Minor/Repaint: IDW MTMTE Flywheels from Generations Blitzwing

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  1. Ottertron

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    Well, this one at least is a piece o' cake! Straightforward brown and wine red repaint, then extend his feet for those oft-referred-to honking great clodhoppers and we're done!

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  2. Ottertron

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    Oh, and paint his cockpit clear green too.
     
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    i still love this mold, nice to see there are people that havent forgotten about it because of the TR version
     
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  4. Ottertron

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    Shoulders aside, I prefer it, tbh.
     
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    Started applying the wine red/burgundy.

    I usually use Tamiya paints but couldn't get the colour I wanted from them, so I'm using a Mr Hobby for the burgundy and BOY IS IT PUNGENT.

    Seriously, after 10 minutes leaning into this guy and painting he started to talk to me....
     
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    Nice. I may have to do this when I get my Takara Legends Blitzwing
     
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    Not just pungent , EXTREMELY hazardous. You must wear filtered painter masks and work in ventilated area!
     
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    when the hobby turns deadly

    The product is looking nice, though!
     
  9. Ottertron

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    YIKES!! O_O
     
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    Rrrreeeeeeeeeaaaaallly hated that Mr Hobby wine red gloss so I ditched it and mixed up an alternative using Tamiya red and chocolate brown with a hint of purple. Much better, although still not quite 'correct'.
     
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    i think it is looking great
     
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    Should be a pretty quick job - all that's left is to do a little detailing, tint his windshield green, add his yuge clodhoppers and possibly give him a set of Primal Beads, as seen in Skids' Grindcore flashback ;-)
     
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    How would you tint the windshield?
     
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    I have a pot of clear green Tamiya acrylic, I'll paint the inside with it.
     
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    Scavengers!!! (With a guest appearance from a mostly 'armless Ratchet)

    @WEEGEE , you may want to take a cold shower after that.
     
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    This is head and shoulders above the TR one who was just a head...

    This saddens me. I paid for a custom Flywheels repainted from this mold 2 years ago and never got it.

    €135. I've gotten into customising myself since then and considered doing this but lately I could see it working for Micromaster Flattop.

    Great work on this and all the Scavengers.
     
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    It was such a cop-out repurposing established characters as Titanmasters. I'd love someone to do a proper version of Flywheels, in many ways he's a shrunk down version of Overlord if you think about it.

    That's a lot of money to charge for a straightforward job like this, let alone to lose it. Shame.
     

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