Tag: Mecha

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Completed : Bandai HGUC 1/144 RGM-79D GM Cold District Type

Kit Info1/144 Bandai HGUC 038Media: StyreneMarkings: Random The SubjectThe introduction of the MS-09 Dom by the Zeon forces proved to the Federation that while the RGM-79 GM was a capable MS, it needed to field a more maneuverable and better-performing MS to match up with the Dom. Late in the War, the RGM-79D was introduced. …...

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WIP : HGUC 1/144 RGM-79D – Construction & Finishing

The next build for my RGM collection is the RGM-79D GM Cold Climate from the ‘Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket’ OVA series. As usual it was pretty much cannon fodder but at least it put up a fight. Anyway the kit is one of the earlier releases from the HGUC line so …...

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Completed : Hasegawa VF-1J Valkyrie Eggplane

Kit Info Brand: Hasegawa 65789 Scale: NA Media: Styrene Markings: Kit The SubjectWell… this is an eggplane version of the VF-1J Valkyrie, the classic mecha from the anime series Super DImension Fortress Macross. It looks like an egg and it’s cute. The KitThis kit was released in 2010. There are very few parts but...

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WIP : Hasegawa VF-1J Egg Valkyrie – Construction & Finishing

This was a long time coming and it’s time to finish it. I decided to go with the J head and the kit also includes the A head. I added more details including: adding aft vent details using plastic card filling the hollow area on the tailfin section with epoxy putty scratchbuilding fans for the …...

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Completed : Wave 1/72 AFC-01H Legioss Eta

Kit InfoBrand: Wave KM-01Scale: 1/72Media: StyreneMarkings: Kit The SubjectThe AFH-01 Legioss is the main combat fighter of the Second Earth Recapture Force which was tasked with freeing Earth from the Inbit, an alien race that conquered Earth in 2050. It is a variable fighter that can transform between three modes: the...

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WIP : Wave 1/72 Legioss Eta – Construction & Finishing

This is a snapfit kit from Wave Corporation of the main mecha in Genesis Climber Mospeada. As you can see, the color separation leaves much to be desired and painting is definitely required. I’ve had this kit snapfitted for a few years now and the plastic had become more brittle. The result was that I …...

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Completed : Hasegawa 1/72 Northrop Grumman VF-0D Phoenix

Kit InfoBrand :  Hasegawa 65718Scale :  1/72Media :  StyreneMarkings : Kit The SubjectThe VF-0 is a development variable fighter pressed into service during the Mayan conflict in 2008 (as depicted in the OAV Macross Zero). Introduced in 2004, it is a trial production and testbed using  Overtechnology for future...

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WIP : Hasegawa 1/72 VF-0D Pt.3 – Painting & Finishing

I’m attempting another approach to painting this time so I’m skipping the black base + marble coat approach. This begins with a base coat Tamiya Gray Finishing Surfacer. The white areas were spots that I had to go back in to fix again. For the color scheme, I’m going with the 3-tone camouflage used by …...

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Completed : Wave 1/20 SAFS

Number 11 of 2021...

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WIP : Wave 1/20 SAFS – Construction & Finishing

I found another Shelf Queen which was quite near to the painting stages so what better time than do roll up the sleeves and finish it? Most of the gap filling had already been done although I spotted more things that I needed to fix. The Wave kits use polycaps for attaching the limbs so …...

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