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PostSubject: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:48 pm

Just a few days ago I had the fortunate chance to find out one of my local mall bookstores was carrying Takara Tomy animals. They were stashed among other Tomica car boxes, all animals in the series but I got only the cheetah and the tiger due to a tight wallet Embarassed 

One of the things I love about the figures is that they have articulation. But some of the animals have articulations at parts of the body where it does not look natural, luckily the cheetah and tiger have articulations at the mouth. The paintwork is poor, but a decent sculpt of the animals made me give them a repaint. I also sealed off the articulation joints where it was visible with epoxy.

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Somehow the tiger became reddish in colour, Embarassed Embarassed 

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:20 pm

Great repaints!! Congrats!!! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:39 pm

They are beautiful! I've never heard of this brand. Congrats! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:13 pm

They are beautiful, love the way you hide the joint so it looks very natural Very Happy Applause 
Do you have front photos of their faces??

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:46 pm

Very, very interesting models, and FABULOUS repaints cheers 

Tey look like they just spotted a nice dinner, sniffing with open mouth as cats do when they are very exited Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:54 pm

Great job! Especially hiding the hinge, they look fantastic. Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 3:17 pm

They look awesome cheers much better than the originals

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 3:51 pm

Beautiful, I love them! Very Happy cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 4:01 pm

Thanks all, Smile For the hinges, I use just a small amount of epoxy, to stuff into the holes, then move the jaw to make sure the epoxy doesn't fall off when it moves.

Nightlioness, here is front facing pics of the cats. They are small, that can fit into the palm, is why the face painting very rough, I'm not used to have steady hands for painting small details. Embarassed Embarassed 

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Susanne, now I learnt something new, I didn't know cats open their mouths when they smell food, must be the tuna sandwich I had earlier What a Face Shocked scratch
I think he's really hungry now....Laughing 
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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 4:16 pm

Welcome back:-)

That are wonderful additions and a great repaint:-) Have you a booklet for this animals or can you say me other animals from this serie please:-)

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 4:52 pm

Great repaints! Congrats8) Applause Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:10 pm

Wow they are beautifull! very inpressive! cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:54 pm

Thank you for the extra photos, you did a great job! For someone who hasn't a steady hand, they look gorgeous <3

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:25 pm

tiger's really great!congrats!

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:44 am

So beautiful! The cheetah is especially stunning; so elegant!

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:20 pm

Thanks again, everyone :)

Andreas, yes is good to be back and spend more time on this forum with all of you Very Happy

Unfortunately I don't have the packaging box with me right now, there are only these two cards each that came with the figures.

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PostSubject: Re: Repainting Takara Tomy Tiger and Cheetah   Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:45 pm

Wonderful repaints! They look much better with closed mouth though :)

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