Excellent work! This may be your first Transformer custom but the quality shows you're mos def an experienced customizer. :thumb 
     
  3. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    That robot mode looks really awesome. I don't think I'd ever seen Fett out of the Vette.

    As for the vehicle mode, I'd simply recommend a coat of Future. I'd be curious as to what you'd think about it after you did that.

    Thanks for sharing :thumb 
     
  4. David

    David . TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome! Does his backpack have jets?
     
  5. Treadshot A1

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

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    So that's what happens after Jabba drops you down the sand pit....you get reborn as a transformer...! :lol 

    Really like this custom, the Vette mode actually looks fine to me. I like how it's not all glossy and shiny, the Satin finish works well. The robot mode is also great, and your experience shows as that shade of blue/green/teal/whatever you used fits Boba Fett perfectly. The drybrushing is a bit too much for me, but that's just personal preference.
     
  6. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    I love the thread title! Looking good my man!
     
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  7. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    very cool :thumb 
     
  8. JAnGoThaKing

    JAnGoThaKing Wrecker

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    now make jango ! :D 
     
  9. tgg7979

    tgg7979 I want the matrix

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    Very cool custom. The weathering fits Fett and his worn armor to a T.
     
  10. Giskard Rentlov

    Giskard Rentlov Agent of Chaos

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    Excellent work for a first custom!

    Painting TF's can be a real pain, looks like you've pulled it off admirably.

    Looking forward to your next project...!
     
  11. Dex Antares

    Dex Antares I am a Meat Popsicle

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    Hah! I had this idea ages ago (as I'm sure many of us did), but it's the first time I've seen it realized. Smashing job! You gotta weather him and give'im the blood-skull mark!
     
  12. scottie_bee

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    awesome job man! I do have a question though, how would it look if the vette parts were painted green, the same color green on his helmet?
     
  13. frankbooth23

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    Thanks everyone for all the feedback. I'm glad you guys like it.

    I thought about green, I just wasn't sure if it would be a weird color for a car to be.
     
  14. Shinobitron

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    Totally dig this! I like the Alt mode as a flat black personally as I think it fits the character more. Fett always seems to be dingy and dirty and more concerned about getting the job done rather than to be clean and spiffy.
     
  15. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    I love it.
     
  16. sherpole

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    love the crossovers. the good one of course. welcome to customize transforming figure~!
     
  17. Altitron

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    The weathering here is fantastic! I'm curious how things would look if the altmode resembled Slave-I a bit more (maybe a digi-bash?), but honestly you can't go wrong with a sleek black 'vette. Awesome stuff. :) 

    - Alty
     
  18. jerminator

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    Please tell me you've at least posted a pic on mc chris's fb page to show him! This is beyond badassery.
     
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    Oooh.. me likey.
     
  20. Xero Prime

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    Gonna do Dengar's Dumptruck next? Or Ig-88's 57 Chevy? Very nice custom, and better nerd reference.

    Xero Prime
     
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