Minor/Repaint: Universe Sunstreaker

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  1. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    Universe Sunstreaker made more G1ish, with added details.
    I used drybrush on the robot parts, I added foil tape to the
    top and sides of the spoilers and painted the undersides chrome silver
    and tried to go for the black accents that the original toy / toon had
    but with the modern interpretation the Universe line was going for,
    but missed.

    the huge Autobot symbol always bugged me, so I gave him the G1 roof
    with a smaller symbol. and painted the thighs, feet and fists yellow, and the
    forearms black.

    I also made a few mods to the mold to let the chest / roof fully turn
    and the head come up a bit higher, the roof always stopped just shy of
    being fully straight up and down, being cocked to one side, Sideswipe also
    had this issue.

    also a preview of two more of the three I will also be posting...
    Smokescreen & Ironhide
    also not pictured Bluestreak.

    ...ADDED THE ALT MODE PICS...
     

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  2. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks nice. The drybrushing kind of gives him a vintage look.
     
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    Xhairs Well-Known Member

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    nice clean paint job.
     
  4. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    added the alt pics...
     
  5. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I like the spoilers.
     
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    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    I dig it! I wanted to add some yellow to my Sunstreaker too... go to know it'll look great! :) 

    How exactly did you rig it so the head pops up higher?

    zmog
     
  7. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    you have to take the chest apart,

    there is a little tab...
    if you look at the bottom of the head platform that you can cut some of it
    away, if you look as you take it apart you'll see where it hits and you can
    determine how much you need to remove.

    hope this helps, if not i'll try to take pics....
     
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    That's pretty good, I especially like the black over the engine compartment and on the doors.
     

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