Minor/Repaint: My SWTF Megatron

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  1. Massdestruction

    Massdestruction Instrument of Destruction

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    Megatron is a modified and repainted SWTF Darth Vader Tie Fighter. I felt that the long, thin body of Vader worked perfectly with G1 Megatron's thin build.

    I cast the face off of a SWTF Han Solo and the Helmet off of a Megatron fighting robot pop holder. The head was made using Mighty Putty.

    The cannon barrel and back are from a generic G.I. Joe-like soldier weapons pack I picked up at Target. I used the red LED and wiring from a Dollar Tree "Optimus Prime" KO to make the cannon light up with the push of a button. The compartment where the spring used to shoot out the lightsaber was the perfect size to use as a button battery compartment.

    I used Testors silver, light gray, bright red, dark gray and flat black for most of the painting.
     

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  2. primal instinct

    primal instinct New Member

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    that is some sick stuff
     
  3. MrMurder

    MrMurder Well-Known Member

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    that surprisingly works really well. I'm just not a fan of the SWTF line.
    only one's worth getting were the millennium falcon and death star vader
     
  4. luke4

    luke4 crocon

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    nice! i dont like all the read in tie-fighter mode though....
     
  5. luke4

    luke4 crocon

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    red+++ wow im an idiot
     
  6. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I like how you were able to give it accurate paint aps, yet still give it form and function in the alternate mode. the solar panels look really nice, and you get bonus points for ingenuity too.
     
  7. red00wolf

    red00wolf insatiable collector

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    this
     
  8. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    That is too cool....very good job of thinking "outside the box"

    :D 
     
  9. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Darth Vader, you know who your daddy is . . . this custom! :lol 

    I echo the sentiments expressed here. You made some really smart calls on everything :thumb 
     

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