Minor/Repaint: Thunderwing from TLK Voyager Megatron (WIP)

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  1. WEEGEE

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    So really Epic! Truly spectacular work mate!
    I now know, without a doubt, that I will have to send you mine to do this with. :D 
     
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    damn you gave me a reason to get this mold one day:cool: 
     
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    Well, it's nice to be loved!

    HAH! If only I had the time and patience to do commissions! (I'm trying to keep-up with a backlog of personal projects as it is!)

    I'd highly recommend it. He looks incredible among his fellow Decepticons: a real leader!
     
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    Damn! I felt that this was the rendsora version but I didn't want to say anything, that is FANTASTIC work!
     
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    Man... Those pics are wonderful
    Could you recreate this particular scene?
    [​IMG]
     
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    What, you mean, recreate one of my favourite scenes ever? ;) 

    I'll certainly try. Might be tricky as this mold doesn't have fingers to actually hold the Matrix (hence why it is on a chain above)!
     
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    Yeah, thought some of the original paint apps/colouring might have given it away. The increased scale certainly didn't hurt with painting the details! :D 
     
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  9. botonice

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    impeccable paint job, love the attention to detail and the dramatic photos you have taken
     
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    Thats actually kind of awesome- even for a movie design.
     
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    You could use something to make him hold the matrix, I don't know what it can be, but it could be done.
    On a side note, have you considered in making a deluxe inner Thunderwing? Maybe with Triggerhappy's mold?
     
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    I usually display mine with the Matrix balanced on top of his fingers, if that's any help.
     
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    Thanks! I'm really happy with how he turned out, so I hope that shows!

    Yeah, the original figure definitely one of the highlights from the TLK line, but was even better suited to Thunderwing's organic design.

    I haven't, but I don't have much affinity for the inner bot (I don't think Thunderwing does either, he hardly ever leaves his Pretender shell)!

    I'll probably just temporarily fix it in place for any photos using Blu Tack... ;) 

    He's wearing it! It really brings out the single-minded insanity in his eyes! :eek: 
     
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    Hey, Hasbro! Can we get an off...
    ...wait, Hasbro is too stupid to do this.
    Hey, Takara! Can we get an official repaint like this? Seriously, I make a point of not buying movie toys anymore. But I would buy this if it was a real figure.
     
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    They both seem to be missing a trick with the lack of Thunderwing repaints (TR Black Shadow, I'm looking at you here)!
     
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    watch now that you've said that thunderwing gets released in the power of the primes line :lol 
     
  18. saucesmithco

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    I can live with that. Maybe he'll be more IDW style, like the Titan Master they made?
     
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    Absolutely fantastic work! Pretty much as close to the marvel Thunderwing as you could get :thumb 
     
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    Can.. can you please make the ko companies release this in this scheme.. PLEASEEE
     
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