Minor/Repaint: How to make a custom nobody will care about (ROTF Nightracer)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by tabtiurf, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    Cheating??? how the hell is that cheating... F*CK THAT!! :D 

    Pure bicycle-droid porn!!! :p 
     
  2. Rhinox555

    Rhinox555 IMPOSSIBRU!

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    That insignia... That's the best thing since sliced sex.
     
  3. Creaky

    Creaky King of Puppies

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    Heh. If they released this mold in those colours I'd buy it. The effect is much nicer than the darker ones they chose. And the paint work is top notch! :D  Bravo.
     
  4. a person

    a person Is not amused.

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    The mold looks good in yellow. Nice job.
     
  5. Sideways77

    Sideways77 useless lesbian

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    Is the insigni, winking? Oh, dear.


    I accualy like A ROTF Arcee now. I like the yellow. But I thought Nightracer was an Autobot.
     
  6. tabtiurf

    tabtiurf Chimeracon

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    winking AND blowing a kiss! :D 


    thanks! Though I guess the real credit should go to hasbro for releasing the original in that weak not-quite-red. Anything's an improvement! :D 


    Well, I'm used to posting on LEGO forums, and that's the kind of thing they'd have called out as cheating. Thanks tho! :D 
     
  7. ExVeeBrawn

    ExVeeBrawn You Are Out of Range

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    This looks totally like a legit toy, save the modded Decepticon logo which is AWESOME. Fantastic work here, dude. Raksha is totally gonna feed you to her snake now.
     
  8. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    I am SO stealing that insignia for someone's Jeep. Her Jeep is a girl, so it works.

    - Coeloptera
     
  9. lastsonofzod

    lastsonofzod Kneel before Zod!

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    Erhm....No...Nightracer was an original character by Raksha, who was the first, and in many ways remains the definitive Decepticon fangirl.

    She printed, and hand applied the stickers to each G2 Nightracer, as well as (I believe) painting the stripes onto each of them.

    She also technicly wanted Nightracer to be a dark blue, but Hasbro leveraged existing molds for use in the exclusive.

    Still, a nice repaint with a lot of history behind it :)  Nice job overall :) 
     
  10. tabtiurf

    tabtiurf Chimeracon

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    Yes, I can't help but wonder what Raksha would think about what I did with Nightracer here, using a Bayformer mold and putting the decepti-flirt logo on the sides and such...


    Probably this :D 


    someone? You want the line-art version?
     
  11. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    Can we get a close-up of those insignias, or a template you used to make them so I can get it into Pshop and make a template big enough to print out?

    Seriously, I am SO having someone put that on a RL vehicle, I showed it to her and she loved it.

    When it gets done, you know I'm posting pics.

    - Coeloptera
     
  12. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    More accurately...
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  13. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    Yeah, she has a white 2005 Jeep Wrangler. If you could, please?

    - Coeloptera
     
  14. lastsonofzod

    lastsonofzod Kneel before Zod!

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    Ehh, I can't imagine she'd be particularly pleased with your interpretation...But then she's never forgiven Hasbro for Beast Wars Megatron either...*shrugs*

    I think whats important is that you like it, as its your take on the character. Personally, I think its an awesome design, and I think the Decepti-flirt insignias give her a fun quality that alot of kitbashes don't have. It gives her personality to be something OTHER than an Arcee repaint.
     
  15. encline

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    yeah, I don't care about this:)  haha...looks killer..I like the "wink" and lips..
     
  16. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    tabiturf was awesome enough to send me an image of the line-art of the insignia. I'm going to make a cut vinyl version for someone I know's Jeep for her birthday. I will post pics. Her birthday is on the 20th, so I'll have to do it soon.

    - Coeloptera
     
  17. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    That's awesome. I love the colors
     
  18. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Untitled

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    Very nice custom. Con symbol = awesome.
     
  19. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    I need stickers with that logo. Period. I can't believe you did that much work from the time that I last saw her to now. It must feel good to have another project from the bench complete!

    Congratulations, and major thumbs up!
     
  20. Driftx3

    Driftx3 lord of all things robot

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    I hate this mold with every fiber of my being. That said, this bash rules! You are a genius!