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Appel 2012-03-03 15:42

someone on gundam-eclipse pointed out an interesting fact about the MG banshee:

http://i628.photobucket.com/albums/u...20kits/Bn1.png

apparently they replaced some grey frame pieces with clear orange psycho frame pieces, its visible in the legs and in the sideskirts. they probably did it because the banshee has some yellow vents in the legs and the skirts.
this is a pretty lame way to do it though and it means that the banshee will need some work to look perfect :T

kakakka 2012-03-03 16:34

Is it MG or HG? The pic has me thinking HG...

Appel 2012-03-03 17:27

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Originally Posted by kakakka (Post 4037026)
Is it MG or HG? The pic has me thinking HG...

no, its the MG. the HG doesnt have any clear orange pieces^^
also, look at the shoulders. they can clearly transform so it HAS to be the MG.

Bonta Kun 2012-03-03 17:55

Quote:

Originally Posted by Appel (Post 4037061)
no, its the MG. the HG doesnt have any clear orange pieces^^
also, look at the shoulders. they can clearly transform so it HAS to be the MG.

Question who is this person with a MG Banshee then?

Where the hell did they get it?

Someone sneak one outta the building or something cause from what I know the MG isn't out yet.

maknaedik 2012-03-03 18:06

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Originally Posted by Bonta Kun (Post 4037089)
Question who is this person with a MG Banshee then?

Where the hell did they get it?

Someone sneak one outta the building or something cause from what I know the MG isn't out yet.

There are those who can get MGs even before its release, though I have no idea how they get it. Maybe they are shop owners that receives samples just like GG Infinite?

Oh wait, this is just insane T_T

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net...56735007_n.jpg

RX93-2 2012-03-03 18:12

I guess it depends on how the Banshee looks animated, It has different weapons compared to the Unicorn so maybe it also has more Psychoframe in it's body in the OVA.

Appel 2012-03-03 18:14

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bonta Kun (Post 4037089)
Question who is this person with a MG Banshee then?

Where the hell did they get it?

Someone sneak one outta the building or something cause from what I know the MG isn't out yet.

photos like this pop up often^^ i remember seeing photos of the HG AGE kits a good month before they came out.
it could also be a production sample of the final product and a bandai employee is showing it off.

Quote:

Originally Posted by RX93-2 (Post 4037107)
I guess it depends on how the Banshee looks animated, It has different weapons compared to the Unicorn so maybe it also has more Psychoframe in it's body in the OVA.

as far as i can see the new OVA weapons should have psycho frame pieces, too. makes sense since they are being deployed when the NT-D activates :P

HasuMasu 2012-03-03 21:42

Quote:

Originally Posted by maknaedik (Post 4037101)
There are those who can get MGs even before its release, though I have no idea how they get it. Maybe they are shop owners that receives samples just like GG Infinite?

Oh wait, this is just insane T_T

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net...56735007_n.jpg

What is that? :eek:

Rising Dragon 2012-03-03 22:02

Something we can expect to see in Kio's time.

Bonta Kun 2012-03-03 22:16

I soooo need to be one of these peoples, would really quite like to get my hands on some of this stuff before everyone else just so I can go "Hell Yeah look at what I got!":heh:

And a Dragon Gundam?

Does that really show up in AGE?

If so I think I may have to finally go check it out now:p

Rising Dragon 2012-03-03 22:17

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Originally Posted by Bonta Kun (Post 4037297)
I soooo need to be one of these peoples, would really quite like to get my hands on some of this stuff before everyone else just so I can go "Hell Yeah look at what I got!":heh:

And a Dragon Gundam?

Does that really show up in AGE?

If so I think I may have to finally go check it out now:p

Gafrans have had a dragon-ish mobile armor form since the start. This won't be appearing until Asem's arc is over, though.

maknaedik 2012-03-03 22:27

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Originally Posted by Rising Dragon (Post 4037301)
Gafrans have had a dragon-ish mobile armor form since the start. This won't be appearing until Asem's arc is over, though.

Maybe Bandai thought that Gafran wasn't dragon enough. Now, they gave us a full one.

Looking at its price, I think it won't be as tall as Kshatriya, but just a bit taller than your usual MS.

HasuMasu 2012-03-03 22:30

That thing looks insane, what the hell is Wolf's suit going to look like in Generation III!?

