Minor/Repaint: My rinky dink Nautica.

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by trence5, Jan 26, 2020.

  1. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    [​IMG]

    This from RID 2015 Windblade I found on the cheap and arms are from War for Cybertron Shockwave. The head is from Shapeways.
     
    • Like Like x 26
  2. KuroKage2001

    KuroKage2001 Gib Tigerhawk combiner

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2017
    Posts:
    600
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +1,411
    Looks pretty solid! Any alt mode pics?
     
    • Like Like x 2
  3. warhawk

    warhawk Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2011
    Posts:
    4,571
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +3,598
    Instagram:
    That looks great, far from rinky dink!
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    As soon I can get the arms situation I'lll post for critique and advice :thumb 
     
    • Like Like x 2
  5. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    [​IMG]

    Still a work in progress.
     
    • Like Like x 15
  6. CheechDaddy

    CheechDaddy Totally Has the Touch

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2007
    Posts:
    151
    Trophy Points:
    177
    Likes:
    +52
    Ebay:
    Ohhhhhh. I really like the Windblade wings. I might have to upgrade my Nautica. I used DOTM Laserbeak's wings, but they're a bit big.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  7. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime and light piping fetishist

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2018
    Posts:
    3,119
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +4,605
    Ebay:
    Nice choice for the base figure :thumbs2: 
    How did you mod/sculpt the head?
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    Yeah, but those actually do LOOK like hers. I may just break down and get those wings from Shapeways.
     
  9. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    Thanks. That head is from Shapeways courtesy of G_Works. I've been thinking of doing a little more sanding to the face so the paint will be smoother, hopefully.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  10. westjames aka notirishman

    westjames aka notirishman notsoalex

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2017
    Posts:
    407
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    122
    Location:
    US
    Likes:
    +247
    Ebay:
    Twitter:
    Instagram:
    YouTube (Custom URL):
    Tumblr:
    Woah, that's actually really good
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    Thanks alot :thumb s
     
  12. BattleGurijiba

    BattleGurijiba One Radical Dudicus

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2020
    Posts:
    2,529
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Likes:
    +4,143
    This is really cool and well done!

    DotM Laserbeaks wings are attached by mushroom pegs, if that helps at all. They look good but are very tall and messy. The bird mode parts could probably be removed with a screwdriver, but I think they would look good if they were painted up like back kibble and mistransformed a little too.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  13. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2005
    Posts:
    5,266
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,013
    Thanks for the advice :thumb s
     
    • Like Like x 1
  14. Shackwave71

    Shackwave71 Very Illuminating...

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2016
    Posts:
    840
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Location:
    Iacon
    Likes:
    +930
    Looks better than the official one!
     
  15. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2009
    Posts:
    5,363
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +2,974
    Awesome use of those parts!