Minor/Repaint: Ko Protectorbots paint adjustments

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  1. Impactor666

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    Had this ko set for years now felt it came across quite bland, I started with Blades last year as his neck joint wasn't finished properly so stuck in forward position, no up or down ether so I removed it drilled a hole for a small pin so now he has his side to side and up and down restored. The hole must of been a little on the piss as now he has a slight tilt to the left but dont mind as it looks like he has a bit of attitude which reflects well with him in the comics. Also wanted the face not the Shield so on finding the plastic to be quite soft carved away at the shield to give him nose, mouth and chin as best as I could. Shame the painting didn't come out as well and will probably come back at some point to try and fix this 20200428_225212.jpg 20200428_225149.jpg 20200428_225115.jpg Streetwise was just very grey, I know his old g1 toy was grey but this ko lacked any detail or colour at all really so I took inspiration from a few different sources below and came up with this paint scheme which I'm really happy with 2b2296de892edbfd3f0d97807034c27d--transformers-art-character-art.jpg 753d5bdf18e8dfa79b268df11ee2453e.jpg Screenshot_20190831-215611_eBay.jpg 19811490829_1f8dd094ee_b.jpg DSC05264-001.jpeg streetwise_character_design_by_brendancahill-d6j25e3.jpg Screenshot_20190803-100520_Samsung Internet.jpg 20200428_225053.jpg 20200428_224959.jpg 20200428_224904.jpg 20200428_224849.jpg 20200428_224833.jpg Probably going to do Hotspot next, panel lining to bring out his details make his head more g1 toy style as he was one of my favourite g1 toys as a kid and that's how I remember him and a few other details but not planning to go to mad.
    First aid needs some details adding plus a few areas changed colourwise but Groove I have no idea at the moment he needs something, similar to How Streetwise was hes really plain but even all the screenshots I have dont have much to offer for inspiration ether.
     
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    Nice!
     
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    Hotspot and Groove are finished now. Both were quite bland KO's 20200616_213646.jpg 20200616_213706.jpg Screenshot_20200618-123123_Gallery.jpg
    Hotspot got a more g1 toy make over my original g1 Hotspot toy was much loved and also the only protectorbot I owned early on with the exception of Blades which my brother had. Both were very worn out by the time I completed the group in the early 90s when they re released them along with the classics line. Did give him a little gun metal grey behind the eyes with a brighter chrome face shield.
    With Groove I didn't know how to make him more exciting as all the images I could find of him are the same so I like think what I've done he can finally get his groove on and I gave him red eyes as I thought if Hotspot can have them why can't he? 20200618_201443.jpg 20200618_201503.jpg 20200618_201910.jpg 20200618_201519.jpg 20200618_201605.jpg 20200618_201725.jpg 20200618_201747.jpg f3e828dd02edf80e872853169a6c7710.jpg images.jpeg.jpg Screenshot_20191109-204621_Samsung Internet.jpg dakucem-5d690c88-450d-4df4-8a47-52fdf37ef7e3.jpg Groove-robotmode.jpg ae737e1eef7298895e8157f961473bf4.jpg MTCM-04C-Vulcan-Robot-4.jpg 695805129186605.jpg 260px-TFU_Groove.jpg transformers-g1-groove-maketoys_1_844104e14aa8eb4f655ded987c0b1d3a.jpg Screenshot_20191109-235757_Samsung Internet.jpg Screenshot_2019-05-07-14-46-13.png
     
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    I guess I left First aid until last as I was fairly happy with his look, decided tonight to finish this and one the reasons I hot this set was to have a First Aid for the Lost light collection so his touch ups were inspired by him in the comic.
    Before: Screenshot_20201101-234449_Gallery.jpg Screenshot_20201101-234707_Gallery.jpg After: 20201102_000727.jpg 20201102_000805.jpg Will have to get the gang together for a group shot and Defensor when I fix his loose hip joints
     
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    Nice work!
     
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