Minor/Repaint: Retro custom - G1 Shadow Commander/Nemesis Prime

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  1. SentinelPrime

    SentinelPrime I NEEDED THAT!

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    Hi there, come on in. Make yourself at home.

    Y'know, I was thinking about the various eras of collectors, and I thought of the G1 collectors. Those poor guys NEVER get a new figure, so I thought I'd give back to the community with a fun little "retro custom."

    My goal here was to create a new character in a G1 form, and thusly I wanted him to look like a retail G1 product. That meant no wash/lining, big block colors, and details using stickers. Ultra Magnus to Nemesis Prime/Shadow Commander seemed like a fun choice.

    I used the original NP, RID Scourge as a reference for the small bot, and FP Shadow Commander as a reference for the combined mode.

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    Thanks for your time!​
     

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  2. Prime 61

    Prime 61 Holder of the MATRIX

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    That's so awesome great work
     
  3. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    Looks great! Maybe you could have added a faceplate to the Shadow Commander.
     
  4. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

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    I'm a sucker for black repaints, but this is ridiculous! The paint looks AMAZING, better than factory! I've seen custom "Nemesis Primes" done from Prime, but taking a Magnus & Armor is a wonderful idea!

    My only critique would be the length of the missiles in the launchers...
    It's pretty easy to shorten them, and they look WORLDS better!...
     
  5. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    Sweet piece!
     
  6. Slothboy

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    I think it'd have even more G1ey goodness if there were perhaps a few more stickers on the trailer armour, but apart from that it's great! Love it that it's kept to the G1 aesthetic. Panel lining has it's place, but I personally think it takes away from the retro charm of these molds. Awesome job all around. :) 
     
  7. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    looks great, and i agree with slothboy, no panel lining looks good
     
  8. rohrerprime25

    rohrerprime25 Well-Known Member

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    man that is sweet
     

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