Non-TF: Sigma 6 Cobra Firefly To Blowtorch

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  1. Razerwire

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    I've been meaning to do this for a while. I had an extra Cobra Firefly who's head went on to become Beach Head. I also had an extra Lockdown who's body went on to become a Viper.

    So I'm taking Lockdown's spare head and the spare Cobra Firefly body and I'm going to make Blowtorch.

    WIP pic:

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    And reference pic:

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  2. Sculpt-bot

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    Cool idea man! Look forward to this one, but after this you need to stop, cuz you're going to make me start playing with Joes again......really can't afford it, but I'm jonesin' out on these things. Flame on!
     
  3. Gears

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    I used to have Blowtorch but I think my lil' brother stole him. :( 
     
  4. Razerwire

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    Heh. If HTS would hurry up with my shipment, I can work on Airtight, Dusty and Undertow. :D 
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    you should do a toxo-zombie outta inferno
     
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    yeah, hurry up on those so you can get to redline on the list :p 
     
  7. Razerwire

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    Update!

    After many many revisions to my original idea of making Blowtorch, I finally got to painting.

    This one has been quite difficult for me mainly because I didn't want the figure to be just red and yellow like the original one was. So I decided to keep the leg and arm guards silver. That will also help prevent friction on the paint when the gauntlets are put on.

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    So far I painted the mask, neck, left shoulder, hair and eyebrows, and the leg and arm guard detailing. I also shaved off the Cobra emblems on the shoulders and belt buckle which turned out to be a royal pain.

    Next I'll be painting the other shoulder, upping the silver on the chest, and paint the pocket vest red on the chest.

    The next major tackling after that will be the camo pants. I plan on keeping the design but with red and yellow instead of that black and gray.

    After that it will just be mainly detailing the accessories.

    And a side note, I'm glad I did the face mask the way it was because my wife said if it was the other way, I'd be making Iron Man. *WHEW*

    Oh and another note, painting with yellow? PAIN!
     
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    Blowtorch is one of my all-time favs as a kid, and I can't help wondering how cool a different mask would look painted yellow. Possibilities:
    SOD's mask
    Jungle SE's mask
    Leatherneck's mask
    Arctic D's
    FAD's mask

    All of which I think cater to the original mask style better than the Firefly mask.
     
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    Dammit man! I TOLD you I don't have money to buy any of those! I have to work with what I have! Work with me here man! WORK WITH ME! :lol 

    Plus I kinda like the welder's mask look. :p 
     
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    I needs to look more like G1. 1984 FTW! :D 

    I can't wait to see this guy finished buddy! You're really rockin' and rollin' with these Sigma customs (/bad pun); this one looks to be just as great! :thumb 
     
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    :lol 

    Oh you know how we discussed earlier about the paint scheme? I had to make a change. The chest beneath the pocket vest I will have to keep silver. Actually I have to paint more silver on it since it's toned down.

    The orange as a third color didn't pan out as I liked. :( 
     
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    Could you possibly work on this any slower? Let's go already!
     
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    :lol 

    This one has had so many revisions that I'm surprised it got off the ground at all. :lol 

    I've stopped for tonight since my eyesight is blurry from staring at the parts too closely. :lol 
     
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    Ron do him like this!

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    Grand Slam helmet with ear parts cut off.
    Leatherneck mask with two side intakes cut off.
    Yellow tubing from hardware store.

    :D 
     
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    :throw  :duel  :Gouki:  :poke  :stick: 
     
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    Update!

    Primed the right shoulder and abs for painting, painted the mouth vents on the mask, and detailed the hands, elbow guards, and shin guards.

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    I'm probably gonna paint the tops of the elbow and knee guards red, right above the yellow zigzag pattern.
     
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    Update!

    Painted the right shoulder, abs, waist, part of the camo on the pants, detailing on the arm and leg guards, gauntlet edges, hands, and primed the lower arms, lower legs, chest pocket vest, belt buckle, parts of the gauntlets, and boots.

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    Looking good...I guess. :p 
     
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    hurry up! :p 
     

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