Scratch Build WFC Ark Gap Fillers

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  1. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    This is a WIP here but I'm also working on the entire G! ark crew and Decepticons that should be in scale with the ark but poseable. Legends Frenzy for reference from Magic Square.
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    cwgall A warrior struggling to remain consequential

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  3. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    Shoot. OK I copied and pasted it. worked on my end but here it is again. Micro TF1.jpg
     
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    I look forward to getting my parts. Would you be willing to share exactly what I need to Paint the thruster piece to look like Hasbro's official ones?

    I'm talking precise paints and supplies to match Hasbro's as closely as humanly possible. I know you are as much a perfectionist as I am. ;) 

    I have Zero idea how to paint or customize stuff. :D 

    Would it be possible to show off how well your Center BOOSTER holds the blast effects that came with The Ark?
     
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  5. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Prototype / Testshot collector

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    I think they come painted
     
  6. djjetstorm

    djjetstorm I will collect until I am one with the Matrix

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    So demanding! :p 
    I don't have the blue ones out but I can use once from another figure to show the flame fitment.
    As for the paint. Just Rustolium black spray paint and I used a pearl light blue Acrylic from Martha Stewart for that part. Just paint the center flat area first and then a single brush stroke upwards on the inner wall so it fades out. Mostly dry brush for those strokes.
    That's it.

    They do but I'm sending him a prototype.
     
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    This is going to help so so much. Thanks so much my friend. This tips should help loads. Wish me luck that they turn out as awesome as yours. :D 

    :eek:  Well dayam! Don't I feel all kinds of Special.:cool: 

    I think after I paint the thruster I'm gonna post it here. :D 
     
  8. djjetstorm

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    good luck man! You got this!
     
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    You guys see the review of my fillers?
     
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    I like that yours don't force the plastic apart on the legs. EmGo reviewed a set from China and you have to kind of pry the legs apart a bit to fit the pieces in. Made me uncomfortable watching it, this one seems to be so much nicer to the figure. (It has enough problems on its own. lol)
     
  11. djjetstorm

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    Absolutely! Yeh this figure had great potential but Hasbro really dropped the ball on this. I'm glad I can make a few things to improve the figure.
     
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  12. djjetstorm

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    Working hard on filling orders here are 4 more sets getting painted today. for all that have been asking about the next batch. I should be opening up preorders again in a couple weeks.

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    So damn the problem now is TOyHax released their labels, and the ones for the thrusters actually look pretty good, but your thruster would be the odd man out. What would you charge for the set WITHOUT the 5th thruster?
     
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    Dang. That’s disappointing. I’m not sure I’ll offer it separated until I finish the next design I’m working on. Funny thing I have had several ask just for the thruster but you are the first to ask for one without. Lol
     
  15. SquishyOH

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    Hey, are you providing a "just the thruster" option? I somehow missed this thread earlier.
     
  16. djjetstorm

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    I'm not at this time but after I get through the 3 batches of preorders I may offer them separately.
     
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  17. djjetstorm

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    Heads Up guys. I'm opening another small preorder run at Noon Pacific time if you missed out on the first two batches. Small run so don't hesitate.
     
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    I'd be all over it if I actually had the fund for it. Being it's bill week for the next 3 weeks we are strapped super tight.

    I love the painted parts far more than unpainted. means less work for me, a noob amateur. I still haven't painted the parts I got due to extreme fear. :lol 
     
  19. djjetstorm

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    No worries. that last preorder sold out in 1 day but there will be another one in a few weeks.
    Also. everything is now painted before I ship them.