Minor/Repaint: Jazz's new noggin

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by FredrickMcQuil, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. FredrickMcQuil

    FredrickMcQuil Poor transformers fan

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    I decided to finally fix that tiny head jazz was plagued with as well as his immovable hands. The head and neck comes from kre-o Jazz it fits perfectly in both modes and really improves the figure!

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  2. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    Nice.

    paint his hands black too. Small change but works wonders too
     
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  3. FredrickMcQuil

    FredrickMcQuil Poor transformers fan

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    Thanks! I plan on touching him up some with paint and have reprolabels on the way i just wanted to showing off the new head after i got it on.
     
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    Good choice, that definitely looks better!
     
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    how did you get the head on? i have tried this myself but the head is too big.
     
  6. FredrickMcQuil

    FredrickMcQuil Poor transformers fan

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    Sorry i didnt think it would work at first so i didnt take pictures, just cut the top of the ball joint on jazz off then cut off the kreo ball joint at the base. The kreo ball joint is hollow but the hole needs to be widen slightly, then gently sand the post on jazz till they meet flush. The neck acts kinda like a pin and will strengthen the joint glue and press firmly and you're done.

    Here's a drawing to help excuse my handwriting please!
     

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    If it weren't for the clear plastic, you'd absolutely save this figure!
     
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    thank you
     
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    I did the same thing after I saw another board member use the hot glue method. I pulled off the original Jazz head, put a dab of hot glue on the ball joint, and put the Kreo Jazz head on and kept moving it around until the glue cooled. It didn't take long and is completely reversible if need be. Fantastic mod and really makes the figure pop. The black hands stand out well too.

    Either method of the head upgrade works great. Nice job!
     
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    Can you please take a pic from the side of the alt-mode, I'd like to see how the re-attached panels look.
     
  11. FredrickMcQuil

    FredrickMcQuil Poor transformers fan

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    Sure soon as i get home!
     
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    Here you can see how bad my skills with a hobby saw are, the text gets alittle messed up by cutting but if youre using the reprolabels that gets covered up anyways.
     

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    Wow that kreo head makes a world of difference!
     
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    Tried this out myself... absolutely makes a difference! What a great mod!
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  16. anTony

    anTony I love customization and I stll have lots to learn

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    It's pretty cool, super fit!!!
     
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    Really cool! I always like this mold and it looks a lot better with that attention to detail on those mods
     
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    FredrickMcQuil Poor transformers fan

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    I just realized when i saw this thread again that i forgot to post pictures of jazz painted and reprolabeled up so here you go![ 20200623_202422.jpg 20200623_202246.jpg 20200623_202152.jpg 20200623_201917.jpg 20200623_201900.jpg
     
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