Tag: Non-scale

Hobby News

Upcoming : Super Minipla Bio Robo

I’ve been able to resist the Super Minipla toys all this time. Not sure if I’ll be able to resist this one though as it holds a special place in my heart. I still have the original DX Bio Robo at home and it stands front and center in my childhood toy display. This one …...

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Hobby Musings

Musings : Bandai’s Super Mini-pla Sentai Robo series

Candy Toys are toys/model kits packaged with a piece of candy or gum and sold in supermarkets. Usually there will be 3-5 different models in the same box design so you have to hunt through the racks to get the one you want. I used to buy these as a kid from Japanese supermarkets. The …...

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Hobby News

Upcoming : Super Minipla Beast King Go-Lion

Official pictures of this upcoming toy/kit are now online. Each lion will be packaged in its own box with weapons and a stick of chewing gum. They can then be combined into this 18cm tall Super Robot. The proportions of the individual lions look off to me but Go-Lion itself looks brilliant. And it seems …...

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Hobby News

Upcoming : Good Smile Company Moderoid Godmars

This was unexpected but very welcome. A new Godmars model kit is coming! It looks like there will be part swapping involved depending on what mode the modeler wants to achieve. It’s simpler and probably more sturdy this way as it will feature a lot of articulation. This is coming in August @ 7,500JPY. More …...

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Hobby News

Upcoming : KASL Hobby Eggplane Weapons

I’m surprised it took this long for someone to come up with these. More pictures here and here at the KASL Hobby Facebook page....

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Completed Builds

Completed : Kotobukiya D-Style EZ-15 Iron Kong

Kit Info Brand: Kotobukiya Scale: N/A Kit Number: 35 Media: Injection Plastic, Rubber Markings: N/A The Subject The Iron Kong is a Gorilla-type Zoid deployed by the Zenebas and Guylos Empires in the various wars on Planet Zi. It was the second large-scale Zoid deployed after the Red Horn. Developed to counter the Helic Republic’s...

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Completed Builds

Completed : Games Workshop Ultramarines Space Marine

The Kit Brand: Games Workshop Scale: Non-scale Media: Injection Plastic The Kit The Ultramarines is the XIIIth Legion (out of 20) raised by The Emperor of Mankind during the Unification Wars in the 30th Century. Led by their Primarch Roboute Guilliman, the Ultramarines would grow to have an active fighting strength of a quarter a...

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On the Bench

WIP : Games Workshop Space Marine Pt. 4

This is the first time I’m doing a terrained base of any kind so like all 21st Century nerd, I went to Youtube to get learn how to do it. I found the EonsOfBattle channel which offered easily followed tips. So first I fixed the base onto a block of styrofoam so it’s easy to …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Games Workshop Space Marine Pt. 3

The box comes with a set of decals with a ton of choices of markings. I decided to go with an arrow on the right shoulder and the Ultramarines insignia on the left. To prep for them I brushed on some Future. Meantime, I painted the Purity Seal with Transparent Red on top of Foundation …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Games Workshop Space Marine Pt. 2

I decided to depict a Space Marine from the Ultramarines chapter which means an overall blue color scheme. Painting begins with a black undercoat. I’m using AK Interactive Black Primer for this. Then it’s spraying Vallejo Foundation White on the areas where logically would be the brightest. It’s also here that I fixed...

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