Minor/Repaint: soon to be cliffjumper

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  1. Red Alert

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    the next project on the horizon.

    ANIMATED CLIFFJUMPER

    edit. added pics of dissasembly and first coat of red minus cleanup
    I used a color called storm grey for his stripe but it same out almost black so i will redo it with a lighter color

    question for anyone who has done animated customs.
    was the paint really cheap on yours?I took the original black stripe off with only paint thinner.
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  2. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    man i wish i could get my hands on that guy.
     
  3. Lucs

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    NOOOO! Not another Cliffy repaint! JK I'm down for CJ repaints but the BIG question is are you gonna change to head at all.

    Oh yeah and I'm wondering if you might be the first person to beat Hasbro to the punch...
     
  4. Red Alert

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    added another pic of cliffjumper.

    that heads got to go.maybe alt or custom made
     
  5. Darth Rodimus

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    I had the same idea for while now, but im no kitbasher, I had blueprints ready and everything and the real reason is that me BB's stingers broke off.:banghead: 
     
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    i am going to the hobby store today to get my paints for cliffjumper and am still thinking of a replacement head.Any suggestions?
     
  7. TTT

    TTT OutOfCommissionToys.com

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    Ever considered primer before paint ?
    That way you can lay down nice smooth coats without relying on the paint to hide factory colors/paint apps.
     
  8. Red Alert

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    updated pics after my first bumblebee suffered damage from paint
     
  9. Darth Rodimus

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    I see you kept the black stripe, I think maybe a white or silver would really look great on him. looks good so far.
     
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    I think you are right Darth Rodimus. Either of those colors would be better than the black stripe. Good job tamo.
     
  11. Red Alert

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    i am thinking of silver but i need to match the silver on his face.
     
  12. Red Alert

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    updated some pics and added reg bb to compare.The color grey i used for his stripe came out darker than i thought(almost black)I will redo the stripe with a lot lighter grey.

    the original factory stripe came right off with paint thinner which i thought was wierd
     
  13. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Looking good Tamo...he looks cool in red :thumb 
     
  14. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    All you need is a faceplate, and you have re-entry bumblebee hehehe
     
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    thanks,

    i found a bfg for him in my weapons pile.I think i figured out a way to mount it to the roof for battle mode.A revolving gatling gun style missile launcher that attaches to his lower forearm.
     
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    That what you need a War Machine for? I'm gonna get some for that reason, the guns. If you dont get a hold of any there were a few left at my WM here, pm me. I'd like to see this completed, it looks really good. If you can get Citadel paints try a Mithril silver or Chainmail. For some reason the Citadel paints seem to color match with the Animated line figures, dunno why.
     

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