Minor/Repaint: Masterpiece Bruticus

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  1. TigerBlade

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    But it isn't cartoon accurate!! I repeatadly hear in the 3p subsection/Facebook. It helps to have vision :) 

    I love the size of Armageddon, I just prefer the cartoon colours instead of the toy and due to the way Zeta have designed this guy it's possible to have Onslaught 'magically' change colour for combined mode due to the separate combiner bits. Something the anti partsforming crowd completely miss as a positive.

    Honestly, I'm not sure why Zeta didn't release him like this but here goes.....

    Cartoon chest plate v1 fitting when I first combined him. 3d printed and using Blast Off's wings. Just needs a few tweaks and then the connection points adding now the measurements can be made.

    Abs and hip armour are now a light grey, when it's fully cured tomorrow along with the darker grey thighs and knees I'll update:

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    I've already found a pretty good match for Brawl's green. Need ro find a match for Swindle's tan next....

    Enjoy the ride. This one is gonna be a labour of love :) 
     

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  2. Big Bronze Rim

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    I'm definitely looking forward to seeing how this turns out.
     
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    Amazing! I know right!? How did they never think to do this since they were partsforming? But your work is amazing.
     
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    Stellar work as always TB
     
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    Now start figuring out the best place to attach the new chest plate.....
     
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    Loving this look for Bruticus. I'm looking forward to seeing it completed.
     
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    You know if zeta released a box set for each of their combiners down the track it’d be cool if they improved the quality and made them toon accurate like constructor. I’m sure they’d do exactly what you’ve done.
     
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    Well that's what happened after I repainted Constructor's thighs and remoulded his head. Can lightning strike twice? :D 
     
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  9. Digger

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    Wow I didn’t know you did that before! Hah! I guess yeah, anything’s possible.
     
  10. TigerBlade

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    Heavy/Scratch: - Masterpiece Devastator

    Ppl were even using pics of my custom to advertise the v2 lol

    Regards this big boy I've painted Swindle's foot. By eye it looks near exact colour match, by camera it's slightly off and I don't get it lol

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    Brawl I need to go darker......

    Nearly there :) 
     
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  11. Digger

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    Nice. You think you’ll be doing any other mods to brawl like to his legs?
     
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  12. TigerBlade

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    Actually fuck this drip feeding shit. I still need to give Brawl the right shade of green on his foot but here's the rest....

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    Feel free to spam Zeta for a cartoon upgrade kit with this pic :) 
     
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    Love it! Now someone needs to make a down-scaled version of MP-29 for him to hold :thumb 
     
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  14. TigerBlade

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    Pretty sure hee could hold mp Shocky without much issue lol

    I've just added a bit of purple to Swindle to mimic the block cartoon leg:

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