Minor/Repaint: WIP - Shattered Glass Drift

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  1. Hotwire

    Hotwire Pro-Customizer

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    I was originally going to make this guy a sword out of aluminum, but styrene just gave me more flexibility. Feedback welcomed.

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  2. whiskeytango

    whiskeytango Combaticon

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    awesome so far. I'd love to know how you got the bevels so clean and uniform looking
     
  3. Gryph

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    Looks pretty nice. Are you planning on basing his color scheme on Deadpool?
     
  4. shinobi77

    shinobi77 Fatbastard

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    he either machined it, or used a router. I don't think this sword style fits with drift though.

    Still, its very nice and clean.
     
  5. Hotwire

    Hotwire Pro-Customizer

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    Actually, the sword is all done by hand. I cut three pieces of .40 styrene in the same shape, then layered them together with Devcon Plastic Weld between each layer. Once dried, I sharpened it just like a regular blade using an emory board.
     
  6. Hotwire

    Hotwire Pro-Customizer

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    Still undecided, but will have red, black, white, and purple.
     
  7. Nemesis251

    Nemesis251 Wants 3rd Party Knock Out

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    Great job on the blade. I was working a new sword for a Drift custom myself.
     
  8. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    Maybe Travis Touchdown from no more heroes? yeah... i originally planed out a Similar homage with a retool as R.i.d W.A.R.S,but since it might never happen nowadays...
     
  9. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    I'm sure it will turn out fine. But why not get the actual SG Drift?
     
  10. Hotwire

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    Well, one, I don't want to wait until next year, and two, I've had this guy in the works for about 6 months now. Other projects go in the way, so I had to shelve him for a while.
     
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    autobotx23 Banned

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    Love the sword size! Make it Buster Drift! :rock 
     
  12. Hotwire

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    New small blade, and a pistol. Just felt he should have a gun of some sort. The gin is from ROTF Brawn, with a barrel added. The short sword is all hand crafted from styrene and the original blade's handle.
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  13. Hotwire

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    It's amazing what you can forget to paint. I put him back together to make sure all the white was the same shade, and, well, I missed a few spots. Also found some paint rub. Really thinking he may not get any alt mode colors on the bot parts. Also, you'll notice I completely removed the rear windows, looks more sleek, I think. The final paint scheme will have waves of black and waves of red fading back along the car.

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  14. CodeXCDM

    CodeXCDM Well-Known Member

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    That's a big sword... I know! Dye the helmet blonde, give him a dark blue/purple paint scheme... and we have Final Fantasy Crossovers: Cloud Strife! o_O 

    Kidding aside... I like the metallic look he's got. Very nice.
     

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