Minor/Repaint: Generations Shockwave

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  1. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Chaos Bringer 9

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    Most skilled TF customizers have done a Shockwave from an Energon Shockblast with new arms and an arm hose.
    I have too, using BW Depthcharge arms so the hands could flip to boosters (or drills?) for alt mode.
    This time though, for my own collection, I went with the slogan "If it aint broke, don't fix it".
    Giving him 2 new arms almost always results in a less appealing alt mode, loss of one of the 2 alt modes, or magnetic add on alt mode parts. I personally like the alt modes Shockblast had just fine. They aren't great, but they are okay and he has 2!

    What I did here was keep his alt modes, add one new arm, a hand cannon, and a hose, then repaint him to G1 colors. Now I have a Generations Shockwave figure!
    I know, he isn't a cybertronian flying pistol, but lots of Classics/Universe/Generations/RTS figures have different alt modes from G1.

    I painted him in all metallic paints over a silver base coat so I can go in and add very realistic wear to him with a steel wool and/or sharp object later if I decide too.
     

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  2. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    Awesome. Nicely done!
     
  3. ThinkTank Customs

    ThinkTank Customs TFW2005-Citizen

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    man this metallic paint rocks and shockwave is delicous as ever!
     
  4. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    damn gotta love that botmode... *sigh* my bashlist is growing once again :D 
     
  5. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    I like it. The metallic purple or violet paint makes in pop. Great work, Unicron-9.
     
  6. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well executed :thumb 
     
  7. knockoff

    knockoff Well-Known Member

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    looks great, mate. screams classics all over.
     
  8. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Chaos Bringer 9

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    Thanks guys. I added a pic (to original post) taken outside to show his colors better, he looked more blue in my light tent shots than he looks in natural light.
    Also changed his eye to gold.
     
  9. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Slick! I like the yellow eye better.

    And I wouldn't weather him, he's perfect as is.
     
  10. Boomation

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    Hasbro should make a generations Shockwave. With his popularity and attention brought about by the new movie, It only makes sense for Hasbro to do a classics figure that turns into his space cannon mode
     
  11. cheetor71

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    Looks great man.
     
  12. payton34

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    I'm honestly surprised they didn't do that (maybe for the next wave of Generations after the movie stuff is over). All they'd have to do is take Shockblast and give him a purple repaint. Same with the voyager Energon Megatron, paint it blue/purple and call it Galvatron. It would have been a hell of a lot better than the Galvatron we got.

    Back on topic, great job on this. I never get tired of seeing these Shockwave/Shockblast repaints.
     
  13. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Chaos Bringer 9

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    They did do a recolor of Energon megs in more Galvatron-ish colors as I'm sure you know. I sure agree that the voyager one with a new repaint would make a great classics galvatron without even needing mods though.
     
  14. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    awesome stuff.
     
  15. ArchersParadox

    ArchersParadox Definitely Not a Mini-Con

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    The metallics look really nice! And surprisingly I'm OKAY with the self-propelled gun/funky futuristic tank mode. My craving to pick up a Shockblast is itchin' again...
     
  16. Unicron9

    Unicron9 Chaos Bringer 9

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    Thanks man. I think keeping that arm shield/guns is the little difference that makes his alt mode acceptable. Without it, or some add on parts like how Jin Saotome did one, he just looks too much like a folded robot.
    Plus I like the satellite mode option. :) 
     
  17. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    simply perfect
    thats it
    PERFECT
     
  18. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    Hasbro, Y U NO MAKE FIGURES LIKE THIS?
     
  19. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I really like everything you've done. The satellite mode is a favorite of mine, and it's always been a shame to see the many customs drop it. I really like everything you did here :thumb 

    Hasbro did, but the colors were just different and Unicron-9 simply tweaked what Hasbro produced.
     

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