G2 Hero Optimus Prime - Cab Repaint

Post all your customized Transformers here. Whether it's a small mod or a true kitbash, we'd love to see it!

G2 Hero Optimus Prime - Cab Repaint

Postby TM Dark_Lord_Prime » Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:04 am

I got tired of looking at that freaky G2 paintjob, so I decided to break out my Krylon Fusion Nickle Shimmer and Testors Transparent Blue spray-paint and fix it. :)

Image
Image
ImageImage
Image

I'm still working on integrating Energon Rodimus's "heels" into Hero Op's legs, but I did discover that he -can- stand up on his own if his legs are positioned in the standard G1-brick configuration, and his arms are angled forward a bit for balance.
Image
(new sig by Wingus)
TM Dark_Lord_Prime
Combiner
Posts: 453
Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:09 am
Location: Indiana

Postby Cyclone_X_2075 » Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:30 pm

with that blue you're coming closer to this unreleased variant ;):

Image
Cyclone_X_2075
Mini-Con
Posts: 0
Joined: Thu Aug 08, 2002 2:43 pm

Postby TM dak » Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:32 pm

Looks nice! I think you should paint the current blue parts (head and gun) to match.
"Dammit. why is it that you "get" my sketches and Hasbro can't?"

Image
Image
TM dak
Targetmaster
Posts: 664
Joined: Mon May 10, 2004 6:01 pm
Location: Oakville, Ont. Canada

Postby TM Dark_Lord_Prime » Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:43 pm

dak wrote:Looks nice! I think you should paint the current blue parts (head and gun) to match.


I might just look into that. Depending on how hard it'll be to mask off his face, I don't see why I couldn't.
Image
(new sig by Wingus)
TM Dark_Lord_Prime
Combiner
Posts: 453
Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:09 am
Location: Indiana

Postby TM Dark_Lord_Prime » Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:44 pm

Cyclone_X wrote:with that blue you're coming closer to this unreleased variant ;):

<image go schnip!>


The grille needs to be silver/chrome, but that looks a lot better than what was released.. is that a G2 toy catalog?

I dunno if they do unreleased variants, but http://tfu.info only lists the European (Sureshot) variant. Maybe you should submit that to them.
Image
(new sig by Wingus)
TM Dark_Lord_Prime
Combiner
Posts: 453
Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:09 am
Location: Indiana

Postby Ramrider » Fri Dec 30, 2005 6:23 pm

Hmm. I think it works well in robot mode, but for some reason the blue cab and red rear looks odd to me... maybe it's all these years of Prime having a red cab, I'm not sure. Really nice job you've done, though, and it'd probably look great if you applied it to the head and gun too (or maybe the head and hands, and painting the gun black?).

Mine'll be sticking as Sureshot, I think... 8)
Ramrider
Godmaster
Posts: 1678
Joined: Sun Jul 13, 2003 11:04 am

Postby RavageX-9 » Sun Jan 01, 2006 8:24 pm

or get rid of more red and call him Ultra Magnus. personally, I'd like new Magnus color schemes to get rid of red altogether. the original Magnus had red, but I think red with blue is so difficult.
at least color those white bits on the side of the vehicle mode blue as well.
master of the arbitrary and figurative
RavageX-9
Pretender
Posts: 776
Joined: Wed Jun 02, 2004 12:21 pm
Location: Ontario, Canada

Postby RavageX-9 » Sun Jan 01, 2006 8:26 pm

Dark_Lord_Prime wrote:
Cyclone_X wrote:with that blue you're coming closer to this unreleased variant ;):

<image go schnip!>


The grille needs to be silver/chrome, but that looks a lot better than what was released.. is that a G2 toy catalog?

I dunno if they do unreleased variants, but http://tfu.info only lists the European (Sureshot) variant. Maybe you should submit that to them.

TFU.info only lists released products. as he said, that mostly-blue repaint is UNreleased. I think that unreleased one is pretty ugly anyways.
master of the arbitrary and figurative
RavageX-9
Pretender
Posts: 776
Joined: Wed Jun 02, 2004 12:21 pm
Location: Ontario, Canada


Return to Customizations

Ending Soon On eBay

Transformers Collectors Club 2014 Figure Subscription 2.0 Fisitron Unopened New - Time Remaining: 3 days 19 hours 33 minutes 14 seconds
transformers collectors club fisitron - Time Remaining: 5 days 4 hours 50 minutes 26 seconds
TRANSFORMERS COLLECTORS CLUB Jackpot TFCC Timelines Sealed Autobot Decepticon - Time Remaining: 6 days 5 hours 29 minutes 36 seconds
Transformers Collectors Club TFCC 1.0 Scourge Nemesis Prime MIB UNUSED - Time Remaining: 6 days 6 hours 9 minutes 54 seconds
Transformers Timelines TCC TFSS 2.0 Rewind Eject - Time Remaining: 9 days 1 hour 12 minutes 54 seconds
HASBRO--TRANSFORMERS TIMELINES--FISITRON FIGURE (LOOK) CLUB EXCLUSIVE - Time Remaining: 9 days 7 hours 20 minutes 53 seconds
Transformers TFCC Club Exclusive Scourge 2013 TFSS MIB Unused - Time Remaining: 10 days 3 hours 4 minutes 36 seconds
HASBRO--TRANSFORMERS TIMELINES--CIRCUIT FIGURE (LOOK) CLUB EXCLUSIVE - Time Remaining: 10 days 5 hours 30 minutes 59 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #163 - Through The Space Hole
Twincast / Podcast #163:
"Through The Space Hole"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2017
Website Security Test