Minor/Repaint: Kingdom Galvatron (no schmutz)

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  1. setsuna

    setsuna Well-Known Member

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    Removed the schmutz off Kingdom Galvatron using rubbing alcohol

    Drybrushed semigloss on the parts i used alcohol to restore the sheen
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  2. ThatsJustPrimal01

    ThatsJustPrimal01 Active Member

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    Nice work. This may be what I do with my Galvatron once I find one, so thanks for the tip.:) 
     
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  3. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    You even got the paint off the cannon? That’s translucent plastic, which rubbing alcohol usually eats apart. Nice!
     
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  4. JLOJ

    JLOJ Transformative

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    Ooh I already removed what was on his body and arms on mine, I didn’t think to remove it off the cannon! I like the look of that I may do that as well.
     
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  5. stprime

    stprime THE Prime that the Matrix refused

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    Looks nice. I’m waiting for the lava pit version.
     
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  6. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    I hope that your cannon doesn't fall apart later. Sometimes when clear plastic gets destabilized, you don't see it right away and takes time for it to start crumbling.

    A safer yet more labor intensive option on clear plastics is to use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and a lot of elbow grease.
     
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  7. setsuna

    setsuna Well-Known Member

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    ya i was afraid of the toy breaking tbh, had a similar problem with Kingdom Dinobot and gundam markers. The thing just crumbled

    *dont use gundam markers on the new TFs. The plastic just breaks.

    99%alcohol seems fine though. Had to be persistent cuz the paint on the cannon was pretty thick

    lol with more schmutz?

    I feel Hasbro will relaunch Galvatron in SS86 with toon accurate colors
     
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  8. setsuna

    setsuna Well-Known Member

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    lol i hope so too!
     
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  9. Shepard Prime

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    I use 71% for clear plastic and 91% for all else. You did a fantastic job on this, particularly the cannon.
     
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  10. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Nice!
     
  11. setsuna

    setsuna Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! The Cannon took the most elbow grease!
     
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  12. Autobot00

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    this is what we should have gotten. No idea why the picked and choose which figures they added to. You got the season 3 cast looking all good and then you got galvatron and springer like they just wrestled on junkion. looks so good. I might give this a go. i dont know about the canon though. i have not had good times with clear plastic and alcohol.
     
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  13. THE 1

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    And ..... The way Hasbro should have released him.... CLEAN. If you like the "battle damage/wear" paint, that's good for you. However, I am not a fan. Thanks for sharing.
     
  14. Neon Prime

    Neon Prime Stand for something or fall for everything

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    Finally cleaned my "play with/display" figure. Super easy and only took about 20 minutes. I used 91% isopropyl alcohol with Q-Tips for the body and a magic eraser for the cannon. As soon as I removed the schmutz I used warm soapy water and a clean cloth to clean. No finish dulling or problems and boy does Galvatron look awesome!!! Granted both of my figures from BBTS were misassembled. While it would be cool to have a smooth shoulder I still think the low shoulders are more movie-accurate and powerful looking. That said a "fixed shoulder" version with a Selects Marvel Comics/toy repaint would be awesome since Galvatrons proportions were more humanoid.
     
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  15. setsuna

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    cool! Magic eraser is a great idea!
     
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  16. ThunderDestron

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    Looks good! I like the recreation of the reformating scene. Are you planning on doing the shoulder mod?
    Maybe SS86 and maybe not, but I'm sure we'll be getting several repaint and retools from this. I always liked the toon color better than the extreme purple they tend to use.
     
  17. Conner McKillips

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    Very cool. I think the damage is cool, but at the same time, your custom looks awesome.