Minor/Repaint: ROTF Prime's new hands

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  1. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Just finished transplanting my Perfect Grade Gundam's hands to Prime. I will be painting them this weekend to match but wanted to get opinions on how they looked. They are fully articulated with wrist rotation and angle. And, for those not familiar with Perfect Grade Gundam hands, they have the same articulation as a human hand.

    P.S. The new hands don't affect transformation at all.

    Update-
    I didn't quite like the larger size of the hands from the PG RX-78, so I used the hands from my PG Gundam Wing Zero Custom (which was a lot more work because they had actual working wrists, no ball joint like the RX-78). I had to completely re-tool the wrists to work in Prime's forearms. I must say, even though I haven't painted the hands yet, it was well worth the effort to make the switch. They are a perfect fit!
     

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  2. yourreflection

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    Wow, I never knew those hands had so much articulation. This looks really good. I might look into buying a kit just to cast the hands.
     
  3. ThinkTank Customs

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    can i buy this hands seperatly? the perfect gundam is with 200 dollars much to expensive for that!
     
  4. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    The perfect grade is the base for the hands I am casting!!!
     
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    these look a little big in my opinion, and I love big hands on customs. I usually look at the face + hands to compare the scale to one another...
     
  6. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    I thought they were a little big too. I made them into a fist, sat them next to the original hands and they were so close I didn't mind. What makes them look so big is that the fingers on the molded hand are smaller and shorter, the palm and back of the hand are the exact same size. Oh well, I think it looks hella better.
     
  7. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Aww man, ya beat me to it. Oh well.. Still gonna do it to mine too. I kind of agree wit f_r in that they seem just a ssmmmiiiiiiiiidget to big, but that's ok, as long as you're happy, I'm happy too.

    The unfortunate part about casting these hands is that the fingers are all molded on top of each other. Before he passed tfmaster tried casting a hand from my pg wing 0 custom model. Everything else is completely castable though.
     
  8. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Updated with different hands
     
  9. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Pictures of the zero's hands?? I'm planning on using the same set so I'd like to know what I'm getting myself into, please and thanks!
     
  10. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Sorry, forgot to mention in my last post that I updated the pictures, the first one is with the Zero hands and the second is the RX-78 hands.
     
  11. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    ^ nvm, I didn't realise the first picture was new, it looked so close to the original photo. I'm glad the work so well, I'll deffinately be doing this to mine.
     
  12. aurascope

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    QFT this^^
     

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