Minor/Repaint: LOC Galvatron upgrade *updated with robot mode finally!*

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  1. REDLINE

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    I grabbed an LOC Galvatron to paint up like the fullsized version. I already had the mag exclusive GF EZ version, and he had almost all the paint aps on him, but of coruse, the grey is still just plain plastic. So, I used a crapload of silver metallic paint, black and reds.. replaced ALL the missing paint aps, save the little dots on the shoulder cause they're just too small. I will post robot mode pictures as soon as I land myself a small enough faction symbol sticker.





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    It is teh shiny!!!

    That's an awsome upgrade for sure. The paint definitely adds to an already cool little toy
     
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    Great job!
     
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    Looks way better. You made the 'pre' version look like a proto.
    Now I feel like I own a proto now and it's your fault so paint it!
     
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    As always someone must ask, "Robot mode pics plz!" however I would say 'please'.
     
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    Man that looks so much better, again awesome job there RL, now he actually looks like something :lol 

    He looks so much better with the shiny silver and the extra paint app's, its incredible too until you actually see them side by side like that too, the difference is night and day.
     
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    Looks good! The black is much shinier than I used on mine, what kind of paint did you use?
     
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    Man, Andy, you're really kicking thise LoC guys out!

    . . . and they're looking great! This guy is no exception! Fantastic!
     
  10. REDLINE

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    all my paints are testors unless I spray, then its krylon fusion. this one is no exception.. the only reason the black is shiny, is due to the clear coating. as soon as I get the decepticon sticker for his chest, I plan on recoating him thinly, then I will mask off everything I want to stay shiny before spraying him with a lusterless coat, which will dull it down like it did my LOC Soundblaster, so he'll match up with the fullsized toy appropriately.

    thanks everyone! soon as I get my grubby hands on a sticker, I'll shoot the robot mode.
     
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    Shit mate thats awesome!
     
  12. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I know I know... but better late than never, right? :lol  I finally got some reprolabel faction symbols, so I've FINALLY taken photos of the robot mode, including a before/after just as I did previously with the alt mode.





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    Taken next to my "nearly dead megatron from the Cybertron cartoon" (failed dye for a batman one)

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    Andy
     
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    that's awesome, how does the paint handle? what type of paint is it?
     
  14. REDLINE

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    testors... coated with future floor finish. that stuff is like liquid metal nearly! I've TF'd him twice and haven't chipped him yet *knocks on wood*.
     
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    How do you apply the future floor finish? with a brush as well? how many coats?
     
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    yeah I used a brush, just a slightly larger brush than I use for my fine detailing... I put two thin coats.
     
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    At first I thought it was the real thing!

    Wow!
     
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    Wow, that's really nice! RL, you've done so well on these LoC guys! I just picked up Vector Prime the other day (first time I've even seen them here, and there were only 4!) and he's really neat. The detail is pretty intricate and looks nice. The first thing I thought of when I got him out of the box was your A3 custom. After holding one of these guys in my hands, I just had a lot more respect for your work on these guys (and I didn't know I could have more!). NICE work, buddy!
     
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    Nice work! That looks fantastic!
     

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