Heavy/Scratch: Titans Return Galvatron upgrades (Shapeways)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by fakebusker83, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. RazorclawX

    RazorclawX Campaign Oracle

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    Now that is more of what I imagined when I first saw this thread. Can't wait to see how it looks in Real Life.
     
  2. JLvatron

    JLvatron Transformer

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    Oh Matrix!! :) 

    You purposely teased us so you could have this ready 1st thing in the morning for TF:the Movie's 30th anniversary, didn't-chew?! :D 
     
  3. Feralstorm

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    I'd like to see how the G1 cartoon-styled helm looks on the toy first, but I'm probably down for one or more.
     
  4. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002

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    Ordered the idw style helmet today, this thing looks amazing
     
  5. IamSoundwave

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    My order should be here tommorow. Can't wait.
     
  6. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    Thread subscribed. I have to find a Galvatron so I can start messing with it to see what I need.
     
  7. baggzey23

    baggzey23 psn - baggzey23

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    Sorry about the crappy quality but it looks great, makes galvatron look like a gladiator, might have to get the g1 version aswell so I have the option
     

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  8. Slimaximus

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    has anyone found a good purple paint that matches the Hasbro purple
     
  9. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    Awesome as always

    Man,you are so talented. Great work!!!
     
  10. Gryph

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    Painters paint markers. You can get them at Walmart in the craft aisle. I used it to paint the head of my Galvatron. It's one of those colors that photographs weird. In person it's an even closer match. Be sure you get the fine tipped marker. The broad tip is far too large for something like this.

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  11. autobot prowl

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    Thanks for the advice, gonna have to buy a set. Definitely down for this helmet as soon as I see some pics of the finished product.
     
  12. unicronic

    unicronic Well-Known Member

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    Just my feedback but I'm pretty sure these would sell even more of they were color matched to begin with.

    I also ordered the Blackjack adapter and it keeps falling out of the back.
     
  13. fakebusker83

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    Hi Unicronic,

    Sorry to hear that you have a loose Blackjack model. Have you tried fixing the tolerances with glue or nail polish?
     
  14. unicronic

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    I'll take a look thanks
     
  15. Gryph

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    Can't really help that. Shapeways only has so many color choices.
     
  16. Robogeek28

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    My two grey cannon arm connectors arrived today.


    Very cool, and I'll try to get a few pics up later.
     
  17. Strife

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    These look great!

    I'd love to see a smaller cannon. TR Galvatron 's cannon is comically large.

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    Also maybe a connector piece so that the hinge spot on the back where the space fighter mode's front connects can connect with the "leg" that is on top of the space fighter mode, and get more of the G1 look.

    Also of course, new shoulder pads :) 
     
  18. Mr. Chaos

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    For those looking for a good paint, I went with Testors, Gloss Grape. It is VERY close to the main body and the treads... just off of each but close enough to each too look 100% natural. I just got done painting the head but it already looks great with just one coat.

    As others have said, though, this is a horrible figure to take a picture of as the different plastic types make the colors look FAR more different than they are. Is it exact? No. Is it better than the neon purple most of us are getting? Hell yes!

    I also included shots of the head painting I did as I feel this really must be done to finish the figure off and truly make him look like Galvatron.
     

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  19. ma70er

    ma70er HasTak/3P TF Collector, Gamer

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    Did you have to dilute the paint or pretty much just dip the brush in and have at it? Any sanding or finishing work on the helmet itself?

    Will definitely give this a go. Only thing I would change is also adding silver to the face, other than that, well done!
     
  20. Mr. Chaos

    Mr. Chaos New Holder of the Matrix of Leakership

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    I just went as is with both paint and helmet. You could sand it if you want a polished surface but I like the rougher look of the shapeways polish plastic... gives the helmet flair.