Minor/Repaint: How Hasbro should have made Gen. Impactor in the first place!

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  1. shamanking282

    shamanking282 Well-Known Member

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    Repainted the head of Impactor orange with gold eyes and painted part of his chest violet. Did my best to paint match. While not perfect (and it matches better in the pics than in real life), I think its better than some Hasbro paint matching, so I'm proud. All hand painted, which was an experiment, since I'm usually to impatient to do it. Now just needs a new harpoon arm!

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    I'll try to post some alt mode pics once I give the painted parts a clear coat.
     
  2. beldon123

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    Looks much better now. :)  Are you going to keep working on it any? If so, why not go all out and repaint the whole Ruination set? (I know I will at some point)
     
  3. shamanking282

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    Thanks!

    Thought about it, and I don't think I will for a few reasons:

    1. I find Roadbuster to be good enought as is.
    2. I'm probably gonna replace the Jumpstarters with the Mechideas ones when I have the cash (though I may at least try the heads).
    3. Whirl's getting a better toy anyway (though I may try to turn him into Rotorstorm).
     
  4. beldon123

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    haha Well:

    1. Then don't paint him : P
    2. Oh gods yes the Mech Ideas ones are amazing. But they don't really match the aesthetic of the others in the set too well. Also, this way you could make a G1 accurate Ruination. OwO (well, as accurate as you can be for a character that never existed in G1...)
    3.) See number two. lol
     
  5. BScorpinok75

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    Looks good!!!!
     
  6. SG hailstorm

    SG hailstorm Thundercracker fanatic

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    Was that wreckers symbol already on him?
     
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    This is how it should be done! I may have to try this myself. Awesome work!
     
  9. Neekotron

    Neekotron We're in Ratbat Country!

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    Yup, it is. He's the only one with a Wrecker symbol, but it's kind of blurry on mine, not sure if they are all like that?

    That said, I really like what you did here! Might have to do the same as well. :thumb 
     
  10. SG hailstorm

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    It is?! HOLY S&@$ i gotta find impactor
     
  11. AgentAlabama113

    AgentAlabama113 I found a Macguffin.

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    Dude, that is awesome
     
  12. GAUGE

    GAUGE No Time Fo JibbaJabba

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    no harpoon hand!!!!, epic fail!


    j/k It looks nice.
     
  13. Bayron Prime

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    I'm about to start working on him too, an idea I had was also to match his hand to the color of his head the way you did, I have an extra Onslaught with me, so i will start testing on him first before I do the big guy, good job with this one!!!
     
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    Looks good.
     

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