Minor/Repaint: G1 Roadbuster

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  1. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    A custom I'm wrapping up for a very patient commissioner. This was originally the japanese kit, with A LOT of armor, i forget his name. I repainted him into his G1 roadbuster colors. Testors Enamels and Acrylics were used. He's very bulky and heavily armed.


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  2. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    WOW looks awesome... how is the articulation in fully armored mode?
     
  3. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    HOLY ARMORED CORE, you can hardly see the bot in all that amor,BAD.ASS. man and like G60 asked hows the articulation when he's got the amor on?
     
  4. shotokandragon

    shotokandragon Well-Known Member

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    Flawless job thy, clean and smooth. Great job.
     
  5. kdog

    kdog Well-Known Member

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    was wondering when somrone would do this.
     
  6. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    thanks guys

    not very poseable. the way the hips are engineered, its hard to get multiple poses, especially with the armor attached, makes him more heavy and cancels the hip and knee articulation pretty much. His arms are great though, his hands are semi-articulated and on balljoints, not sure if the G1 RB was like that or not. really cool figure though.
     
  7. phoenixliger

    phoenixliger Ogre

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    Another great piece of work. he looks amazing
     
  8. changy

    changy Well-Known Member

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    Look great
     
  9. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    thanks for the super informative answer and if i didnt say it in my first post,this came out awesome.
     
  10. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    From a Mugen Caliburn from CMS Corp. Nice! I am mulling to repaint mine into this color, yours came out looking great! :thumb 
     
  11. Overhaulimus

    Overhaulimus Sword of Fury!

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    Turned out amazing man, I've got a soft spot for the big lug, can't wait to get my Roadbuster custom finished. So many people doing him right now, it's awesome.
     
  12. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    You make this look much better and I love the power up armor. Sweet new take on Roadbuster. WRECK N RULE!
     
  13. Joey_Santana

    Joey_Santana Shockwave fanboy

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    I like it, I stil have to figure out on how to make a good Roadbuster to my team.
    This might be a possible choice.
     
  14. rainchang007

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    I like this guy heavily armed.
     
  15. DavidLoPan

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    Total bad ass.
     
  16. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    You did a REALLY good job on this, man :thumb 

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    (Image courtesy of TFW2005.com's Resources: http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/1985-autobots-33/roadbuster-221/)

    You can't see it too well in this photo, but G1 Roadbuster simply had sculpted hands with no articulation aside from the wrists being able to rotate some.
     
  17. D-Unit

    D-Unit #1 Heel

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    Excellent job man, Is he in scale with the other classics?
     
  18. sherpole

    sherpole Undiscover Talent

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    im kinda warm up on roadbuster character. like u r idea his has armor taht can take of. feel like battle mode or g1 style weaponized mode. make sense?
     
  19. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    He looks great!
     
  20. Zildjian

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    I so love this!
     

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