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Transformers Dark of the Moon Bluestreak (Sidearm Sideswipe)   1 comment

The new Transformers toys are really spectacularly made.  I might not actually enjoy the movies, but there’s no denying that the films had a hugely positive influence on the toys and the line in general.  The biggest problem with the current movie toys is that Hasbro is pretty cheap about paint, so the figures always look pretty flat compared to their on-screen counterparts.  Compare the above and after the jump photos to this shot of the figure out of the package:

Yuck.  This guy is a Wal*Mart exclusive repaint of Sidearm Sideswipe, a concept Corvette in a pretty slick homage-filled rally car deco.  It makes a pretty serviceable movie Bluestreak.  I up-detailed this guy while preserving the scheme and details that made this version cool.  Tons and tons of pics after the fold.

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Posted July 10, 2011 by Prometheum5 in Toy Customs, Transformers

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