Minor/Repaint: CYBERVERSE SKY-BYTE

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Housewife2000, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. Housewife2000

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    This is a great figure, but in my opinion, the lack of a neck joint and a lower jaw for the shark mode needed attention. I cut off his robot head and drilled a small 3mm hole in the head and the neck, and used the handle from a 3mm diameter Lego stick to connect them back together, giving Sky Byte a neck joint. I find having that swivel really helps give him some personality.

    The shark jaw is taken from a spare Beast Machines Hammerstrike. The jaw is made from a soft plastic that was easy to carve into shape. I then painted the jaw silver and added some extra silver paint apps to bring out some of his details. Now he’s part of my main CHUG collection.


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  2. Scarlet knight

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    I like it!
     
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  3. Hooper_X

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    Oh wow, he's a neat little guy.

    I've been sleeping on these dudes, but that's easily the best Sky-Byte you're gonna get at that scale. Great work.
     
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  4. warhawk

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    Nice job. I got this guy, and love him far more than I expected. I like to deploy the wings for shark-nado action
     
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  5. SamMeasa

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    This guy was my favorite bot from the 2001 RiD. Its great to see him getting more attention with Cyberverse and new toys.
     
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  6. Prime Noble

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    Jawsome!!
     
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  7. Heriatan

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    I just love it!
     
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  8. autobot prowl

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    Great job!
     
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  9. iper3531

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    Looks pretty sick acutally
     
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  10. Housewife2000

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    Thanks for all the kind words!
     
  11. FlyingRobotShark

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    Awesome mod! I stole your idea for the neck joint but will have to get creative for that bottom jaw. Thanks for the inspiration! 66A1ED48-1553-476C-ABC9-3CE2326C05BA.jpeg
     
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