Minor/Repaint: Xovergen Grand Patriot -> Pyro!

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  1. Demonss

    Demonss Well-Known Member

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    After really taking a look at Xovergen Grand Patriot I couldn't help but notice he felt a lot like pyro in both alt mode and botmode (an OP impersonator).

    So it became my goal to to turn my Xovergen Grand Patriot into Pyro.

    For bot mode all I did was paint the head with a pinkish color to make him look similar to his European version.
    (I wanted to make sure it was clear it wasn't just OP.

    His trailer is still a WIP.. I was fortunate enough to find someone (benclark1982) willing to part out their Green Grand Patriot, and let me buy the trailer off him! So I did!

    Now I still plan to turn the blue grand patriot trailer into a pyro trailer, but only using stickers so it can be reversed.. However the green one was fair game.
    I still need to clean up the yellow and add a few more paint details (on the exterior) and then do a full paint of the interior... But I was so excited I just wanted to share!

    I am waiting for some hazard tape to arrive, I will be adding a little to the outside of the trailer in order to get those G1 Stripes he had, just not so gaudy.

    Sorry for pic quality of Truck mode.. It was a bit dark and I used my wife's phone just to snap a quick pic before bed.. :) 
     

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  2. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    Never thought of that. COOL!!:) 
     
  3. shinobi77

    shinobi77 Fatbastard

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    damn you, knew I should have got to work when I came up with this when it came out....
    but can't wait to see what you come with.
     
  4. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    thats actually not a bad idea!
     
  5. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    Good use of Bland Patriot, but I wouldn't use this mould simply because of the quality control problems it has, Balljoints should not sound like ratchet joints.
     
  6. Spyne98

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    Great idea!
     
  7. Demonss

    Demonss Well-Known Member

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    Yeah his legs tough to get to telescope out for me.
    The leg ball joint problem is easily solved with a bit of lubrication though.
     
  8. destrongerlupus

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    Very very clever! If I didn't already have both a Spark (Botcon version) and a Pyro (Solrac comission) I might try to get this version rolling, it's a GRAND (pun intended, sorry) idea!
     
  9. phoenixliger

    phoenixliger Ogre

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    vast improvement and now im surprized no one has done this yet it fits so well with the character
     
  10. Demonss

    Demonss Well-Known Member

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    Hey.. Got a link to the Solrac Comission? I'd love to see it!
     
  11. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    Nice! Such an obvious and brilliant idea! Never occurred to me! Kudos! :thumb 

    zmog
     

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