Minor/Repaint: Kidbash Roadbuster

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  1. bellyboy

    bellyboy working working working

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    first and for most i want to apologies to my customers that are waiting for their repro parts to arrive , i have lost lots of packages in the post (the slovak post is amazing ,cant track lost packages that were sent with tracking ..)

    i have one more state exam before some of u guys can call me Doc , i have been studying vet medicine in the last 5 years and this last exam (poultry and wild game ) is the most boring subject ever , after 3 state exams (one which i have failed and had to redo ) my ass is flat and besides studying i cant realy do anything . so in order to change that i have decide to start this bash after darkcave customs AKA autobotx23 made his 2 versions , i had this kit laying in the " to be bashed box " for almost 1.5 yrs .


    Kidbash Roadbuster conversion kit ,one if not the most horrible bot ever - Captain America Marvel crossovers -this kit was released by Kidbash ,and most of the parts are molded from the original G1 Roadbuster, this mold is one of the most annoying bots i have ever worked on , lots of paint rubs etc...

    The cast parts were a pain in the ass to work with miniature air bubbles and lots of fitting , but it is still an amazing kit . i used mainly enamel paint( 3 shades of orange, 2 shades of brown, 3 greens,brass,silver,gold) acrylic p3 paints(brown,orange,green,black,white ) ,tamiya acrylic paints(orange) ,washes with acrylic and ink (p3 yellow ink).

    I had to sand down the chain mill that cap had on his hood ( that was a major set back , IF U ARE PLANING TO DO THAT PLEASE DON'T -ITS NOT FUN AT ALL )
    I have removed the star from the hood and the shield ,and replaced the wheels with some plastic wheels from some random cheap truck ( those wheel are so thin and fragile that i had to fit them on the original wheels) , i also used the truck's front grill as an alternate grill .all the extra bobs and bits are attached via rare earth magnets ,and are not glued .

    Decals are from various gundam/zoids decals .the autobot decal on the hood is a water slide decal , and the autobot emblem on the shield is from a ko decal sheet .

    I have decided not to use the added plate for the backpack and instead i just drilled holes in the roof of the alt mod .

    alt mod pic will be posted in a day or 2 , after the paint will cure sufficiently.

    c&c are more then wellcome

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  2. SwerveGears

    SwerveGears The King of Victory

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    Cool.
     
  3. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    Niiiiiice detail bro! Very very loving it!
     
  4. Rafael_Oliveira

    Rafael_Oliveira Oliver Raf Studio

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    Amazing work!:thumb 
     
  5. Budokhan

    Budokhan Wheeljack's apprentice

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    Awesome work my friend! I had an original import kit of this guy when I was younger, If memory serves, he was part of another series altogether before he got "indoctrinated" into the Transformers
     
  6. bellyboy

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    tnx guys

    thx G
    yes he was from Mugen Calibur from the Dorvack toyline.
     
  7. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

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    fantastic work daniel, glad to hear you are almost done with your schooling (i dont miss school and im glad i am done)

    glad to see you finished up an old project
     
  8. destrongerlupus

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    Love the custom tires, and the decals, and the use of Cap's shield, just BEAUTIFUL work all around, I think this is my favorite execution of this build, I like it better than my own even!
     
  9. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I really like everything you did here. :thumb 
     
  10. GabrielPrime

    GabrielPrime One of the Thirteen

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    The good Dr. Daniel saves another patient! Excellent work as always,
    I’m amazed you found a postal service that is even worst then the Israeli post office…
     
  11. G60Force

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    very cool, but I think the wheel are to shiny :D 
     
  12. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Man, this looks dope! :thumb 
     
  13. deathsheadx

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    gawddamit! i need that head! mine got lost in the post and before i could re-order kitbash stopped producing them! anyway, great work.
     
  14. frenzyrumble

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    thank god someone finally smoothed out the scale patterns on the chest/front of alt mode. Looks great.
     
  15. Ultra Brevis

    Ultra Brevis State-employed peace-keeping agent, yes???

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    Shapeways do a Roadbuster head.
     
  16. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    And an Impactor head for me too. :p 

    Great looking Roadbuster, man!
     
  17. Ultra Brevis

    Ultra Brevis State-employed peace-keeping agent, yes???

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    I mean Shapeways already do a Roadbuster head, and a rifle and hands.

    Calloway75 is the designer.

    I got a set.
     
  18. itamar050

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    I've been trying to respond in our great forum on HydePark but of course that website is cra*, so at least I can respond here.

    I LOVE what you've done with this figure. I love the head and the articulated hands.
    One comment that you got , remaked about how the hood is clean while everything else is dirty. That's about all that I could think about as well, but you already settled that saying that it's for the alt-modes' benefit.

    Reminds me of your Galvatron figure, which tank mode you dirtied up while the robot remained clean.

    Simply awesome, keep it up man!
     
  19. deathsheadx

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    the Casa's(Calloway75) head is nice but i find it too long in the mouth so to say, it throws the whole thing off in my mind.
     

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