Minor/Repaint: Siege Seeker Squad!

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  1. DarkProwler

    DarkProwler Well-Known Member

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    There's been a lot of custom Siege Seekers posted, all of which look great, and now it's time to add my take on them! I've been working on these off and on since the Rainmakers came out (so, what, August?) and I finally finished them up this past weekend. I don't work fast, and sometimes have a hard time staying on task, but I eventually got them done :) 

    I got a new camera that I'm still trying to break in, so sorry if some of the pics are a bit blurry.

    I started with the Rainmakers, just adding some color to break up their solid color schemes. Paints were all done by hand, using various Vallejo paints (mainly Game Air and Mecha Color paints). I considered doing a complete repaint on Nova Storm, going for the black/gold color scheme, but decided to keep it simple to stay inline with the other two.

    Acid Storm
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    Ion Storm
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    Nova Storm
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    With the Rainmakers complete, I decided to tackle the Welcoming Committee. Can't have too many Seekers, and having an army for Starscream sounded like a fun idea :) 

    These were all repaints of Starscream. Main colors were all done in Rust-oleum Painter's Touch 2X Ultra Cover Paint+Primer (I think it needs a longer name), with minor details done in Vallejo paints. Hasbro's Hotlink was announced right when I started working on mine, so I gave him a pair of Battlemasters I pieced together from the remnants of customs I did ( I may post those later). He also got Thundercracker's head, which I had transplanted onto Starscream, but then replaced with the Earthrise mold. Can't let a good head go to waste!

    Sunstorm
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    Hotlink
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    Bitstream
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    Nacelle
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    Overall, I think they turned out pretty good. I think paint masking was the hardest part of this project for me, but I got a little better on each successive figure, with Nacelle coming out with really solid lines at the end.

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    Hope you enjoyed, and thanks for looking!
     
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  2. Prime Noble

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    Excellent work!!
     
  3. Lunatic Prime

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    That Nova Storm looks really good :thumb 
     
  4. Stormvapor

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    Freaking Epic!
     
  5. ThunderDestron

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    Bitstream and Nacelle look excellent
     
  6. scuffed up rts bumblebee

    scuffed up rts bumblebee dont reach for the stars youll burn up and die

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    these are some of my favorite renditions of this mold!
     
  7. Grimwolf100

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    very cool
     
  8. DarkProwler

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    Thanks everyone :) 
     
  9. Rocka5438

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    you should do the nameless 'air warriors' or coneheads, cus these are amazing
     
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  10. DarkProwler

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    Thanks!

    I've been thinking about it, maybe if I can find left over Earthrise Starscreams on discount :) 
     
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  11. Bee427

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    These are awesome!
     
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  12. Fuhzimota

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    Wonderful work all around!
     
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  13. BattleGurijiba

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    Wow what a fantastic group of customs! Great job on these!
     
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  14. Natephoenix

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    Absolutely amazing, brilliant work on these!
    I'm planning to do the same, I'll be holding yours up as the standard to meet.
     
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  15. McToyReviewer69

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    Bro! This looks awesome!!
    I didn't bother with the siege seekers because they looked very unappealing to me. But then I got Hot Link for Christmas and I fell in love. I'm late to the game, but I gatta catch 'em all now.
     
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  16. Alliniere

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    Absolutely beautiful! I like how neon the rainmakers are, dunno if i would want to paint mine up at all, but I absolutely DO understand wanting just, ALL THE SEEKERS
     
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  17. destroncombaticon

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    Great job! Rainmakers grey accenting is actually my fav part
     
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  18. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    That Nacelle color scheme almost looks like a Tetrajet version of SS Blitzwing.