Minor/Repaint: RTS / CHUG Tracks

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  1. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    I gave Tracks a full repaint using Dupli-Color engine enamel blue for the main body. His head was taken apart and painted Gloss white and the eyes were done in a sky blue. All the paints I used were Testors regular enamels and Model Masters.Headlights, tail lights and exhaust were done in Chrome Silver and then the tail lights and the from turn signals were gone over in clear red for the tail lights and turn signal amber for the front turn signals. His hood and chest decals I made from pictures I found online and cut out by hand. The hood decal was a pain in the A$$ because I also had to split it down the middle once it was applied.

    Let me know what you think. Enjoy.


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  2. Superquad7

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    Overall, I think you did some nice work! Try using some after effects for your photos (such as adjusting your red balance). Also, the labels could use just a little work. The chest label needs to be just cut a little more straight and the symbol reduced down some. A tip for the hood label should you have to apply a similar label: apply the label as is, then use an X-ACTO blade to cut it flush to the halves.

    I hope my comments have been helpful :)  Keep up the good work :thumb 
     
  3. cheetor71

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    Thanks for the tips. I did apply the label before I cut it. The one on his chest I know needs to be smaller. Right now I can't make new ones because my decal program won't run on windows 7. My desktop had windows XP until it took a complete shit on me. I lost a lot of my decals.
     
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    Not bad at all, but I agree with Superquad7, especially about the chest emblem. The only other thing that bothers me is how dark the blue is, but I can't tell from the pictures if it's really that dark or if the color on the photos are off. The face however is perfect and the red and white accents really stand out. =)
     
  5. Murasame

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    You could have painted the inside of the doors white to make the wings appear like whole wings and not only stubs. But overall he looks nice :) 
     
  6. cheetor71

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    Thanks. I think he turned out pretty well. I am going to make a smaller decal for his chest though.
     
  7. cheetor71

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    Added a new pic at the bottom of the first post showing the new chest decal.
     
  8. cheetor71

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    :p 
     
  9. Superquad7

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    Wow, that makes a world of difference :thumb 
     
  10. Mr.Deflok

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    Cool, man. I finally caved and have a Tracks coming to me this week. Was gonna get the Reprolabels set but might try my own luck. Really like your flame design.
     
  11. cheetor71

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    I pulled it right off the internet. It's just a straight up Tracks hood symbol. Very easy to find just Google transformers tracks hood decal. It is on the 3rd or 4th line down under images.
     
  12. Sideswipe2000

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    One of favorite molds nice work great job on the hood decal.
     
  13. cheetor71

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    Thank you. Iwas suprised to see this on the first page. I used a different decal for his chest. The one in the pics looked too big so I fixed it a few days after I took the pictures.
     
  14. pumpkingonzo

    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    Great work mate.
    I love the yellow square on the chest, and the new decal does look better.
    Brings back memories for me painting this mold, few awkward areas I seem to remember!
     

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