Minor/Repaint: My take on TLK Drift

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  1. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Mo' toys, mo' debt.

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    Hello, your friendly neighborhood "puts sharpie on his toys and calls it a custom" guy here!

    Man, Drift sure was red out of the box, glad to see in the movie he was much more black, keeping consistent with the alt mode, and finally finding some good digibashes of the concept art to match the screen appearance, I've tackled Drift once again, improving upon my first go at breaking up some of the red. I tried to go for a weathered metal look on the swords, but I think it just ended up looking like poorly applied silver marker.


    And, as an added bonus, the Voyager helicopter Drift's head for a better size and face sculpt!


    Thanks for checking him out!


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    That looks great.

    Does he still transform with the new head?
     
  3. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Mo' toys, mo' debt.

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    Yup, a little bit of a tight fit, but no problem there.

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    Eyyy!!! Welcome to the club of Drift customizers :) 
     
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    Ye gads, his fly is down!
     
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    Wow! That's an awesome custom! The voyager's head works perfectly!
     
  7. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Mo' toys, mo' debt.

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    Kind of, I had to carve out the initial hole for the ball joint since it was too large, and replaced it with a spare ball socket I had lying around, but it worked a charm!
     
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    The back could use a little bit more red, especially near the bumper section, just to connect the red from the sides of the car, but overall, lookin sharp. Looks like something one could buy from a dealer
     

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    Burnout00012 Mo' toys, mo' debt.

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    Oh for sure, but that's not something I could accomplish with sharpies, not consistently anyway. I'm still holding out hope that Reprolabels will aid on that front but with each month that passes that's looking less and less likely...
     
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    fantastic
     
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    That's all right man:) 
     
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    That looks sexy
     
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  13. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Mo' toys, mo' debt.

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    I totally forgot to mention in the original post that I had to painstakingly remove the kibble from the arms to swap them with the arms from the Autobots United Drift, and that was so not easy, I had to destroy the other Drift to do it. Those pins did not want to come out.
     

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