Minor/Repaint: CW last stand of the wreckers Guzzle

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  1. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    Inspired by meister works guzzle from cw Brawl, this guy was made from the ko which was easier than most official figures to disassemble and a bargain from aliexpress. Plastic quality is also very good. Eventually I'll be purchasing the shapeways guzzle head by steamshield but this is him done for now.
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    Amazing paint work! White and yellow are the bane of us all...lol
     
  3. nemisispringer

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    First time I've undercoated in white for yellow and it worked a treat, the yellow is a games workshop "layer" paint applied with brush so reasonably thin as to not clump.

    My only trick with white is multiple thin coats of spray, won't be transforming him due to how easy it chips though.
     
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    Yeh I use GW paints as well, but I still thin them down some. Especially the whites, yellows, and oranges. If I could, I like testors acryl line, and tamiya, but out in the boonies, I get what I can get :) 
     
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  5. Joburg Guy

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    AMEN to that brother. And thank God for Technical Ardcoat.
     
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    That mold does make a better Guzzle.
     
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  7. nemisispringer

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    Shapeways head arrived
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    looks good. its pretty easy to reverse the knees to make it more toy accurate if you want to go for that. thats what i did with mine.
     
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    Also inspired by the original source. I'm getting around to getting a ko brawl and others for the last few Wreckers I need. Good job
     
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  10. nemisispringer

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    Nah I'm fine with him as is, I like the brown up front for a more lsotw look

    Cheers man and yeah tried to blend a bit of the two together.
     
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    Added a black wash to the recesses of guzzes face. A lot happier with it now
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    No tank mode pics? :) 

    zmog
     
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    Too much risk of paint scuffing, specially on the yellow and white :D 
     
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    Awwww...
     
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