Customs: Going to repaint Drift. Advice?

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  1. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    So I bought Drift with the intention of painting him into my own character. I've done a little repainting of stuff in the past but a Transformer is much more complicated than anything I've done.

    I was wondering if people had any advice for me. How would you approach doing him?
     
  2. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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  3. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    ^ Like he said. Deadlock would be cool to see.
     
  4. Rexidus

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    I'm very much a novice and I already have the figure.
     
  5. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    This being the case, going with Deadlock isn't bad advice as black is relatively easier to work with than some other hues of paint.

    Whatever you choose, certainly keep us updated on your progress! :thumb 
     
  6. Cashanova

    Cashanova Sons Of Unicron PTT

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    I've just repainted Drift as Banzaitron. The best advice I can give is to completely strip it down. Use wet/dry sanding blocks on any clashing areas. Use enamel based sprays for the bulk of the work.
    Leave to cure before re assembley. And mask off the hinging rods that go through the knees and shoulders.
     
  7. Tigermegatron

    Tigermegatron Banned

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    well since he's a race car/bot. he'd make a great G-1 1985 Stunticon. perhaps even a G-2 stunticon breakdown character/toy.
     
  8. Big E

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    I say that Drift could make a good BW Dinobot custom...... I need to find another so I can start on that.....
     
  9. Rexidus

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    So I actually already repainted him days ago. If anyone wants to see my incredibly amateur first try, head over HERE.
     

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