Let's see your Gundams

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by agesthreeandup, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Crazy like the Fox

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    Oh, shit, that looks WAY better than the standard (though I'll probably still get the standard at some point for one reason or another). Fuuck, I know I always say I'm going to get stuff and then not...ugh. I need more money.

    And maybe someday get back on my backlog. This whole month is out because I'm doing NaNoWriMo on my pet project's fourth revision (hopefully THIS is the one that will be ready for a professional editing pass, I want to get it published someday) but maybe next month I'll finally put together Moon Gundam and see what the hubbub is about.
     
  2. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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    Right? I’ve got a moon gundam in my pile of loot, but I kind of want to work my way up to these newer HG kits and savor the experience.

    but I’ve only managed one build in like two months, the G-Self, and I’ve been trying to find time just to put together the space backpack kit for it.

    At the rate I’m going moon gundam v2 will be our before I get to it.
     
  3. Sinestro00

    Sinestro00 When the Curtain Falls

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    I built the PG Strike and Skygrasper several (10+) years ago:

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    Pardon the dust, as I had to take it out of the display cabinet a while ago to make room for other things
     
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  4. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Crazy like the Fox

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    Yeah, I did ask for a few Gunpla kits on the annual family christmas secret santa round robin. Largely silly things to pad it out (really don't have anything I want and have space for at the moment) like the MG Deep Striker or the PB Zaku Cannon Origin. I did, however, stick the BB kit of Zapper Zaku from the classic SD Gundam Force cartoon. I just remember him as this little angry, shouty guy who got mad at everything and he was hillarious. Plus, he has a chaingun, and chainguns are awesome. Honestly, I kind of hope I get him at least.
     
  5. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Now for the fun part, a pile of feathers and panel accent. I don't want to get carried away with using the Rapidoliner just yet.

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    I'll finish detailing the exterior of the wings the closer I get to completing them.
     
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    The white one with blue accents + painted commander armor
     
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    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Gunpla and Cow Master

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    This is where I had my biggest reservations for the Zero.. the back wings, layers upon layers and sequential assembly.

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    The track mounted lower portion sandwiched between the hinged section, and then encased by the outer shell.. even then, it's too narrow and curved, compounded by the gloss plsstic being so smooth on the surface, it's difficult to keep steady pressure to bond the seams...

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    I'm going to have a bit of shaving and polishing to do in the morning.
     
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  8. joantlim

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    W.I.P. my Poor man’s custom HGBD A-Z Gundam with micro diorama, all hand-painted.
     

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  9. Gabriel Contreras

    Gabriel Contreras After 5 years of lurking I finally made an account

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    Colored Prototype of FAZZ Gundam
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  10. areaseven

    areaseven Live to Win

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    Still waiting for Bandai to produce the PG Nu Gundam...

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    Kotori Sonoda Yohane's Little Demon

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    Just built my Zeromaru Shinki Kessho today.
    It's a nice build, transforming it into the real mode means you have to take the entire thing apart and you have this pile of parts in front of you but the result is solid and looks really cool.
     
  12. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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  13. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Just keep your eyes pealed for the Dragon Momoko subsidiary company's version of the Metal Structure Nu until then.
     
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    Yesterday I attended the Southern California Gundam Model Competition (SCGMC) that's held annually; this was my 3rd year attending.
    This year's competition them was "Balls, and anything Ball shaped... surprise us".
    I saw a lot of great models and dios from fans and found a lot of cool classic model kits being sold at various vendors. These was a pretty big raffle contest win prizes, some of the prizes were MGs like Sazabi and F90 Gundam, HGs like Gouf and Wing Zero Honoo, assorted SD kits and vintage kits, and even a HGUC Penelope donated by Bandai! Unfortunately I didn't win anything.
    My hauls were a Gunpla Skills t-shirt, the SCGMC wristband, a LM RB-79K Ball, a LM RMS-006 Jenice Custom, and a 20% in-store coupon for Robots 4 Less which I just used today to get the Master Grade RX-78NT-1 Gundam Alex 2.0 for about $54.

    Each year the SGCMC continues to grow bigger, I look forward to the next year.
     

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  15. Geof7609

    Geof7609 Brake Pioneer

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    Yay 'MemberHaros! Where was this held? Robot 4 Less isn't very far from where I work, it'd be interesting to see in-person next year.
     
  16. Sky Ray

    Sky Ray Well-Known Member

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    Oh hey a fellow SoCaler in this thread, yay!

    I'm pretty sure they always held it in Fullerton community center every year until last year it got relocated because this event was growing bigger each year. Last year it was at the Fullerton Hotel, this year it was hosted at the Sheraton Fairplex at Pomona.
    Robots 4 Less didn't go this year, so they left a bunch of business cards with a 20% sticker on it on the front desk at the event for everyone to pick up and use in store, quite cool. It was tough deciding what to get, I really wanted the ZZ Ver. Ka to complete my ZZ Gundam team, but they also had the Hi-Nu Ver. Ka, but ultimately I liked the Alex more; it is my top 10 favorite Gundam.
     
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  18. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Gunpla and Cow Master

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    My rough bonding of the wings turned out alright, and sanded the seams smooth.

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    Looking them in a different light gave me an idea to paint the upper sections. So they're primed and ready to get filled in with the proper color.

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    While the paint dries in the meantime, I finished working into the torso some more by painting the vents, and setting the center pieces in place.

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    All that's left are the weapons, large wings, and the head.

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  19. Truong3016

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    I just grab the 11.11 deal on taobao for PG perfect strike gundam ~ 160$ without shipping :D :D :D 
     
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  20. Gabriel Contreras

    Gabriel Contreras After 5 years of lurking I finally made an account

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    I know this isn’t official Bandai but is anyone familiar with this?
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