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RRW 2013-12-09 03:30

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Originally Posted by ZeroXSEED (Post 4937614)
Depends on which MG we're talking about

Latest MG (From 00 and beyond) are horrendously difficult, if I may say.

let say

Gundam Ver 3.0

Aurelis 2013-12-09 04:15

It'll be easy to fix but it won't look nice but then again, how else are you gonna get the experience and refine your skills :p

Gunpla is much, much easier with the proper tools though.

ZeroXSEED 2013-12-09 04:40

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Originally Posted by RRW (Post 4937658)
let say

Gundam Ver 3.0

Ask Stratospear

He just build (or currently building) one

StratoSpear 2013-12-09 05:27

Quote:

Originally Posted by RRW (Post 4937658)
let say

Gundam Ver 3.0

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZeroXSEED (Post 4937721)
Ask Stratospear

He just build (or currently building) one

Currently building. Procrastinating. :heh:

3.0 has LOTSA parts. Color separation pieces and whatnot, like a gajillion of small pieces for the torso alone.

BUT.

I will not rule out a beginner for as long as there's the instructions manual. The only thing that would be a downer is the lack of patience, you need a great deal of patience. ;)

firefox 2013-12-09 05:52

I'm excited that we will soon also get a normal Robot damashii deathscythe. He is my favorite gundam from the show and i have absolutely no love for teh MG katoki version. Anybody know yet if he will be a normal release or a exclusive, we hope nomal off course.

My RD deathscythe Hell is underway with a load of other figures (RD leo fight type, sandrock and extreme gundam, etc...) and should arrive end of the week.

I'm gonna promote RD a bit.

So in cold style suiton tradition here is my RD want list :D

- Zaku warrior (all variants)
- zaku phantom (all variants)
- saviour
- red frame
- blue frame
- green frame
- gold frame
- mirage frame
- Impulse (all variants)
- gaia
- abyss
- chaos
- ginn (all variants)
- cgue (all variants)
- G-exes
- G- bouncer
- strike noir


That's a nice start for 2014 :D

ZeroXSEED 2013-12-09 05:54

Man, Star Build Strike had really GREAT show/toy discrepancy

I might have a heart attack if they make HG GuAIZ as part of HGCE

RRW 2013-12-09 07:44

but really what is teh difference between 2.0 and 3.0?

for 1.0 and 2.0. 2.0 have inner skeleton right?

StratoSpear 2013-12-09 08:09

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Originally Posted by RRW (Post 4937814)
but really what is teh difference between 2.0 and 3.0?

for 1.0 and 2.0. 2.0 have inner skeleton right?

This is the 2.0:
http://www.yahobby.com/products2/gd_...r.2.0_30_b.jpg

And this is the 3.0:
http://www.gundammodelkits.com/wp-co...0724tome66.jpg

One of the major differences is that the 2.0 faithfully replicates anime-accurate proportions and you will also notice the lack of details that's immediately apparent on the 3.0.

The 3.0 replicates the realistic details of the 1/144 Real Grade variation. While the OYW Ver. still beats the 3.0 in sheer details, the 3.0 makes up for more range of movement, particularly the PG-type hands with individually-poseable fingers.

And with details comes with more parts. Just look at the legs and the arms.

StrikeFreedomV2 2013-12-09 08:11

Quote:

Originally Posted by RRW (Post 4937814)
but really what is teh difference between 2.0 and 3.0?

for 1.0 and 2.0. 2.0 have inner skeleton right?

Yeah, every MG has a inner skeleton, but the 1.0's is pretty simple by todays standards and not as detailed. I haven't build the 2.0 or 3.0, but the difference lies mostl in the complexity of the inner frame and the design of the armor and the proportions. The 2.0 is very anime-like while the 3.0 looks more modernized and has the 18 meter statue in japan as a base for its look.

Edit: ninja'd by StratoSpear :heh:

Shinobi2013 2013-12-09 09:07

MG RX-78 1.0 doesn't have much inner frame, only few parts with hatch-able armor that shows off the fake inner detail, that's it. I grow up with the design itself as seen in Char's Counterattack game on PS1(which also features the storyline of One Year War as flashbacks) so I still like the version 1.0.

