Let's see your Gundams

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

  1. Shushen

    Shushen Well-Known Member

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    Today I finished that most american gundam; the Maxter.

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    Good looking kit, got a load of extras, but I think the Rose released earlier is the better model.

    Here in boxer mode.

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    And since it is an american boxer/football player bot it also got to surf.

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  2. Datsun87

    Datsun87 Doomed shuttle casualty

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    I'm surprised we haven't gotten a more blatantly American Gundam than Maxter by now. After the Sengoku Astray became a thing, I was certain we'd see some custom bashed from the Maxter, Heavyarms, and Dynames make it's way into Build.
     
  3. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout ...and I'll whisper "No."

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    Well, I mean, there was the USA colored Entry RX-78-2. And conceptually to a degree, the use of Captain Zeon from Divers sort of counts since he's very clearly a western style superhero design, even though his Gundam is a Sazabi'd Nu.
     
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  4. ACMagnus

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    Last set of glamor shots from my Unicorn build. Haven't decided if I wanna panel line the base it comes with.
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    Now I gotta get one of those revolving display bases for this setup.
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  5. frenchbreadbuilds

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    Added an MLRS to the Solomon company GP02. The add on looks great but not intelligently designed at all. Not for beginners. IMG_0944.jpeg IMG_0946.jpeg IMG_0948.jpeg IMG_0956.jpeg IMG_0959.jpeg IMG_0954.jpeg
     
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  6. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    very recently! It’s actually a scaled down version of the one that released as a preorder bonus for the mechanicore gp02 a few years ago by the same company.

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  8. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall The original Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    Huh... neat.

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    MS TheO wants!
     
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  9. X-Arachnis

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  10. frenchbreadbuilds

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    yes! I’m a mod! We’re everywhere!
     
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  11. rob_charb

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    Finished the main build for Moderoid Voltron. I still have the individual lions' weapons to build and the smaller swords. I decided not to paint it because...well...I just couldn't be bothered. :lol 

    Overall, it's a pretty cool kit but is more a lateral move than an upgrade to the SMP version. They both do certain things better than the other, but not so much that one is clearly superior.

    The kit is ostensibly a perfect transformation, but I could not get the standard blue lion head to go flat to the ground. Plus the swappable enlarged heads add stability. The silver in these pictures is much closer to what it actually looks like compared to the promo pictures. Much darker and more of a gun metal.

    The blue and yellow lions extend in the middle to increase the ankle tilt, which is great, but the elbows aren't much more than 90 degrees.

    Still, it's a good kit and plenty of fun to pose.
     

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  12. DinoLynx

    DinoLynx Blast effect hoarder

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    Unicorn progress update: Glued the leg piece back together; waiting for it to cure before reattaching. Panel lining is all done aside from the bazooka.
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    Almost finished.
     
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  13. Fr33domgundam

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    Man, there are a lot of lighter-red armor parts on the MG Testament.
    Took me like... over 2 hours to shade/highlight all of this.

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    I had trouble with the color, actually. The official instructions call for a mix of "Salmon Pink" and "Wine Red", neither of which I have on-hand. So I looked up how to mix up Wine Red and Salmon Pink using the paints that I do have on-hand, and then multiplied those ratios with the mix ratios for the Testament's color. Couldn't get it to look right, even after several tries and adjustments.
    In the end, I found that my old "Pastel Red" that was custom-mixed for me from Plamo Color UK (back when they were still legit) looked like a decent match straight-up, so I used that instead.
     
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  14. X-Arachnis

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    Just assemble the weapons on top of the backpack and the Thunderbolt Gundam is ready to go on display... IMG_20240617_124438_HDR.jpg
     
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  15. X-Arachnis

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    oh damn, Prime92 has the 1/35 Gundam!
     
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    gundam central will have stock at the end of the month for those looking
     
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    Quickwing Devasia Mentality

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    The design seems rather confused, it has elements of both origin and ver KA and I don't like it.
     
  18. rob_charb

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    Balls...still haven't figured out where to put that big bastard when it arrives. :lol 

    Looks pretty slick, very excited to get it.

    Edit: Forgot to mention: Holy fucking shit! Ratcheted joints! In a Gundam model!
     
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  19. X-Arachnis

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    Bobby Singer? Did you escape heaven again?!:p 
    But yeah, I am impressed on this thing. It's a mix of two(or more) MG's but man... Imagine the giant dioramas you could do with modern armor....
     
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  20. Tasuke

    Tasuke ♥Konomi Yuzuhara♥

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    PG 2.0 (PGU) is Plenty Big Enough for me;

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