Minor/Repaint: my Alt Ultra Magnus, Because just white doesn't make him

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  1. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    recently i've been seeing alot of pure white alt Magnus's and it finally motivated to taking my competition repaint colours and applying them onto a real model.

    here is the victim

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    as you can see i had already altered my alt prime be loosening screws on his shoulders and moving the doors onto his arms, this does mean that in vehicle mode his doors no longer open but that has never really been a decideing factor to me unless it affects the transformation in a big way.

    here's what my plan is for him
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    as you can see i've completely gotten rid of white in his alt mode opting for blue, i could have easily have gone for white instead but by using the blue i have also managed to do a throwback to the diaclone powered Convoy colours as well as ultra magnus,

    besides i kinda need the blue so it doesn't look out of place on the bonnet in vehcle mode

    wip pic
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    and here's 2 pics to show what he looks like at the moment after the paint dried
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    the robot mode parts are yet to be painted white and red but here's what it looks like anyway

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    he looks nicer than he did with just red i think, j ust need to figure out how i'm going to sand down his face place and give him a mouth and then do a bit more painting. The blue is a little darker than i would have used but the alternative was too light so i went with the darker shade.

    what do you guys think?
     

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  2. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Thats nice.....I like it a lot....props on moving the doors too, its a nice touch :thumb 
     
  3. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    now THAT I like. FInally some originality. Props for not just going down the white/blue prime repaint road. Can't wait to see how it turns out
     
  4. freezowave

    freezowave Well-Known Member

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    as he is now he has a Diaclone Powered Convoy feel.

    I like it.
     
  5. TTT

    TTT OutOfCommissionToys.com

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    Everyone in North America just went HUH ? ....:confused: 
    bonnet aka hood for those of you head scratchers in N.A.

    Hey it looks cool - keep us updated when the robot bits are done....:) 
    Are you gonna modify the mouth like in your digibash ?
    TTT
     
  6. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    thats the plan, i'm either going to buy a custom head or sand down the face plate and then make a new face of my own, most likely the second one seeing how i'm cheap :D 
     
  7. Sonscreen

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    So far, so good.
     
  8. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    here's how he currently looks, i've decided to go with an altered alt streak head (previously on my Nightbeat) as i don't think i want to try doing the green stuff just yet and it should be simple enough to sand the side of the face down and get rid of the side horns and add pipes to create my Magnus.

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    this in turn means prime's helmet will go to nightbeat below and my alt streak has inherited the nightbeat head with orange rubbed off in places, you can't tell because of the camera but it looks like rust and battle damage
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  9. Soundwarp

    Soundwarp Next victim please TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice one :thumb 
     
  10. gen1fan

    gen1fan G1 PRIME FROM VA TFW2005 Supporter

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    it's different, and you can say your alt magnus is different then just an all white one, but I think you should of made the shaker part of the hood white, and stay with red on the bottom or done white there as well. But that just my 2 cents other than that super nice work on the paint job. Seen some really bad custom with the alts cause the do not know how to paint.
     
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    Put some flames on it and it's Alternators Movie Prime. :D 

    Seriously, though, that's a nice concept. Good to see something different in an Ultra Magnus repaint. I'm tired of seeing Ultra Magnus as nothing more than a white Prime.
     
  12. Rotorstorm

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    i've done the majority of the painting now and it's just a few minor things and some touch ups to do as well as molding myself a new head.
     
  13. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Cool! (^^)
     
  14. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Lookin' nice, dude! I like the paint scheme in vehicle form.
     
  15. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    i have decided about what to do about his head whilst looking at it in this picture. Yup i finally got a proper digital camera. 5.2 megapixal too.
    shame imageshack isn't uploading it for me :( 

    i'm going to remove the horns and give him a couple of short horns at the side instead. i think that should be magnusy enough unless i get some green stuff to make some bigger eyes with.
     
  16. Bobby Lemain

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    Haha, tyvm.

    man, you is paint good. <-engrish
     
  17. ShawnL7

    ShawnL7 Old School Transfan

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    Hey Storm, I'll try and post some pics of mine shortly. It's funny... after looking at yours again I noticed you changed quite a few things from your digital render. Looks like I have some more masking and detail work to go.
    Thanks again for the inspiration.
     
  18. Rotorstorm

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    well i figured the render would be a bit too difficult to accomplish and things look different in real life to how they look on screen
     
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    Not bad. Personally I think there is too much red in the design & might look better if the red & blue were inverted, but cool none the less

    JL
     

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