Minor/Repaint: My Alternators Soundwave

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  1. Wreckgar

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    So I tried the dye technique after it worked so well on my Alt Wild Ride. For this one, I used Grimlock straight up. No remolding at all was needed. The head was perfect and the only other body icould think of for him was Skids. But Skids is turning into someone else next weekend so Mustang Soundwave it is.

    The color didn't quite turn out as expected. I used RIT Navy. It's not navy. Instead, it's like a metallicy rusted porple. However I kept his head, feet, and waist blue. So here he is along with his buddies Ravage and Runble. Frenzy is in the works.

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    wow that did turn out different. a lot lighter than I thought too. kinda cool man.
     
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    wow that did turn out different. a lot lighter than I thought too. kinda cool man.
     
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    The head works out well for Soundwave, to bad the color didn’t come more blue.
     
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    The head works out well for Soundwave, to bad the color didn’t come more blue.
     
  6. Wreckgar

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    Yea, I may have to break down and paint it. I just really really don't want to. I really like the color.

    I guess I could paint the head and torso black and call him Soundblaster.
     
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    Yea, I may have to break down and paint it. I just really really don't want to. I really like the color.

    I guess I could paint the head and torso black and call him Soundblaster.
     
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    painting the car parts won't cause you any problems. Just brush on somefuture floor finish (dirt cheap at walmart with the dusting sprays and such) its tough as nails, and it'll look like the car is waxed to boot. I did that to my Alt Motormaster, TF'd it 4 times and didn't have any problems at all.
     
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    painting the car parts won't cause you any problems. Just brush on somefuture floor finish (dirt cheap at walmart with the dusting sprays and such) its tough as nails, and it'll look like the car is waxed to boot. I did that to my Alt Motormaster, TF'd it 4 times and didn't have any problems at all.
     
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    I like the color too....even though it wasnt what you were shooting for....it still came out looking slick :thumb 
     
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    I like the color too....even though it wasnt what you were shooting for....it still came out looking slick :thumb 
     
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    perhaps you should have gone with the painted route dude. They head paint looks cool though.
     
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    perhaps you should have gone with the painted route dude. They head paint looks cool though.
     
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    Still...looks interesting, a worthy custom for sure !
     
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    Still...looks interesting, a worthy custom for sure !
     
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    Yea, if I can find another Grimlock body, I'm going to paint it Blue for Soundwave. I have another idea for this body.
     
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    Yea, if I can find another Grimlock body, I'm going to paint it Blue for Soundwave. I have another idea for this body.
     
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    I like the color, makes me think of doing an Eva 01 transformer
    BTW TransTorture:your avatar message is HILARIOUS!!!!
     
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    I like the color, makes me think of doing an Eva 01 transformer
    BTW TransTorture:your avatar message is HILARIOUS!!!!
     
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    You might get some bleeding of dye through what ever paint you use. It has happened every time I painted over dye. (I use Tamya Acrylic, mostly) It just means you have to put more coats on. Good luck.
     

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