Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by echotransformer, Jan 26, 2013.
Great work echo... We might need some sort of back covers just to round the Gestalt out.
I'd love to have this for my Bruticus, but alas...I'd never be able to match the paint so it will forever remain a dream. Damn colorblindness! I mean, it really is looking better and better man, great work.
I was originally not liking the shoulder piece for Blastoff, and something about it still kind of nags a bit (I think maybe the shape), but it really does help beef up his shoulder to make it look better proportioned.
I don't think it can be overstated how much of an improvement those parts make. You paint skill ain't too shabby either.
Even from behind, he looks pretty good, even if he is looking a little naked
Not sure why everyone is worried about color matching on this one? It's Bruticus we are talking about here. Just go G1 and dye everything a medium gray... done. ;-)
I'm planning on painting all my stuff G1, even Vortex and Blast Off. And I'll probably have to color match a set for my brother!
Echo, work has kept me busy the last week or so, as I haven't been able to chime in. I actually like the kibble on Vortex, but the thing on Blast Off is just weird looking... Even looking at the game pics, I can't figure it out... Oh well, waiting patiently for this to be released =)
@echo: How about making use of the trailer to become part of the backside of Bruticus? Make it somehow fold up. Do you think it's feasible?
Holy crap! I just stumbled across this. Fantastic work.
LOL! Looks like you've missed a couple of pages...
Eagerly awaiting this release. There are many, many Shapeways products I want to buy, but this will be the first.
So amazingly awesome...
Yeah, looks like I missed some of his text... Sorry about that... I just skimmed the pictures..
Thanks do much for the positive feedback! I'll finish this 'main kit' first then I'll do some more exclusive tweaks like onslaught later...
Thanks guys. Yeah I agree, IMO the Blastoff parts is needed and helps, (i think the pointy shoulder looks silly) but should have a better and more meaningful sculpt. It was supposed to be a shield. The next on will be better...
@ all other recent posts, thanks for all the support and positive feedback, very, very motivating!!!
Very, very impressive work.
You might want to reach out to fakebusker83 and see if he'd be interested in doing articulated hands for this, either as part of the main kit or as an additional add-on. Would really make the kit, IMO.
^^ actually Wulongti is on the case...see a few posts back...but you're right Fakebuster would also be a good choice.
I'm starting to really be fearful that this is going to cost 3 digits on Shapeways...
I doubt it. He had far more parts for the stuff he made for Herc and it was in the mid $70's, if I remember correctly.
Full Monty with the metal hips were around $120+
Great work echo. This may very well be my first shape ways purchase.
Ah yes, I forgot about the metal hip parts, as I forgot to order them with the Full Monty... But most of their cost was due to them being stainless steel...
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