Skye629 2013-12-09 14:21

I will also throw in that IMO, the OYW version still have one of the best overall looks too, plus its cheaper than the 2.0 and 3.0 by a good $15 at least if money is a concern


Ok totally getting the HG Star Build Strike now after seeing its debut, but Ill be switching some of the stuff from the Full Package, the new gun does not appeal to me at all

Edit: Also going to have to get the Universal Booster for the effect parts

Aurelis 2013-12-09 22:10

Slightly off-topic but is anyone else annoyed by GG's "Comment visible after approval" moderation? I mean, I understand it reduces the SEED hate, the trolls, spams and hateful comments but urgh, it kinda killed the comments section. And not surprisingly, there's still "GG fold up cause of watermark" nonsense. Just had to vent it out as I kinda wanna know both sides of the supporter/hater of certain categories like Gunpla releases and model reviews.

Bringing it back on-topic. Broke the beam saber holder again and glued that thing.

http://i.imgur.com/I9vc93d.jpg

Skye629 2013-12-09 22:31

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Originally Posted by Aurelis (Post 4938604)
Slightly off-topic but is anyone else annoyed by GG's "Comment visible after approval" moderation? I mean, I understand it reduces the SEED hate, the trolls, spams and hateful comments but urgh, it kinda killed the comments section. And not surprisingly, there's still "GG fold up cause of watermark" nonsense. Just had to vent it out as I kinda wanna know both sides of the supporter/hater of certain categories like Gunpla releases and model reviews.

Bringing it back on-topic. Broke the beam saber holder again and glued that thing.

http://i.imgur.com/I9vc93d.jpg

I dont mind the comments thing, too filled with no life's than actual people who know how to make proper comments

As for the GP-01, thats the RG? How did you break it? Im planning to get the kit so I sorta want to know. Was is just structurally weak or did you break it through accident?

ZeroXSEED 2013-12-09 22:35

Question from the noob

How to color the goddamned head vulcan in HG?

Skye629 2013-12-09 22:36

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Originally Posted by ZeroXSEED (Post 4938635)
Question from the noob

How to color the goddamned head vulcan in HG?

What kit?

I just use Gundam Marker paint pens and the lining ones for the black part/barrel, works good enough

ZeroXSEED 2013-12-09 22:38

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Originally Posted by Skye629 (Post 4938639)
I just use Gundam Marker paint pens and the lining ones for the black part/barrel, works good enough

Unfortunately, my gray pen is, well, large as typical

Guess I either experiment with brush or use pencil for it.

Skye629 2013-12-09 22:39

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Originally Posted by ZeroXSEED (Post 4938641)
Unfortunately, my gray pen is, well, large as typical

Guess I either experiment with brush or use pencil for it.

Is your pen a paint pen? If so you can try to get some of the paint out by pushing down on the tip and holding to get some of the paint out then go in with a fine tip brush

Aurelis 2013-12-09 22:41

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Originally Posted by Skye629 (Post 4938631)
I dont mind the comments thing, too filled with no life's than actual people who know how to make proper comments

As for the GP-01, thats the RG? How did you break it? Im planning to get the kit so I sorta want to know. Was is just structurally weak or did you break it through accident?

Yes, it's the RG GP01. When I panel line wash using Tamiya's enamel Panel Line Accent, I don't top coat the base plastic with gloss coat :p

Thus, all parts that are of thin plastic layer, like the beam saber's female peg and the circular gear cover for the knee, will become brittle and crack. It is sad but at least they gave you a total of 4 beam sabers, 2 for mounting on core fighter/backpack and 2 with male pegs for the hands. [I also broke the same part for RG Freedom, Justice, GP01 FB, RX-78-2]

But don't let that bother you, it's a great kit so far. I'm liking the details on this otherwise small unit. The corefighter's fun to build and combine with the torso and the details aren't too overwhelming. Plus, it's very stable and solid, unlike RG Zeta. One thing though, the torso may not feel as "tightly fit" due to the core fighter.

And for colouring head vulcans in HG, I choose the lazy way of dabbing the marker on it, and once dried, I scrape the excess lightly using a pen knife. There's sanding-like marking left as a result, which I cover using matte topcoat. But of course, that is a very lazy way to do it instead of using a toothpick and painting it or something :heh:

Shinobi2013 2013-12-10 00:19

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZeroXSEED (Post 4938635)
Question from the noob

How to color the goddamned head vulcan in HG?

A very very thin brush will do.

Anyway my custom HGUC RX-78 MSVs:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...psb56830d5.jpg

Aurelis 2013-12-10 00:29

Oooh, that's amazing. Makes me wanna see all of your collection, like the Wing series ones.

Do you use plaplate/putty for all the features or adopt parts from other kits like the old 1/144 kits?


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