What are your favorite/best customs?

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Scarlet knight, Jul 1, 2020.

  1. draven3410

    draven3410 Member

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    Everyone starts somewhere. Some use markers as that's what they have to hand. Some have paints. Some are model builder and wargamers so have experience in spray and brush painting.
    AS LONG AS YOU ARE HAPPY WITH YOUR CUSTOM, THAT'S ALL THAT MATTERS!!!!

    Also, while most of the entries in radicons are breathtaking, these are the successful ones that people are willing to show off. I'd say for every one posted, there is a bigger pile of incomplete, rejected and failed bots by the person posting that you'll never see on the boards.
     
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  2. Dachande

    Dachande Pleasure Toast Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    My "What the hell was I thinking???" bin of parts and discarded projects is rather large.
     
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  3. Optimus.Magnus

    Optimus.Magnus Swingin' the chain

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    It's hard for me to pick a favorite, bit I lean toward Thunderclash, though he is frustratingly floppy due to the Beelzeboss kit.

    Combiner Wars leader Thunderclash
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    Titans Return Leader-1
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    Combiner Wars Prima
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    Combiner Wars Red Alert
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    Titans Return Siren
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  4. draven3410

    draven3410 Member

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    Yeah, I don't think you are a customizer unless you have some discarded projects....
    I've 2 plastic boxes in my pile of shame. Mostly because I get to the painting part and stall (I hate painting).
     
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  5. Dachande

    Dachande Pleasure Toast Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was painting miniatures before doing TF customs, so stalling on painting them isn't an option and is generally more costly if you're working on Games Workshop stuff.
    As for those, this is easily my favorite i have done. The figure is 90% scratch-sculpted:
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  6. draven3410

    draven3410 Member

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    Genestealer cultist?
    Very nice model. Come paint my nids for me
     
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  7. Sky Warp 55

    Sky Warp 55 Stop Motion Animator

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    My Fully Articulated G1 Optimus Prime
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  8. Ikkstakk

    Ikkstakk Well-Known Member

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    Shattered Glass Nightbeat:
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  9. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Leader of the Scarlet empire

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  10. leobreaker1977

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  11. JomasterII

    JomasterII Nobody interesting

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    Whilst my Flash is currently standing headless atop my mantlepiece and Overbite is stuck in parts, I've actually finished quite a few customs. None of them Transformers related outside of a few repaints of bootlegs though.
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    Red Shadows Trooper (I still need to make another of him actually)
     
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  12. Morty Prime

    Morty Prime Well-Known Member

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    I felt that the F16 is outdated, (though to be fair all the Aerialbot alt modes are outdated), and I'm a sucker for SU-47s ever since Ace Combat 4. That, and due to mold reuse, CW Skydive is not very F16-y anyway, what with the dual intakes, dual tails, and dual thrusters. If we're going to be liberal with our jet interpretations, might as well make it a jet that never saw commissioning.

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  13. minsok

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    I think my old Tumbler Ironhide, neo g1 Magnus, neon Zoids Razorclaw, and Metroid/Megatron Ridley were underrated. Oh, and this Armada Starscream and Gladiator Seaspray! Of course I'm really into this Grandus I'm working on now. Cool thread idea!

    Are you using sharpie for your customs, Smokeyoreo18? I think your paint would look much better with a flat brush, model acrylics, and thin layers.
     

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  14. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    My Favorite Custom is anything that I have not done. :D 
    Everyone else's work is always so amazing.
     
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  15. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    Great thread. Fun to see everyone's personal favorites. I'll jump in.

    Blitzwing (Triplechanges are tough)

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    Needlenose (Targetmasters are fun)

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    Hun-gurr

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    And my first major custom, Powerglide

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  16. Andrew28b

    Andrew28b Nemesis custom

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    My two from generations. Movie colors G1 Barricade and a movie colored Sentinel Prime.
     

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  17. Prime Noble

    Prime Noble Well-Known Member

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    Kick Off

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    Universe Treadshot

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    Animated Prowl

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    G1 Overload

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    Stranglehold

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    Theft of the Golden Disc Highbeam

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    Leader Acid Storm

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    Axer

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    Getaway and Circuit

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    Gutcruncher

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    Skullgrin

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    Rollout, Sandstorm, Sprocket and Submarauder

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    Thunderwing, Landmine and Stranglehold inner robots

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  18. deliciouspeter

    deliciouspeter Back in Black TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome thread. Great seeing some older customs.

    People seemed to really like my Prime Barricade, but my favorite custom is Prime Longarm Prime.

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    More photos in the thread (from 2013!?!)

    Minor/Repaint: - Longarm Prime : Prime
     
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  20. doomtron

    doomtron Hunter

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