Tag: One Year War

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Works : Bandai 1/144 RGC-80 GM Cannon

Kit Info Brand: Bandai Scale: 1/144 Media: Styrene Markings: Various The Subject The RGC-80 GM Cannon is a mass-produced medium range artillery variant of the RGM-79 GM. While originally designed with two magazine fed 240mm cannons on the shoulders, recoil issues would necessitate mounting only one cannon on the right shoulder and...

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WIP : Bandai 1/144 RGC-80 GM Cannon Pt.3 – Painting & Finishing

Painting begins with a base of black using both Tamiya XF-1 Flat Black and Gunze Surfacer Black. Surfacer gives a smoother finish especially when thinned with Mr Leveling Thinner. Unfortunately the smell is a lot stronger. For the joints and other gray parts I used Mecha Color Grey Z. The black parts were given a …...

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WIP : Bandai 1/144 RGC-80 GM Cannon Pt.2 – Construction

It has taken awhile but here we are with more work done on the GM Cannon. I replaced the left fist with a clenched one from a Builders Parts set. The cover for the back of the hand is the kit part modified to fit the new fist. I added a Kotobukiya nozzle to cover …...

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WIP : Bandai 1/144 RGC-80 GM Cannon Pt.1 – Construction

It’s actually quite strange that Bandai still hasn’t issued any of the Federation mobile suits in the MSV line but have done so for the much newer Origin MSV. Oh well, if I knew what’s going on, I’d be the product line manager for Bandai. In any case, I sought to modify the Origin MSV …...

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Completed : Bandai HGUC Revive 1/144 RX-77-2 Guncannon

Kit Info Manufacturer: Bandai Scale: 1/144 Media: Injection Plastic The Subject The RX-77-2 Guncannon is the 2nd mobile suit (following the RX-75 Guntank) designed under the Earth Federation’s ‘Project V’ during the One Year War. The Guncannon is the first Federation suit that took on a humanoid look. Like its...

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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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Completed : Bandai HGUC 1/144 RGM-79 GM

The Subject The RGM-79 GM is The Earth Federation’s first mass production Mobile Suit. The GM was developed using the test data collected from the prototype RX-78 Gundam and various other experimental Mobile Suits. The GM is basically a very simplified version of the Gundam. To cut costs, the core block system and one beam …...

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WIP : Bandai HGUC RGM-79 GM Pt.3

It’s been a while heh. I always get bogged down in the sanding process but anyhow, finding some spare ball joints in my GM Quel resin kit spurred me to fix the one glaring problem with this project: the broken neck. The original fix (August 30 entry) I did worked somewhat. The head would fit …...

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WIP : Bandai HGUC RGM-79 GM Pt.2

I cut up the leg joints up so the lower leg can twist independently from the thighs. I find it gives the GM a better look. The cutting is quite rough so I’ll probably need to do some fixing to make the break in the joint less obvious. To allow the legs to be pushed …...

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WIP : Bandai HGUC RGM-79 GM Pt.1

My previous RGM-79 was a custom colored work. I decided that since I want to start a GM collection, I’d better have at least one GM in the standard red and white color scheme. So here it is, in all its assembled glory. For some strange reason, I find that it looks a bit stumpy. …...

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