Minor/Repaint: Transformers Prime 10th Anniversary Megatron (w/o the Hades)

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  1. seanb47

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    Transformers Prime 10th Anniversary Voyager Class Megatron (w/o the Hades stuff).

    I always regretted passing on the original run of this figure when they were circulating around the retail Chain stores so I dropped down on this figure. The only thing that bugged me was the clear purple plastic parts are always susceptible to breaking or cracking. So,for that reason I just did some light sanding and a wash this time before painting. No Iso dip.

    First,I dechromed those parts using bleach then lightly sanded down .Basecoat is my go to Rust-o-leum black in the Semi-Gloss variant then paint over with Alclad II Airframe Aluminum. Tamiya acrylic Chrome Silver was used to drybrush the parts before laying them over with a Model Master Grape Pearl and to give him some edge wear with the Chrome silver as well. Hard to tell but his eyes were painted red then a dab of pink then white for the centers. His hands were given a black ink wash to sort of give them more depth.. One Toyhax Decepticon symbol used then I sort of cheated with his Fusion Cannon in the center by using the actual sticker meant for it that he came with. 1K Gloss clearcoat later...

    No Altmode shots because I just simply do not want to pose him other than in his bot mode.
     

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  2. Ricardo Dawkins

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    Nice. What paint would you recommend for reproducing the chrome on his legs ?
     
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  3. scuffed up rts bumblebee

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

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    i didnt like the chrome, this looks much better
     
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    Looks nice! I'm not too familiar with this figure, is the clear plastic really that easy to break on this guy or is it just because clear plastic is fragile in general?
     
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  5. seanb47

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    Clear plastic in general is pretty susceptible to breaking. Especially at pivot or balljoint type points.
     
  6. BrawnG1

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    When ever I want to chrome something I always use Spaz Stix paint. First with Spaz Stix Ultimate Black Backer, then Spaz Stix Ultimate Chrome, then the use the Clear Coat from the same brand. If you mix and match it will have mixed results and not to your liking. Spaz Stix never fails me...