Minor/Repaint: rusty old bastard (kup)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by cyclonus666, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. cyclonus666

    cyclonus666 target master

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    this was made from a universe 2.0 Iron Hide, this is a pretty cool mold i thought and its pretty easy to disassemble too, the hardest part was getting the paint the color i wanted.
    And yes that is recoil in his hand but his robot mode is not quite done yet so thats just a little tease
     

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  2. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    That actually works pretty well. nice paint job and new head, too. Have you considered adding in some simple flat pieces of styrene across the tops of the rear end (his legs) to help further the look as a truck?
     
  3. cyclonus666

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    yeah thats my next step, thanks
     
  4. Seansy

    Seansy Me Grimlock say Go Do One

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    kind of reminds me of the land rovers from judge dread film.

    good work!
     
  5. Ezilla82

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    I never dream that we can make Kup from Universe Ironhide. I also agree with Redline about that styrene also I've noticed that some of the original paint is bleeding through, but I think you can fix that, but despite that he looks awesome.
     
  6. Autobot X

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    I think some of the bleed-through is intentional...makes him look the part of the rusty old bastard.
     
  7. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That is a great idea!
     
  8. hXcpunk23

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    This looks great so far--always been a fan of Kup. I have an idea that is basically out of left field for a Kup custom I've been planning. Hope to see more, man.
     
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    Where did the head come from?
     
  10. Ezilla82

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    Oh I see to make him look "rusty". I didn't thought of it, well now I know I think now it looks better with the rust. So my bad.
     
  11. newguy

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    Awesome. Just awesome
     
  12. cyclonus666

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    now you got it, most of my stuff I try to make look like real metal, im not really into cartoony stuff although i have seen some really sweet cartoony stuff on this site. The head was from Universe 2.0 springer
     
  13. ORIO

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    Cool man! Pretty clever!
     
  14. Hiraga

    Hiraga BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

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    That works pretty well. I always wanted a differant mold for Ironhide though.

    BTW, the title reminded me of 'shit piece' from the Rude Awakening of Optimus Prime. :D 
     
  15. chlokai

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    looks good, real good, I got him a few weeks ago, no instructions, I'm still tryin to work out how he transforms nevermind customise him, good job
     
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    Very innovative! I like the way you've handled the vehicle mode, nice rust application as well.
     
  17. Ezilla82

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    Sweet.
     
  18. Wheel_Jack

    Wheel_Jack pitying fools

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    this made me smile. looking really good so far. nice out-of-the-box thinking. more KUPS people. MORE!
     
  19. knyghtmare2021

    knyghtmare2021 The Goddamn Knyghtmare

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    Beyond the flat pieces of styrene to make more of a truck bed, have you thought of making some side mirrors? It would really help make the back of the SUV look more like a futuristic snub nosed truck
     
  20. thyvipera

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    this is looking great, cant wait to see more
     

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