Minor/Repaint: G2 Spark / Pyro Botcon new head sculpt

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by CZ Hazard, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. CZ Hazard

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    Head sculpt courtesy of the always awesome Calloway Customs!
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    Tried to match the colour as close as I could to the colouring of the Botocn figure, got pretty darn close.

    This was my first real "adventure" with Shapeways product and I ordered it in two different materials, pictured is the transparent material which I have found the easiest to work with out of all the materials.[​IMG]

    The reasons for doing this are pretty much obvious, Botcon didn't give him a new head so we did. Cheers Nick! Comparison pick with G2 head, considered going for a straight re-cast but Nick ended up being inspired by the Last Stand of the Wreckers series.
     

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    really diggin that head. definitely makes it look mor elike pyro
     
  3. enter-the-robot

    enter-the-robot Well-Known Member

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    Wow. looks good. I got the head too from calloway customs! this just inspired me to paint the head and finish the project.
     
  4. E. C. R. Former

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    Calloway Customs? Where can I get this head?
     
  5. Cashanova

    Cashanova Sons Of Unicron PTT

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    Nice job dude! That paint job is pretty close.
     
  6. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Well done dude, the paint job is almost flawless. Pyro looks a million times better with his new noggin.

    And well done to Cashanova. Great work on the head sculpt. I think I'm going to have to stop by your shapeways store!
     
  7. CZ Hazard

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    Gonna make this real easy for the people who've asked where they can get the head from.

    Here.
     
  8. bellyboy

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    nice job
    though this repaint makes me bahhhhhhhhhhhh
     
  9. CZ Hazard

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    When you stand him next to the original you can understand the colour scheme.
     
  10. guard convoy

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    while a nice head, the original works better in my opinion
     
  11. antapp

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    Now why couldn't Hasbro/Botcon do that?
     
  12. Giga Leo

    Giga Leo I know and you know...

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    That looks great, I'm ordering one of those bad boys right after I post this :)  It looks like you matched the colors of the original head pretty well, this version looks much nicer than the straight up Inferno head recolor.
     
  13. Megatron118

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    Well done! Looks much better than the Inferno head.
     
  14. BScorpinok75

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    Looks good!
     
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    Looks good!
     
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    Awesome job! I'm glad you didn't go for a straight remold of the original. (while it's a fine head, the one you came up with is tons better!)
     
  17. G1Wheeljack

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    Awesome, I can haz? :) 
     
  18. Pyro

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    That's one fine looking head sculpt. I think I'll be ordering one of these for my own. What material do you recommend getting for it?
     
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  19. CZ Hazard

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    I preferred the transparent material to the white plastic.
     
  20. C16

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    Yeah, I ordered two heads in white plastic. It's kind of rough looking, like a grain of cereal. I'm hoping painting it up will solve that.

    How did you get the ball joint to fit in the socket? I can see the socket is too large for the ball joint on the figure.