Minor/Repaint: Show Accurate Nitro Convoy custom

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by MasterOfPuppets, Jan 25, 2006.

  1. MasterOfPuppets

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    What the??? How the hell did they thin out the body??? I can see the headlight thing since all they have to do is grab those clear ones from Dark Nitro Convoy, but the thinning out part baffles me...
     
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    It's a mystery to me too. Some of the things these japanese kitbashers do are just stunning.
     
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    subtle but it makes it look way better
     
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    I wanna get the gold paint off my Nitro Convoys shoes, it bugs the shit out of me.
     
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    just lay down £40 for a dark nitro convoy then dissasemble :) 
     
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    "No dissassemble number 5! no dissassemble" I took the gold off Nitro convoy and the plastic is red underneath, I wonder why they used red...
     
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    it makes it go faster.
     
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    so no clear headlights for nitro? Short of buyig 5the dark version?
     
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    Wow that is subtle, yet, makes a REALLY big difference!! Nitro's toy just seems all the more disappointing to me now, after seeing this.

    EDIT: From reading his comments, it seems like he did this Nitro Convoy custom to make him more feminine , hence, the slight shade of pink he has now. Interesting..
     
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    because all the clear plastic is made with the same mold at the same time, thats why

    I dissasembled last night my Override trying to figure how the heck they did the mod, but i could find an answer (and reassemble the figure was pure HELL)
     
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    I've got a version commin soon. it' is slimmed down, changed headlights, re molded head. I hope to have it done soon. This one looks pretty cool.
     
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    Ah, I see how. Look just below the canopy on the chest of the two Nitro Convoys in that picture; one has the white flat part, one doesn't. The kitbasher probably diced up N. Convoy, took that part out, then reassembled with some minor alterations (shaving some parts down so it all fits again).

    Too bad this wasn't the original figure. :( 
     
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    Well it seems that while trying to make it more feminine he also made it look more like the sleek warrior he is on the show instead of having such a bulky body.
     
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    Whoa. I actually like that Nitro Convoy... the unmodded one looks like pure crap now. I mean, even more than before... such a slight change makes all the difference. I even like the pink!
     
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    Jebus...way way way better. I wish I could do that.
     
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    looks alot better with a slimmer body loads better
     
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    I wanna know how the flip changer gimmick works with the body thinned down? Or would that not affect it? I haven't fiddled with my Override lately...
     
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    depends on where you cut it. If you go right for the center, you will loose it for sure. making the sides smaller also makes it so the windshield not able to fit.
     
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    Wow. That's some hardcore precision cutting there for so little plastic removal.

    But just that little bit taken out... for all that effort - it really does look a lot better. Good job on the face, too!
     

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