Minor/Repaint: G1 Nightbeat TLC

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  1. Stormfront

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    Just a quick post to show off my second custom.

    Bear with my, my brush technique needs some work (silver on the windows)

    This fella has been with me since new in 1988, and was looking worse for wear.

    Lots of sun bleaching on the blue, although weirdly, the yellow not so much.

    I came across a tin of spray paint which was a perfect match for how I remember him and decided to give him a refresh.

    Stripped cleaned and repainted.

    During stripping the roof/windscreen section slipped as I was removing the pin and shattered into several pieces. GUTTED but undeterred, I glued it back together filled with Milliput and repainted.

    Just waiting on the Reprolabels to come in and will be back to his former glory. :) 

    Hope you like.

    I am planning on lining round the windows in black, as well as detail around the lights, but will wait until my decals come in.
     

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  2. Chaos Muffin

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    Looks brand spankin new. Nice
     
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  3. scuffed up rts bumblebee

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    cool
     
  4. Stormfront

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    Yeah!! I am pleased with the result. I didnt anticipate painting the windows, but given the piece shattered, it wasnt a choice.

    Cannot wait for the decals now...
     
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    Nice job. The blue looks better than new. This reminds me of how much I miss my Nightbeat’s head...
     
  6. Stormfront

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    I am going to work on a more comic accurate head but for a TR or siege version of him.

    Once i have finished my CW Afterburner.....
     
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    Nice job, that looks great! What was the blue you found?
     
  8. Stormfront

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    It was a spray paint from uk shop Wilko. Sonic blue.
    It was about £7.00
     

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