Minor/Repaint: G1 Classics Hot Rod *WiP*

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  1. Optimus_Prowl

    Optimus_Prowl I'm the Goddamed Two-Face

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    So I decided that Rodimus didn't look quite right when I got him. So I decided to make him look more like his cartoon movie self.

    I painted over the yellow on his face with a bright red to make it show up as well as painting over the yellow sections on his abdomen. I also painted the little sections on his feet silver. I even painted the molded neckline under the head silver and it looks GREAT!

    Now the biggest part. I decided that he just didn't have the flair he needed yet so I made so his canopy can open just like in the movie.

    Oh but I'm not done yet, I have a good way of getting some more arm articulation out of this sucker and I also plan on using a reprolabels set to have some better flames.
     

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  2. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Nice, especially the canopy part.
     
  3. trilobitepictures

    trilobitepictures Well-Known Member

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    Another great touch... with minor filing, the original G1 guns can fit into the Classics Hot Rod's hands (which makes a world a difference)... and you can do away with the giant sausage blaster.
     
  4. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    i like the canopy part as well. i am looking on how to do that to mine as well i took out the screw on the botom of the canopy. now is it all of a matter of shaving down the rear window to make it open?
     
  5. Optimus_Prowl

    Optimus_Prowl I'm the Goddamed Two-Face

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    Any Idea where I could find a set for relatively cheap?

    Punch out the pin that holds the Fin section to the Canopy section so that you have three seperat pieces. Then just shave away on the back side of the window until it can open with the pin reinserted.

    Does that make sense?
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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  7. len_d69

    len_d69 Well-Known Member

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    Cool I always wanted to do that.

    Just want to share my mod from long time ago :)  Hope you don't mind

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  8. Optimus_Prowl

    Optimus_Prowl I'm the Goddamed Two-Face

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    AH! Where'd his engine go? It looks good man. *thumbs-up*

    One thing I forgot to mention was that I painted the inside of Roddy's legs black and was wondering if I should keep going onto the front of the legs?
     
  9. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    Nice canopy mod. Impressive, most impressive.
     
  10. IhsantheCursed

    IhsantheCursed Banned

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    Yeah but...in the Movie didnt th ecanopy part open the OTHER way dude?

    Nice work though.
     
  11. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    yes! perfectly thanks :) 
     
  12. catch22

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  13. Optimus_Prowl

    Optimus_Prowl I'm the Goddamed Two-Face

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    Added some new pics. I added a new decal to the hood giving him his flames and Autobot symbol. I also repainted a KO TF gun I found lying around somewhere black. It even fits right in his hand.
     
  14. robvega214

    robvega214 Mp5_Brut

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    the canopy in teh movie opened from the front ......when he throws daniel in...
    and it opens from the back....when they reach Look Out Mt....
    and his transformations vary ...
     
  15. JOHNDILLINGA

    JOHNDILLINGA This Space For Rent!

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    Rodimus Prime (Post matrix in the movie/escape from Unicron) canopy opened from the front
     

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