Minor/Repaint: Metalhawk

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  1. mikeflosi

    mikeflosi Well-Known Member

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    Fist I want to say that this was a fun custom. Even thou it's a head swap and repaint, I enjoyed making him. Reasons why I decide to do Metalhawk, even thou I don't have the original, is he's cool character, minus the Pretender concept (not a big fan of Pretenders), and second the Botcon version was horrible. As you can see I focused on the actually robot and did not incorporate any Pretender components. I thought Classics/Universe Sideswipe/ Red Alert head looked close enough to Metalhawk, and in the end I thought it came out really nice. I had to modify the head by scraping some plastic from the bottom. Also, Sideswipe/ Red Alert's head is meant for ball joint, so I had to modify it to fit on a traditional peg. For the body I use RTS Cyclonus (of course). Most of the paint was airbrushed on. Anyways, I hope you enjoy my take on Metalhawk.

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  2. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    Love it!
     
  3. stprime

    stprime Exclu-DEAD

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    I want one of these do bad!!!!
     
  4. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    Logical. Far better than the Botcon one.
     
  5. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    The longer he's in the comic the more I am tempted to make one myself. This looks really good man. Very nice paint.
     
  6. BScorpinok75

    BScorpinok75 Squadron X #1 Consultant

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    Lovely! :thumb 
     
  7. Spyne98

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    I made one out of this mold too and posted it. I like your paint work a lot!
     
  8. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    It's nice. The only small flaw I can find, IMO, is the way the head fit's into the alt mode. Unfortunately, there is no good way to hide it.
     

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