Heavy/Scratch: Botcon 2017 Prototype Hotshot

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by TinManA.H., May 27, 2018.

  1. TinManA.H.

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    Hey gang! So, it's taken me a little longer than I hoped to get another figure out, but life's been crazy.
    Anyway, here's my take on the prototype we saw for Botcon 2017 Hotshot. The prototype was a repaint of the Chromedome figure. I used the same fig as the base, but took some bits off the Generations Hotshot to break up the profile of the vehicle mode. Had some issues with the paint - the yellow didn't want to cover as well, but he'll look fine on the shelf with the other figs. Let me know what ya think!
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    Check out the video of my process and review of the custom, and some of my other customs!
     
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  2. SG hailstorm

    SG hailstorm JaAm aficionado

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    oh my god i need that in my life! :eek: 

    (also, if that's the same yellow paint i generally use which it looks like it is, then yeah, it doesn't cover very well lol)
     
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  3. Applejacktimus

    Applejacktimus Arboreal Frippery

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    i wanna powerlink with him...
     
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  4. blastpak

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    Nice execution.
     
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  5. The13Primes

    The13Primes hot shot fanatic

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    Is there a such thing as good yellow paint it’s so annoying.

    This looks great though. Hotshot was my first transformer so this makes me happy to see
     
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  6. westjames aka notirishman

    westjames aka notirishman notsoalex

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    Great job. Now ItsWalky probably loves you.
     
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  7. Sephthestoryteller

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    Excellent work!
     
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  8. dragonflye18

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    As always, a solid custom and dig the in-depth walkthru of the thought process! It's crazy how adaptable that Chromedome mold is given just how different the profile of the vehicle mode ended up looking.
     
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  10. Unfall

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    But do his shoulders hurt?

    Brilliantly done, the paint is perfect.
     
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  11. Furnace

    Furnace Ant-droid at a picnic

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    I want one!
     
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  12. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy Banned

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    Much better then the official versions.
     
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  13. 2Sixshot

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    you are a god sir
     
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  14. CodeXCDM

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    Wow. While it's such a simple mold... it actually works quite well for Hot Shot... even just as a simple repaint. The extra molded details by swapping bits from the Generations figure makes it great. Shame the paint and sculpting wound up being so rough.

    Then again... something about this figure, and that Generations IDW Bee that screams "repaint me to *anyone* else, it'll work better!"
     
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  15. Crim

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    Great job! Man, I wish we had gotten this rather then Getaway.
     
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  16. Masktique

    Masktique #1 Sideways Fan

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    That is oh-so good-looking. If only it had been released.
     
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    Lovely...would have loved this as an official redeco...
     
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  18. TinManA.H.

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    Thanks for all the compliments, gang - really appreciate it!
     
  19. Sidewings

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    Why this is not official?!
    Great job as always.
     
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