Let's see your Gundams

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

  1. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Fully. Deserved. Hopefully Crowely's there too.

    Again though, one more kit our world isn't pure enough for:

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    Master Grade Gouf R35.

    About that "goes to Hell" branching timeline... that almost explains Rommel.

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    When does he get a stand alone series and Figure-Rise model?

    At least that timeline gave us the Core Gundam Midget Rangers!

    They had issues in April that shut down their shipping operations. I just got my shipping notice for the F90 A&L Packs and the G-Line.

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    It was one of *THOSE* farm days and I am drained but I still dabbed on the Zeta!

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    Accented and patched up the silver for the hip skirts. I cleaned them up since taking this picture and added the running lights.
     
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  2. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Double Post Punch!!!

    Still not asleep, but browsing Amazon for aftermarket action base clones (because I am putting Zeta on a stand!!) and see someone is making copies of the triple kit stands like in the P.Bandai HG Zeta/Shiki/Mk2 box set.

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    Three options for scale mounting posts, 1:144, 1:100, of both. The HG/RG scale unit has the Action Base 1 base plate while the 1:100 has large square base.
     
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  3. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Got Well Soon

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    Shame it’s only in black, though. I’d kill for clear colored red,blue, green, etc. A yellow one would be pretty funny.
     
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  4. Viper2

    Viper2 Storming the Moon Gate

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    IMHO, it has the same problem as the live-action Patlabor series: it takes a smooth and fairly realistic looking mech, and then tacks on all kind of extra detail (thick panels, handlebars...) that seems to serve zero real-life purpose, making the live-action version look like crap and fake.
     
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  5. YellowCorvette

    YellowCorvette Average Core Gundam enjoyer

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    Some recent Gunpla purchases..... well, if you can count a couple of MS Hangar Bases as Gunplas, that is:

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  6. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    I'll allow it. It's a diorama accessory kit. I don't count Action Bases in my build tally since they're just display stands.
    The one I have on my work bench I painted with a gunmetal mix so it counts as a "Build."

    Give them time, this is the first one I've seen. The mini stands I bought in bulk have more colors now than when they did the first time I bought them. Then there are the Action Base 2 clones that have a full spectrum that even Bandai hasn't made.

    Meanwhile, I had to go to Tractor Supply last night but went into Hobby Lobby for a minute, and they are now stocking up on runner stands; those hard plastic racks that look like a broiler trays, for $6.99USD. Might be useful for those interested in them, but the way I clip parts off and and cut apart the runners makes them useless for me.
     
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  7. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Got Well Soon

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    Todays haul!
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    Got in first proper 00 kits, a proper Astray as well as the color inversion(I rebought that one as I lost a piece :( ). Amazing Exia, and a 1/150 Shinto Shrine. I figured 1/150 scale is so close to 1/144 it should fit in fine, but wow is it tiny.
     
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  8. Viper2

    Viper2 Storming the Moon Gate

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    ...or Gundams are ridiculously large :) 
     
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    Q Prime Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, you don’t really feel how huge a Gundam is until you put it beside one of those RG pilot figures (or even one of the 30mm bases with human walkways).
     
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  10. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Display pilots are *mostly in scale to their respective kits.

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    RG 1:144

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    MG 1:100

    * = mostly where the display figure and pilot figures aren't the same size.

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    Left is the 1:100 scale for the MG Exia R2/Amazing/R3 (since it's Setsuna's adult sized pilot suit), center is the upscaled display figure and on the right is the proper 1:60 scale pilot seated for the PG Exia.
     
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  11. Datsun87

    Datsun87 Doomed shuttle casualty

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    If you ever have the chance to visit any of the life sized Gundams, you'll see the scale is pretty spot on. A grown adult is about eye level with the bottom of the Diver City Unicorn's ankle armor.
     
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  12. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Sadly, I could only see it vicariously . and have the experience building it at home.

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    DinoLynx Blast effect hoarder

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    It is time
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    I usually hate to deviate from the instructions on first-time builds but I had to do the inner frame first for this one.

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  14. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Fully justified, it's an incredible frame.
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    Skirts in progress and filling in the silver and gray between the chest and shield.

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    More on the other bits when I get to them but the skirts are turning out good. I undercoated the armor with gunship gray and painted the lattice with silver.

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    Getting set to work on the weapons, I had the idea to paint the beam sabers.

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    Silver emitters and a red band to compliment the Zeta's red on black scheme.
    I want to cover up some coarse areas from sanding the nub marks so I will repaint the handles in flat black.
     
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    Kotori Sonoda Mihono Bourbon's hero

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    Immortal Justice!
    Really cool design, although the suit itself feels like it lacks features even compared to regular Justice (no removable backpack, the back cannons can only be fired in MA mode, the swords and boomerangs are combined so there's less melee weapons onboard)
    I do understand it's supposed to be like that, since it's battery operated and supposed to be a more "held back" version, but still felt like it got a raw deal compared to Rising Freedom lol

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    Mumbowumbo Longtime lurker, first time poster

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    The inner frames of the newer RG kits are too detailed not to show off! IMG_6989.jpeg IMG_6990.jpeg
     
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    Tasuke ♥Konomi Yuzuhara♥

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  18. Sponge

    Sponge Herald of Unicron

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    Just finished putting of decals for a friend, IMG_2080.jpeg IMG_2082.jpeg IMG_2083.jpeg IMG_2085.jpeg
    I’m getting a magnifying setup next time Those orange triangles like the size of a grain of sand lol


    I can finally start narrative
     
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  19. YellowCorvette

    YellowCorvette Average Core Gundam enjoyer

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    Still enjoying my Core Gundam I...

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  20. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Where I left off last night, the sabers are done.

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    Red bands and flat black with silver emitters as planned.

    Skirts are done too.

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    Now for the next phase of the grenade, the torso.

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    Track mounted mechanism raising and lowering the head. Folding panels at the midsection.

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    Some token paint for the visible areas behind the gaps.

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    At this point I attached the rest of the skirts.

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    On the rack and left it for the night.

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    Keeping the flanks pulled down all the way like so, fills out the waistline. Every other review build I've looked at has them folded in for a much tighter look
     
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