Minor/Repaint: Masterpiece Skywarp, MP-11 mold

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Jarrod, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. tomac66

    tomac66 Well-Known Member

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    Great job, now have the perfect trio only need to be the first piece of the thighs of Thundercraker blue as the rest of the leg.
     
  2. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    btw the pics so the paint rub issue on the fore-arm nub/peg thingy,
    but other than that its WICKED!!!!
     
  3. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    Not this one, no, but PM me if you're looking to commission one.

    Yep...still on my to do list, lol.

    Yep, there are still a few paint rub spots. Pretty much on any of the new part pegs. This is my personal piece though, so I'm ok with it. I fixed the issue on later commissions I did.
     
  4. pumpkingonzo

    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    Absolutely stunning mate!!
    I love it. Looks fantastic.
     
  5. stprime

    stprime Exclu-DEAD

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    So I must ask what the left overs looked like. That is if you you started with two complete figs?
     
  6. unlimited02

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    Awesome job!!!! =d
     
  7. Strarf

    Strarf Crystal Convoy no more TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's simply beautiful.
     
  8. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Like breathing in sulfur News Staff

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    that looks factory! :drool: 
     
  9. Orion72

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    Thats amazing! Fantastic job!
     
  10. Soundwave3k

    Soundwave3k TFW2005 Supporter

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    A dumb question Jarrod, but how were you able to fix it?

    This looks absolutely stunning by the way!
     
  11. Timesynch

    Timesynch Go For Broke!

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    Excellent work! Just hope/wish the TT version of updated Skywarp looks just as good!
     
  12. Anti Spark

    Anti Spark It'S DUB Or Nothing!

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    Perfection!

    Crisp Clean and Sharp!
     
  13. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    I did..and they look like a gallon size zip lock bag full of disassembled MP Seeker parts :) 

    Not a dumb question at all, but a simple solution! I just sanded down all the pegs that rubbed so that they fit fairly loosely. After painting they still weren't super snug so the paint doesn't rub off. For some parts, like the ball joints on the Nullray arms, I sanded them with a rough grit sandpaper (like 220), leaving a rough surface. This gives the paint more grip to stay on, and doesn't rub off either.

    Thanks guys!
     
  14. stprime

    stprime Exclu-DEAD

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    So what's your plans for the left overs?
     
  15. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    I pray that an official one looks that good!

    What color did you use on his knee vents (I'm wondering if they're correctly colored)?

    Randy
     
  16. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    The same metallic grey I used on his chest parts.
     
  17. JoeHavok

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    I really love the way this came out. Were you able to use Hasbro's MP Skywarps tail fins, or did you paint Thundercrackers to match. I'm really thinking of jumping in to a similar project because yours turned out so well.
     
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    Amazing job worthy of a thread resurrection.

    I am doing something similar with the acid storm figure from tru. Was on deep discount, got two, the other will be thundercracker.

    Searching online for official pics for color correctness, I found yours and thought it was an official has/tak version and was using it as a guide. Then I clicked the link and was brought here. Excellent work. Had me completely fooled it was official.
     
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    He looks fantastic, and brilliant idea of using the Wal-Mart Skywarp's parts to avoid paint rub.
     
  20. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    Woah, zombie thread.

    Anyway, wow, thanks! That's a great compliment!

    I missed this last time somehow. Which tail fins do you mean, horizontal or vertical? The horizontal ones, yes I did, but like the rest, painted over in the same black.

    Thanks! And yep, there's too many parts on him that rubbing is almost unavoidable, and I wanted a piece I could transform over and over.

    Jarrod
     

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