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Completed Works

Completed : Max Factory 1/72 Soltic H8 Roundfacer

Kit Info Brand : Max Factory Combat Armor Max 02 Media : Injection Plastic Markings : Kit The Subject Fang of the Sun Dougram (Taiyō no Kiba Daguramu) is a 75 episode anime TV series created by Ryōsuke Takahashi that aired in Japan from 1981 to 1983. In Space Century (SC) 152, an independence movement …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Max Factory 1/72 Soltic Roundfacer Pt. 3 – Finishing

As usual, I went easy with the markings. The kit decals are a mixed bag: they slide off the backings quite quickly but they have a satin sheen and some of the white ones tore easily. They also didn’t react much with Mark Softer. I began weathering with panel lining with lamp black oil paint. …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Max Factory 1/72 Soltic Roundfacer Pt. 2 – Painting

Painting begins with a base coat of black. For this build, I tried Tamiya XF-1 Flat Black thinned with Mr. Color lacquer thinner for the base coat. Having not have much luck with using acrylic-based primers (I find them hard to use), using this new combo was very easy. I thinned the paint 1:1 and …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Max Factory 1/72 Soltic Roundfacer Pt. 1 – Construction

New year, new project. This time it’s a snapfit kit from Max Factory. The subject is the Soltic Roundfacer, a mass production mecha from the 1980s anime Fang of the Sun Dougram. This show was never exported out of Japan so I’ve never actually watched it. But I’ve always liked the designs of the mecha. …...

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Hobby News

Upcoming : Max Factory 1/72 Soltic Big Foot

Max Factory is finally releasing the Big Foot from the anime Fang of the Sun Dougram, which is one of my favorite designs from the series. To be honest though, I really paid more attention it after it appeared in Battletech, where it was called the Battlemaster. This was one of the designs FASA appropriated …...

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