Minor/Repaint: Voyager Prime Paint Apps

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  1. Snkbyt

    Snkbyt Autobot

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    I liked the blue and silver of the Robovision Prime but it looks like the regular version has more accurate paint apps.

    I painted the inside legs blue, added more silver and gold in the torso, put the red on the shoulders, and changed the "window" color while coloring the door windows which were unpainted.

    I cant decide if I want the "rib" piece red or blue. Its mostly blue in all the movie shots. Shame the flaps on his shoulders are not molded blue on either version. They should have been.
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  2. VIZGIX

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    AWESOME! much more PRIME-looking!
     
  3. Bumble Prime

    Bumble Prime all the time

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    the paint apps and the fake chest were why i got leader prime

    but it looks like youre heading in the right direction
     
  4. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Quite nice. I had a similar idea too.

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  5. LemonPrime

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    I'm liking what you guys are doing with the paint!

    This mold has so much potential, but the lack of accurate paint apps just hurts him. Especially RVOP. How much more could it cost to finish painting the windows??
     
  6. Transfan76

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    Hello tfw2000 board members I guess this'll be my first time posting here since I can never seem to get around to it . but yeah back on topic though i did happen to pick that figure up last monday and I thought to that he was missing some paint but what you guys have done here to prime is a brilliant idea . I might do the same to mine as well . also as a good reference , people could use that scanned cover on Entertainment weekly
     
  7. jokerswild

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    great job guys i'm thinking very heavily about painting mine as well, i just dont know what blues match up to the windows and the molded blue what did you guys use?
     
  8. Matrix Soul

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    I'm gonna be using Testor Enamel paint, is that a good choice? for some reason when I did Bumblebee's colors, the paint keep sliding off, any idea how to overcome that?
     
  9. Pride21

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    Three Questions:

    1. What kind of paint(s) were used
    2. What kind of brush(s) were used
    3rd. How lond did you let the paint sit untill applying another coat.
     
  10. jokerswild

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    I'm almost done with mine i've been using testors Acryl paint for the blue on the legs
    "921521 gloss blue bleu brillant ft13" thats on the lable of the jar its a PERFECT match

    for the windows i used apple barrel 20553 boston blue its the exact color but it doesnt have the metallic finish so up close its noticeable but on display you cant tell the difference.

    and for the red i used testors Acryl paint again921500 red its a little dark but looks great anyways

    as for brushed my wife was a nail tech and has all these special brushes for detailing peoples nails so they are SUPER tiny and worked wonders for detail, i'll be posting pix once i'm done i just want to do the flame designs on the molded chest doors and the side rib bar

    hope this helps
     
  11. Pride21

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    Thanx Jokerswild
     
  12. Snkbyt

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    The blue I used was Modelmaster 2727 Ford & GM Engine Blue. Near perfect match for the molded blue if it wasnt so glossy. I couldn't find a shade with metallic so I did without. The red is just the standard Testors gloss red. The Testors 1181 Aluminum was a perfect match for the silver parts on his torso and head, and pretty close to the rest of his silver. Only one coat so far. I feel a second coat will not be needed.
     
  13. Pride21

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    What about the gold color Snkbyt
     
  14. jokerswild

    jokerswild Voice of Ashes

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    trying to post pix of my nearly finished prime but my digital camera keeps saying my card is full... when i plug it into my usb it says the card is empty... anyone know how to fix this? i've tried other cards as well and the same problem.....

    help?
     
  15. BeastWars 4ever

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    WOW! That really looks great!
     
  16. jokerswild

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    Here is my robovision prime with the touchups i've completed so far.. i'm trying to find some flame stencils for the doors and arms...
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