Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by agesthreeandup, Mar 13, 2007.
That's what they all say.
And then they buy a PSYCHO ZAKU.
Cool, one I keep wanting to get but never commit to yet.
You're just saying that because it's the only kit I don't have for my growing collection of cylinder propellant booster mounted Mobile Suits... .....
meanwhile filling in the back of the shield some more.. finishing the Engine Gray outer framing, and will touch up the darker frame gray later.
At the same time, adding some color to the face of the shield.
Roughly assembled the sub machine gun, whatever internal detailed parts like the slide mechanism and barrel are lost and locked inside because of how the forend fits on.. so time to just finish it with paint and detailing.
lol the Psycho Zaku is NOTHING compared to the mother of all stupidly oversized cylinder propellnt boosters: THE VANGUARD OVERED BOOST UNIT
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You say that but remember the Master Grade kit... it's like a diet coke bottle with a dissolving packet of mentos strapped to a GI joe.
Dude. XD .. I just downloaded both AC4 and AC4A OSTs again to my mp3 player and I was working in the field with it today.
But kit wise, I'll have a Glint eventually but I've had a Y01 Tellus and the VOB unit backlogged almost as long as the GP01. A hand off from someone who thought he'd build it but he didn't realize what he was facing. And I have a second one that I'm commissioned for to pair with a Porsche. It's actually not that far off from matching the curves of the 917K..
Got another idea in progress for the GP01. I was filling in the color of the bars on the shield and dabbled some paint on those round details, I guess you could call them bolt heads, and I thought about getting some metal etch plates for those spots.
It goes with the age of the kit, details are just molded surface lines and blank shapes but no depth to them.
What I was leaning towards,
There are details on the inner frame of this style and I'm seeing where else on the model can I use them.
I don't even see a propellant booster on that thing, let alone one the size of the MG Psycho Zaku's central liter bottle.
I have decided on my next kit, Im getting the HG Zeta Plus A. Not sure how a Zeta but with fighter jet aesthetics slipped by me for so long. I would have gone with the Master Grade, but the beam smart gun just seems too unwieldy.
The kit I linked above is 1/72, also.
Welcome to the "Real Gundam" side of the 0080's (decade in the UC). Just be careful of it, the initial release of the HGUC Zeta Plus was plagued with issues that were eventually corrected.
I built the Master Grade A1 back when it came out and for what it's worth close to the level of stability that is the Zeta 2.0.
That thing is really cool, but the Zaku still has it beat in propellant tanks. That one has a package of small tanks, while the Zaku has one gigantic one that’s nearly twice the size of the suit.
Couldn’t sleep last night and got to painting , in hindsight not the best idea , shaky hands . Gonna clean those up when I get the time again .
And just for fun as I find it hard as heck to pose it holding anything else without the stand
edit : sonnuakamille didn’t notice the shield part popped out.
2, actually. I'll be fair though, I recall the V.O.B. being a lot bigger in gameplay
Oh I'm not talking about those, I'm talking about THIS:
is using the PG FAUC booster for comparison cheating in this case?
Cheating what? The FAUC booster is just for comparison. Those are Schizophonic's pics, not mine, I'm just talking about that massive central booster from the Zaku.
"My booster is bigger than yours."
I tried comparing those to my Jack Russel and he decided to use them to steal Laplace's Snackbox for himself.
He's blurry because he's three times faster than my camera shutter.
On the other hand, it gives you an idea how small they'd be if they ever made a 1:60 scale Psycho Zaku...
It's a growing trend in the backlog for me with some of the UC kits I've got that have so many: four of them on the Narrative, two on the Unicorn (I've built the PG's already, but have the Real Grade), three on the Jesta Shezarr.
Not sure if Nightingale counts because they're just three propellant tanks not boosters along with the big gup double tank on the undercarriage. but it's the sense of building large cylinder tubes that they all have in common.
But Psycho beats all of them with the shear size of it. You have to admit it goes along with the idea of it being a last ditch effort, sort of like the FA Unicorn. Load up every functional weapon on the only remaining Mobile Suit, and a propellent booster made for a small ship. play some pop music and see what happens... but I am not a fan of the covered joints and cables.
Anyone who's built it, is the material really that durable?
Juggling back to what I'm working on with the GP01, I bought some wet transfer decals for it a week ago and I'm going ahead with my idea of the night to get some photo etch parts. I need to order more cement anyway.
I've heard that the material for the joints on the MG Thunderbolt kits isn't the best and if you can get something more reliably durable, that's preferable.
And the Heat Rod and Shield are finally done.
Took a lot longer to do than I had hoped; didn't help that I had an accident with the blue and gunmetal parts of the shield, and one of the links of the whip...
I guess this means that the entire MG Epyon is done!
Exactly one month since I started on June 16th or 17th.
Will clean up my operating table before I take some final pics of this guy.
Thinking of doing one more thing before he's ready to be packed up and wrapped up for the surprise...
No it's not. You need to give it the Psycho-P Reuse Pack. Have you not been following the thread? EVERYTHING needs a giant motherfucking rocket booster attached to it now. Gundams, Balls, even cows.
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