Tag: Gunpla

Hobby Musings

A quick look at a Daban 1/144 Jegan ECOAS and Base Jabber Type 89

I thought it’d be interesting to take a look at some bootleg kits from Daban. They go for a fraction of the price of the originals so are they worth the savings? None withstanding the ethics of getting bootlegs, it’s a mixed bag. They look OK from a distance but up close, flaws do appear …...

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Hobby News

Upcoming : P-Bandai HGUC Zeta Plus C1

Coming soon from P-Bandai (i.e. exclusive) is the next variant of the Zeta Plus. This time it’s the C1 with the propellant tanks on the back and the handheld giant beam gun. I had the original HG kit in the 1990s which I snapfitted and threw onto my shelf. This is coming in @ 2,529 …...

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Completed Works

Completed : Bandai HGUC 1/144 MSA-003 Nemo

The Kit Brand: Bandai Scale: 1/144 Media: Injection Plastic The Subject The MSA-003 Nemo is a mass production mobile suit developed by Anaheim Electronics. It is an upgrade of the RMS-179 GM II with improved power, armor, acceleration and maneuverability. The Nemo was first fielded in UC 0086 by the AEUG and Karaba during the …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Nemo complete!

Done! Gallery up soon....

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On the Bench

WIP : 1/144 HGUC MSN-003 Nemo

Decals (what little there are) are now on. After the decals have cured, I’ll coat them with another layer of Future then I’ll proceed with panel lining. I’m still thinking of what panel coloring to use for the blue sections. We’ll see. Most importantly, my first finished kit of 2016 is in sight!...

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On the Bench

WIP : 1/144 HGUC MSN-003 Nemo

So while waiting for the paint on the other projects to cure, I decided I needed to finish up this partially painted kit. I’m following the default color scheme quite closely but to add some interest, I decided to add some splinter camouflage to the blue color. The darker blue is Model Master Acryl Blue …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Guncannon complete!

Took me longer than I would have liked but I’m finally done with this one. As usual, it’s not perfect, but I like how it turned out. Gallery up soon....

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On the Bench

WIP : HGUC RGM-79Q GM Quel Pt. 1

This is my version of the RGM-79Q GM Quel operated by the Titans of the Earth Federation. It’s my entry into Plamo’s WOOB 07. I’m combining the upper body and arms of the HGUC GM Quel with the bottom half of the HGUC GM Custom. Why? I find the lower portion of the HGUC GM …...

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Previews

Preview: 1/100 Akohobby RGM-79L GM Light Armor Conversion

Kit Info Manufacturer: Akohobby Scale: 1/100 Media: Resin Parts: 49 + 30 Metal parts Price: USD49.00 The Subject The RGM-79L GM Light Armor was developed for hit-and-run raids and serves as a fast attack unit for the Federation Forces. It mounts the minimum amount of armor giving it better acceleration and maneuverability. Most notable...

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Previews

Preview : 1/100 Akohobby RMS-154 Refined Barzam Conversion

Kit Info Manufacturer: Akohobby Scale: 1/100 Media: Injection Parts: 60 Price: USD16.50 The Subject The RMS-154 Barzam is a mass production mobile suit based on the RX-178 Gundam Mk. II. It was introduced in UC 0088 but was not a successful design and was only produced in limited numbers. The Refined Barzam is a variant …...

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