Minor/Repaint: cyberverse Arcee parts form

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by crippy59, Mar 22, 2021.

  1. crippy59

    crippy59 Well-Known Member

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    It's hard to find a good deluxe-scale Arcee. I think the cyberverse strikes a good balance.
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    I pushed a small pin out to remove the back wheels. Then soaked the backpack in alcohol to dissolve paint.
    Of course, the acrylic plastic shatters surrounding the pin. I glued the pieces back w/ kragle. In retrospect, a better way may be to use paper towels to localize the alcohol area.
     
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  2. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime and light piping fetishist

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    Good to hear that not all clear types of plastic crumble after contact with alcohol.
    How did you make the underslung weapon configuration?
     
  3. Vanya

    Vanya Well-Known Member

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    I really dig how the whole canopy being translucent-blue 'hides' it in robot mode.
    And it really changes the whole character of the alt-mode.
     
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    I don't know if this will be true for everyone, but on my copy I've noticed that the paint on the canopy scrapes off pretty easily with just my nails.
    No scratches, either. It's probably because the plastic is so smooth.
    I'm planning to repaint parts of mine, so to insure the paint bonds better I'm going to sand those areas.
    Also going to go for more of War for Cybertron look and paint the interior silver.
    The canopy has some nice details on the inside that otherwise hidden by pink paint.
     
  5. manyoufactsure

    manyoufactsure Maximal TFW2005 Supporter

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    The wheel/gun combo looks like a chainsaw case. Maybe give her a chainsaw weapon?
     
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