Minor/Repaint: Cosmic rust!!

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by plowking, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    So, this was just something I did 'cause I just wanted to see the results for myself, in person, vs. looking at someones video. Using this video:

    How to do a REALLY Rusty model car - YouTube

    That SQ7 has already added to the Library here: http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/tutorials-how-tos/456627-how-really-make-rust.html

    I decided I would give it a go.

    Using a Mirage, that I had bought for other reasons that never panned out because of the condition of said Mirage, I stripped off everything I could think that I may "some day" use, pretty much glued him all in place except for the doors and hood, and I got to work on what I labeled "Rusty Mirage"

    He does not Transform!!....Stasis Lock to the EXTREME!!

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    As you can see, that's pretty rusty looking!!....that's only two coats using the Rust Antiquing Set. This was super easy to do.
    If you can hold and use a paint brush, have a plastic baggie to wrap your project in, and can get the Rust Antiquing Set, then you too can get these same results, if not better, just by following the instructions in the video.

    For those interested, I have a pictorial step by step that I will post a.s.a.p.

    Step by step pictorial here: http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/471402-cosmic-rust-how-pictorial.html
     

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  2. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    wow, what a rust-bucket ;)  this looks great man. the missing wheels and landscape is a nice touch.
     
  3. TCracker

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    NICE!!! That rust looks damn realistic. But damn, sacrificing poor Mirage/Rodimus.....
     
  4. SonOfNemesis

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    How does it hold up for transformable figures? Will it flake off? It looks a bit fragile but very cool!
     
  5. Primez

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    Holds up great for transformable figure. Gives a really nice effect. Try it!
     
  6. MacrossFA19

    MacrossFA19 That son of a bitch!!!

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    Love it buddy! Now hurry up with the pic by pic tut.
     
  7. plowking

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    Thanks ThyVipera!!...I actually had fun with this one.

    Thanks....he wasn't in that good of shape to begin with anyways....so no harm, no foul right?....

    Thanks for the compliment and info there....good to know that it will hold up to Transformers. I've been opening and closing the doors and hood, and I can say that nothing has come off yet.

    Thanks Mac!!...and here you go sir:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/471402-cosmic-rust-how-pictorial.html
     
  8. SonOfNemesis

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    Awesome!!
     
  9. Lazerwave

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    So Rusty!
     
  10. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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  11. jicco

    jicco TF Customizer

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    perfect, love every rust
     
  12. cheetor71

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    Now you just need to set him up on some miniature cinder blocks. Looks very cool.
     
  13. plowking

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    Thanks for the kind words fella's :) 

    you don't know how hard I have looked for something like that locally....:lol 

    not one Hobby Shop near me had anything like that....only place I found them was on ePay.
     
  14. Tomiku

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    ...is this the one you bought offa me? Aww. This is awesome but now that kinda makes me sad. I've been waiting to see if you would restore him to his former glory as a new character or something, I love your beautiful Alt customs. Now I feel like Mirage's ghost is gonna come haunt me for selling him to someone who turned him into a modelocked rustbucket. XD

    Don't get me wrong, though, you definitely did an awesome job on this!

    As for tiny cinderblocks... Hmm. Have you considered doing something with dice? Well, those might be a bit large, perhaps attaching two PCC plugs? XD
     
  15. stevil33

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    MacrossFA19 That son of a bitch!!!

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    Thanks pal! Now to get my ass to the store and buy this stuff. Looks great. :) 
     
  17. Insane Galvatron

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    Bot mode pics?
     
  18. RW8U

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    Don't worry. It's all part of his cloaking technique...right? :( 
     
  19. HAIL_KING_PRIME

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    Don't wanna take away from the quality job you have done but no GT40 or GT came with an all steel body so........... it should be all white like alloy when its corroded or falling to bits like fiberglass , but I spose you could imagine a TF forming the body in its own cybertronian steel tho so
     
  20. xaviercal

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    realistic and look like allot fun.. may had to give that try.. very cool:D