Minor/Repaint: TFA Thundercracker

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  1. zeroXII

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    Will Hasbro ever release a retail version? Will Botcon 2010 feature another exclusive Thundercracker in his TFA incarnation? With these questions unanswered and my inner OCD yearning to complete my seeker trio, i took matters into my own hands...

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    And came up with this! Granted, he's not exactly sporting toon accurate colors, but i didn't want to follow the Activators color scheme, so i went with my own. I'll leave the toon accuracy to Hasbro or FP, if they ever get around to it. The camera flash makes it look brighter than it actually is, the proper shade of blue is abit more like this:

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    Thanks to master seeker repainter Spurt for the helpful tips on repainting this mold. Enjoy!
     

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  2. Rhinox555

    Rhinox555 Insert clever joke here.

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    Cool. You don't have to worry about Botcon producing TFA seekers though, apparently Botcon isn't allowed to use Animated molds.
     
  3. Terrorcon_King

    Terrorcon_King Has Gone Transmetal

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    Now thats an amazing job!
    Completely lovee it!
    im actully in the progress of doing a Commission Liar SS(Ramjet)
    ill have to do Thundercracker myself as well! :D 

    EDIT: Also a question what kind of paint did you use for it! its PERFECT!
     
  4. rizuan76

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    Nice work zero, very slick paintjob. btw didja apply any kind of clearcoat to protect the paintwork? :) 
     
  5. zeroXII

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    Really? Interesting bit of news for me. :D 

    Thanks! I used Tamiya spraypaints all the way. Brilliant blue for the body, lavender for the purple stripes and accents, and light gunmetal for the chest.

    Saw your post, can't wait to see Ramjet finished!
     
  6. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks really good. The paint looks very clean.
     
  7. roi

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    love the blue you used!
     
  8. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    As far as I'm aware, botcon is only not allowed to use figures that either have

    A) A liscenced vehicle form or
    B) Moulds from lines that are still ongoing hence why they did not use figures from Animated or Universe 2.0 for this years exclusives.
     
  9. Caine

    Caine Rise up to the glory!!

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    Such magnificent & superior paint scheme that will make the other much inferior Seeker brethren pale in comparison! Wonderful! Wonderful!
     
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    Great work! :thumb  GEEWUN!
     
  11. brawl 56

    brawl 56 Aw..crap!

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    Wow!
    Awesome work!
    :D 
     
  12. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    Love it :thumb 
     
  13. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    Great work! I would love to see a repaint of TFA Starscream in his original G1 colors.
     
  14. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Super Awesome! Very nice work!
     
  15. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    Very sweet paint job.
     
  16. autobotx23

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    I LOVE a clean paint job. :thumb  Great job. I wish you would have done some facial modding, but that's me being picky. :lol 
     
  17. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    real nice aizat! are you going to tackle the 3 coneheads too?

    hey man, did you use tamiyas for that blue? ts-23 light blue?
     
  18. Rhinox555

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    Ah, i see.
     
  19. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    That's really hot. I'd buy one!
     
  20. zeroXII

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    I'd love to try it, but i have no idea how to and i didn't want to spoil it :D 

    No coneheads man, just the main 3 is good :lol 

    As for the blue, its actually ts-44 Brilliant Blue.
     

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