Let's see your Gundams

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

  1. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    I remember seeing that underwater Portanova a few weeks back. It looks fantastic.

    So we have a land based Alto, a flight Alto, a space Portanova, and an underwater Portanova. I wonder what other variants they can come up with?
     
  2. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Gunpla and Cow Master

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    As many as your wallet can handle?
     
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    Autobot Burnout A face you can trust! Really!

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    The Underwater Portnova looks dope as fuck. I need to grab one of the special forces style armors and a matching Portnova base, but they'll pair off great with my Sniper and Close Combat Altos.

    Oh, yeah, and I grabbed a yellow alto the other day to use my orange close combat parts on. He looks great.
     
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  5. Wrecker217

    Wrecker217 There's a 50 character limit to titles. Now you kn

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    bought a 1/48 Unicorn from Newtype for $102, four dollars cheaper than USAgundam's sale today. gonna pick it up on the way to SF Thursday.
     
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  6. Tasuke

    Tasuke ♥Mikuru Asahina♥

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    so i've got one coming... this time from a CON U.S. EBAY seller for $35 shipped.

    i've come to find the C1 to be the most well-designed, overall satisfying GUNPLA i've ever done, and being virtually the same kit, i expect this A1 to be pretty much the same.
    these two SENTINEL ZETA variants are to be the literal and figurative centerpieces of my small GUNPLA collection...

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  7. Truong3016

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    I name him Perfectibility astary red
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  8. Gabriel Contreras

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

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    How is the kit overall? Is it a floppy mess or can the joints hold a pose? Decent plastic or brittle resin (I know it ain't resin but you get the idea)? Also can they work with the regular MG' red frames or a blue for that matter?
     
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    Some place are tight, some are loose but easy fix. you can use power arm with hirm with some tweak, i saw a guy did it. Sold my hirm red some time ago so cann't try it yet
     
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  10. Gabriel Contreras

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

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    Now I'm excited
     
  11. PlanckEpoch

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    Told myself I'd wait until January. That I wanted RG Nu Gundam first. But I broke down and just got it today. Fuck it!

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    I feel this is such a good thing to have around for a "Size vs Scale" argument whenever they pop up on TFW, haha. The size creep on late OYW era MS is insane.

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    Am I the only one who thinks the Red Frame looks best without all this shit on it?
     
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    It's...okay. SEED is just fancy gundams with weird and crazy shit on them. I think aesthetically lots of SEED stuff doesn't look too Gundam-y but hey what do I know.
     
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    I’m surprised that they just didn’t straight up make an adaption of astray. Seriously, it’s the only thing in the seed universe that’s still alive and the usual cast got phased out in the seed universe itself (but that’s another story for another day....).
     
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  16. Gabriel Contreras

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    not gonna lie, i dont care how unrealsitc or impratical it is, but the more excessive BS a mobile suit the more i love it!
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    and the red frame is no exception...
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    bandai, more stupid, ridiculous, and excessive mobile suit MG model kits please and thank you!
     
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  17. mx-01 archon

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    I find the Astray stuff has headed too far in the Super Robot Wars design direction.
     
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    I think Archon's comment nails it for me. At least with those UC examples, that's all stuff that's mostly functional stuff. Sure there's those struts that just stick out on say...FAZZ, but it's stuff like thrusters, propellant tanks, ammo drums, etc. Lots of SEED stuff is very Super Robot-y...which isn't a bad thing...I certainly dig Super Robot, but it really isn't "Gundam."
     
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  19. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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    Just a minute. You have a case for most of those, although I’d say the FAZZ is borderline.

    But there is nothing impractical about the deep striker. That’s just good business sense.
     
  20. PlanckEpoch

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    Deep Striker is literally just fuel tanks and boosters. It has less armament than ever the parent S and EX-S Gundams go.