Non-TF: Cobra HISS 2 custom

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by KnightStrike, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. KnightStrike

    KnightStrike Well-Known Member

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    So for this one I intended to take an old HISS 2 and turn it into Cobra Commander's personal combat vehicle. Paints are Krylon Fusion navy blue and satin black, then the red is a custom mix of Testors enamels that were airbrushed. Model Masters chrome silver was brushed on some of the plates for details and to help give the tank a bit of the same look as the Battle Armor Cobra Commander figure. I then satin cleared the black sections and gloss coated the rest. I know glossy tanks are not really practical, but seeing as how its the Commander's custom ride it seemed to fit. I used Cobrastickers.com HISS 2 repro decals. All in all I am pretty pleased with how it turned out and hope you like it. Thanks for looking!
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    And the rest can be seen here...
    Cobra HISS 2 Custom Photos by Knightstryke | Photobucket
     

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  2. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus Well-Known Member

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    My all time favorite Joe'verse vehicle, and you have it looking sweet.
     
  3. pumpkingonzo

    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    Beautiful colours again mate!
    Superb :) 
     
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    Great work, I hope they reissue this vehicle someday.
     
  5. krenger99

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    One of my favorite Joe Universe vehicles. Your paint came out great and that HISS looks fierce! :) 
     
  6. KnightStrike

    KnightStrike Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! This was always one of my favorite Joe vehicles and absolutely my favorite version of the HISS tanks.

    Thanks! I really intended to airbrush the whole thing, but when I saw that navy blue Krylon Fusion I knew it was the color I wanted.

    Thanks! Me too, I would like to try a few more color schemes on this one if they ever did.

    Thanks bro! Your input on it during its creation was a huge help as always :) 
     
  7. Hooper_X

    Hooper_X pro wrestling, anti fascism

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    ...that looks almost exactly like one I did years ago. Like, same shade of blue, silver details in the same places....

    The only difference is I filled in the light bar on top. But wow.
     
  8. KnightStrike

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    I think the inset panels on this design really lend themselves to being painted, it feels like that is what they were originally intended for to me. As for the blue, I think its the universe telling us that Cobra vehicles really need to always be navy blue or black :lol