Minor/Repaint: ROFT:Sideswipe repaint with clear windows

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by strata32000, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. jicco

    jicco TF Customizer

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    striking! like the shine.
     
  2. Onion Pax83

    Onion Pax83 Back from the oblivion.

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    Shiny :cool:  May i ask what did you use to get the paint off from the windows? :confused: 
     
  3. Red Alert

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    I used acetone on a Q tip.

    Just takes a little elbow grease and it peels right off:thumb 
     
  4. bcm77

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    Very nice! I'll look forward to seeing the robot mode pics.
     
  5. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,
    I wanted to say thank you to all of you that have posted comments, added tips and have view this post.
    Special thank you to:

    knoted, Solrac333, daelite20, plowking,ROTF Sideswipe, LimeWire,
    overbeast.inc, OMEGAPRIME1983, tamo536, Boggs6ft7, Drpee, red4, ALPHAMAGNUS, timshinn73,blacklion29, Dormamu, iheartarcee, jicco,
    Onion Pax83, bcm77

    It's customizes like you that make painting worth doing:) 
    I look forward to post other items on on this board but more importantly I look forward to seeing all of your masterpieces in the future.
    Thank you again.
     
  6. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Hello Limewire,
    Sorry about not getting back to you question sooner.
    I used regular Alcohol to remove the blue tint.
    Try starting off on a section of the window that is not visible to getting an idea of how
    well it will work out.
     
  7. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Why didn't I think of acetone:( 

    Good tip bcm77.
     
  8. autobotchico

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    beautiful color! great job
     
  9. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Thank you autobotchico:) 
     
  10. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    shiny :eek: 
     
  11. brawl 56

    brawl 56 Aw..crap!

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    I love it :D 
     
  12. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Heya! What about those robot mode pictures??? We're still waiting!!!!
     
  13. Spoiler

    Spoiler Autobot Spoiler

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    Lookin nice there.
     
  14. beigoma

    beigoma Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Using sunlight to mimic a studio lighting effect is actually much easier on an overcast day. Bright sunlight is extremely harsh and produces shadows that are way to contrasty. Overcast light will give you a much more even exposure so that the highlights aren't blown out but you still get adequate shadow detail.

    When I shoot in the studio I diffuse the light intentionally to get that effect.

    Your pictures look great. The paint job looks smashing!
     
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  15. Lazerbeak

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    That paint... it's so smooth! The high-gloss and smoothness actually make him look like a die-cast toy rather than just painted plastic. Beautiful job!
     
  16. Optimus-wave

    Optimus-wave A.K.A. Omega-Wave

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    dude that is beautiful! do you think you can tell us what paint you used?
     
  17. sideswipeprime*

    sideswipeprime* Cybertronian

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    :jawdropper:  wow good job
     
  18. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to make you all wait.
    i just posted 3 pics. I have two other one that i want to put up but they came out unfocused.
     
  19. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    I wanted to say a big thank you to:
    jicco, Onion Pax83, Josh, brawl 56, Sabsabby85, Spoiler, K.B.Hewett, Lazerbeak, Optimus-wave, sideswipeprime* for all stopping by and leaving comments.
    Sorry for the long wait.
     
  20. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    You are so right K.B.Hewett,
    I tried to take pictures of Sideswipe in the afternoon sunlight and it is very hard on the
    paint. It make the paint job look to washed out and kind of orange and pink.
    I'll be taking my pictures under the patio from here on out.
    They come out great.