Minor/Repaint: Improving some Classics figures.

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  1. TrukkinMunky

    TrukkinMunky Autobot

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    I know this has been done a thousand times but here it is.

    For Ironhide I painted his shoulders and elbows dark gray and his forearms red. I switched his inner chest with Ratchet's and I used yellow electrical tape for his stripe(the idea wasn't mine sorry I can't remember whose it was). I also chromed his weapon. I also used a silver marker on his face.
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    For Ratchet I painted his head crest dark gray, his forearms white and chromed his weapon. I also removed the front bumper and switched his inner chest plate with Ironhides.
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    On Prowl I just chromed his shoulder cannons and gave him a better autobot symbol.
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    On Sideswipe I took and left off his turbo engine because his original self didn't have it. I also chromed his weapon.
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    On Sunstreaker I chromed his weapon and his turbo engine.
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    There you have it simple but I think it makes them look a lot better, tell me what you think.
     
  2. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ironhide and Ratchet look GREAT!:thumb  Seeing the internal "Autobot" plates swaped out does make them look significantly better, although I can't do that to my Ratchet as I held off Ironhide for the medic

    The Yellow tape idea is BRILLIANT, though.
     
  3. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Those little touches make those figures even better. With Ironhide and Ratchet, try swapping out the elbow joints. Give Ironhide Ratchet's red joints and vice versa.
     
  4. TrukkinMunky

    TrukkinMunky Autobot

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    Will do, thanks for the idea
     
  5. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    It's so subtle but makes them both look so much better.
     
  6. OPMEGS1.0

    OPMEGS1.0 I Dislike Hotshot's jam!

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    Doesn't Ironhde and Ratchet have another mode that was in the comic?
     
  7. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    look great, i would try to chrome sunstreaker's spoiler to match his g1 look though,
     
  8. D-Unit

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    Very nice, a little paint fixes everything. i don't know why some people bitch so much about the Hasbro figures color schemes, as you just showed it is possible to fix them. Nice job dude.
     
  9. C16

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    Chromed the weapons? I think you mean you used a Silver Sharpie (or something similar).

    But you did make the best of Hasbro's not so great color choices.
     
  10. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    please attach all images.
     

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