Minor/Repaint: TR Astrotrain G1-toy-ification

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Astro-Furby, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    I decided to take a paintbrush to TR Astrotrain to make him more G1 toy like. I was looking for images and found this really cool TR artwork that I decided to base my changes on:
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    So I painted his head crest, added a cardboard visor, black lines on the wings and tailfins, highlighted the engines and matched colours on the arms and legs (de-spatified him :p )...I also modded his two guns to match, here is my recreation of the above pic:

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    And some traditional G1 comparisons with my scratchbuilt G1 gun:
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    And a solo of the shuttle showing the engines and painted train wheels:
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  2. FortMax123

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    That looks amazing!
    Much more G1-y
    If Astrotrain looked like this out of the box, I'd buy him in a heartbeat.
     
  3. Sanchimaru

    Sanchimaru Well-Known Member

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    Good work! I love how much these figures improve with some paint in the correct places, like the head crest and the wing tips.
    Did you work on the train mode too? I'd like to see that one also.
     
  4. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    I only painted the wheels, so i didnt post any pics....i dont have him in train mode much so i didnt see much that needed changing and anything that did would be very small and fiddly...like windows
     
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  5. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    Love it man, meant to say in uk thread- if only I had the balls (& steady hand) to do it to mine
     
  6. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Sweet! Great job!
     
  7. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    Very nice! You`ve inspired me to do the same to mine.
     
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    geekatron prime Well known member.....to all the ladies...

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    Looks great. Awesome job! :thumb 
     
  9. Sanchimaru

    Sanchimaru Well-Known Member

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    Oh, it's okay then. Good job anyways ;)