The Macross Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by pinoy78, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. rob_charb

    rob_charb Well-Known Member

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    Gimix VF-1J arrived today. Colour me surprised to learn it's actually a box of the non-transforming fighter and battroid kits, which allows you to mix parts for a gerwalk.

    Colour me even more surprised to learn it's entirely pre-painted!
     

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  2. Lex79

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    I saw the reissue for the Arcadia SDF-1, I don't have one in my collection so it's tempting but I have to ask the Macross experts here, here, is it worth 50000 yen? I'm a bit worried I might end up spending a lot if money for a figure that might feel dated compared to current products. On the other hand, I'm not aware of any alternative currently available or planned to be released in the next future, correct?
    At 1:3000 scale how big it is, around 40cm?
     
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  3. NSJ23

    NSJ23 Not today Chumly, not today.

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    in 2010 i paid 31330 yen shipped for mine, 50000 yen is a bit steep but its a Arcadia reissue and those have always been a bit pricey. If you want one it’s the best (only at the moment) option unless they sneak out a premium color which will cost even more. I’ve had this thing 14 years and the plain jane version is still one of my favorite pieces in my collection.
     
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    Arcadia products don’t really feel dated because they were designed and made really well to begin with. I can’t think of anything that needs to be changed on it. It’s well worth the price.
     
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    When is the SDF-1 going up for PO? Really want them to consider reissuing the PF version.
     
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    I also believe no glue is required.
     
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    I have the Batttroid VF-1S and I was really impressed by it! It was a really fun build. Hoping to track the fighter mode at some point.

    They do. But just in a few places.
     
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    Lucky guy. Lol
     
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    Those do look Sharp!! TOMY really ought to resurrect that line, scaled up to 1/72 or the like...
     
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    NSJ23 Not today Chumly, not today.

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    pre-spring cleaning and found this gem i forgot about in a bin. Along with some very yellowed and one broken Yammie 1/48’s, first renewal vf-25’s, yellowed VF-0S, and Millia’s VF-22S.
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    Maybe half way through putting together the HG YF-29. Battroid mode is done and fits right in with Hi-Metal collection. Super parts and fighter mode still to build.

    Love all the clear fold parts and gimmicks like the missile pods. Don’t like having to paint the missile tips red. lol.

    Ugly is definitely the decals. 1mm wide gold accents everywhere. I’m going blind.

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    NSJ23 Not today Chumly, not today.

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    Still like this one.
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    You scoundrel @NSJ23!

    Someone is going to up you on Milia’s 22s. I’m going to bet with all the Yammie 21/22s (Guld [if have], Gamilin, Milia and Max) with the DX 21. Additional bonus with M&M’s DYRL Q-Raus as well.
     
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    i’d love to see that! i wish i had picked up the Q-Raus when they were dirt cheap like i did the 22s
     
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    So, I’m now finally an owner of my first, true Mecha love, the DX YF-19.
    I’ve got a little bit of time before I get to trying to convert my bird, but I think historically there’s a pre-emptive loosening of the hips to get around any over tightness.
    Is there a guide, photos, on how to accomplish this. Honestly I’m not sure on the re-release this is even a factor anymore. But proper prep and all that. Appreciate you!
     
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