Minor/Repaint: AoE Galvatron

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Cheetimus Prime, May 27, 2014.

  1. Cheetimus Prime

    Cheetimus Prime Lost Spark

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    Taking a cue from Strombringer I made the backpack removable because EW that thing is huge and gross. But it's just a shell so it pops back on for the truck mode.
     

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    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    HOLY SHEEEEEEIT.

    way to make me look at a mold I don't like, and turn my impression around 180

    FANTASTIC work there dude.
     
  3. knoted

    knoted Resistor Transistor

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    The neo-retro space-suit style looks great - with that almost white, silver.

    However..... do I spot some slightly uneven/rough spots in the silver parts on the cabmode ?
     
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    Wow nice work
     
  5. Cheetimus Prime

    Cheetimus Prime Lost Spark

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    It's weird. I don't see it in hand yet the camera picked it up.
    This will be on my Botcon table so I have time to sort that out.
     
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    I wasn't sure... could be a camera noise artifact... and I believe you it's non-apparent in-hand....

    In fact... I had the same phenomenon with silver paint yesterday ( Tamiya acrylic... which usually goes on buttersmooth )
    Maybe hold a spotlight perpendicular to the surface.... to see if it's really uneven or just visual effect.
     
  7. Cheetimus Prime

    Cheetimus Prime Lost Spark

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    Heh, mine is Tamiya as well. Trust me, I'm gonna inspect the hell out of it!
     
  8. TFcustoms91

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    It looks great the detail work is amazing nice job :thumb 
     
  9. Stygian360

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    Aces!!
     
  10. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Gorgeous! These paint jobs really make me want this guy.
     
  11. SG hailstorm

    SG hailstorm JaAm aficionado

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    Sexy, though sorely tempted to see him in a G1 color scheme *nudge nudge*
     
  12. Cogar

    Cogar Follower of the Code

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    That's really great looking!
     
  13. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    take a shitty mold...paint it like a boss...and you something I would jump at
     
  14. konrathink

    konrathink Jared Magnus

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    This repaint looks great overall, but the front of the canon just looks amazing! All those subtle blues and yellow / gold bits. Great job. All of these amazing Galvatron repaints almost has me almost considering this figure. I just can't get past the backpack and the overall shellformer he is.
     
  15. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Gorgeous. Love all the little details in this. Great job, man.
     
  16. VaderPrime1

    VaderPrime1 Prepare for termination!

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    Awesome! What's the mod to the cab-backpack? Is it pretty simple to do?