Minor/Repaint: Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) ~ Better than the original

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Zigholtul, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. Zigholtul

    Zigholtul I am the Waffle Maker

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    For awhile I've wondered why this figure turned out the way it did. Sporting a completely different look compared to his G1 counterpart, alt mode wasn't a jeep and he was red. Little did I realize that while the alt mode was different the color on him was used for a G2 version of Swindle, only it also had the camo paint job that was shared along the components of Bruticus. This figure sadly didn't have that minor detail and that's was truly different about this repaint. Sure the 2007 mold didn't have it but the old color scheme made for a rather bland take on an iconic character. Now Swindle has returned, now with an even better paint job, at least better than before.

    An interesting note, this guy is what I would call the "Sex Pistol" of the movie line, in which he was down and dirty before Michael Bay got his hands on Devastator. See Robot Adventure's review of Swindle to see what I'm talking about.

    Here's the review:


    Vehicle Mode:
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    Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) 01 by zigholtul88, on Flickr
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    Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) 02 by zigholtul88, on Flickr
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    Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) 03 by zigholtul88, on Flickr

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    Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) 04 by zigholtul88, on Flickr
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    Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) 05 by zigholtul88, on Flickr
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    Movie 2007 Swindle (G2 Camo) 06 by zigholtul88, on Flickr
     

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  2. Mal

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    Very cool. The cameo on this mold looks awesome.
     
  3. SG hailstorm

    SG hailstorm JaAm aficionado

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    Im loving the G2 customs comin out lately, great work :thumb 
     
  4. Molina00

    Molina00 Well-Known Member

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    I'm honestly not that crazy about the camo theme in general, but bot mode looks great and I love the shine in alt mode.
     
  5. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    I like it.:)