I may not live through the awesome.

casval cehack 2012-03-04 00:10

Quote:

Originally Posted by Detective-san (Post 4037313)
That thing looks insane, what the hell is Wolf's suit going to look like in Generation III!?

I may not live through the awesome.

Are you suggesting something actually woolfish like a Lagowe or even transformable like the Gaia Gundam?

@Appel - Yeah, It would be great if Bandai actually made an official and upscaled Evolve Nu (like the 1/144 "Gundoom" version).

Currently building the RG Skygrasper. Can't wait to make this pose -> http://livedoor.blogimg.jp/hacchaka/...1/a186c902.jpg

bio9205 2012-03-04 01:25

The Veigan dragon thing looks awesome. Just when I thought they were over with the dragon transformation with the second gen suits all lacking a transformation.

Also, doesn't the Banshee have yellow vents while in Unicorn mode? I remember seeing that in a lineart somewhere.

And finally, if only this was real:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pMk7IdPGlF...3g/s640/19.jpg

I'd totally pay a bomb for that.

maknaedik 2012-03-04 05:16

Quote:

Originally Posted by bio9205 (Post 4037473)
The Veigan dragon thing looks awesome. Just when I thought they were over with the dragon transformation with the second gen suits all lacking a transformation.

Also, doesn't the Banshee have yellow vents while in Unicorn mode? I remember seeing that in a lineart somewhere.

And finally, if only this was real:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pMk7IdPGlF...3g/s640/19.jpg

I'd totally pay a bomb for that.

I want one badly too. I mean, it's been a while since we had a giant HG.

casval cehack 2012-03-04 05:22

Quote:

Originally Posted by maknaedik (Post 4037683)
I want one badly too. I mean, it's been a while since we had a giant HG.

This sample looks tiny next to the HGUC Juaggu. Maybe a HG Mechanics.

RX93-2 2012-03-04 05:26

Quote:

Originally Posted by Detective-san (Post 4037313)
That thing looks insane, what the hell is Wolf's suit going to look like in Generation III!?

I may not live through the awesome.

Seeing how wolf is around 50 now I doubt he will still be on active duty in Gen3.
I suspect Arisa (Dique's kid) to be the new ace in gen3 for some reason.

maknaedik 2012-03-05 04:11

nike, the regular contributor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...XyBqlU#t=1564s

pumpkins 2012-03-05 08:08

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Originally Posted by maknaedik (Post 4039010)

:)

did anyone enter the hlj competition? didnt manage to get my kit completed in time. :(

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-03-05 08:42

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Originally Posted by pumpkins (Post 4039173)
:) did anyone enter the hlj competition? didnt manage to get my kit completed in time. :(

Yeah, If anyone here enter it, I want to see the kit.

Btw, there’s not much activity here. Maybe, it’s time for some sharing? :D
Finally, I get a little extra money to spend. Now I can hunt down items from my ‘must-buy’ list. First, comes 1/100 Exia Roll Out Color:
This marks my first Exia kit. I bought this to test how good Exia kit is. Turns out that it’s a solid kit. Almost all parts are solid. The only part that is flimsy is the saber holder on Exia’s waist. I do like the ‘roll-out’ color scheme very much over the original. It’s not too crowded but not dull either. Plus, I get it on sale. I spent a total amount of $17 for this kit to arrive at my house.

Next target would be MG Epyon. I’ve ordered it and it’s on its way right now.

maknaedik 2012-03-05 08:48

Quote:

Originally Posted by pumpkins (Post 4039173)
:)

did anyone enter the hlj competition? didnt manage to get my kit completed in time. :(

Even though I want to join that and GMAC contest, I can't. I'll return into painting by April.

kakakka 2012-03-05 11:37

I somehow got the HG Age-2 Normal, and the only 2 huge complain I have are the plain legs and that hole underneath the knees. The upper part looks good and I really liked the head after putting some lines.

suiton629 2012-03-05 12:48

Quote:

Originally Posted by kakakka (Post 4039355)
I somehow got the HG Age-2 Normal, and the only 2 huge complain I have are the plain legs and that hole underneath the knees. The upper part looks good and I really liked the head after putting some lines.

And that's where the MG comes in later... =P

MG kits ftw!

suiton629 2012-03-05 12:49

Bandai!!! Where's the MG Wing Zero (TV) and MG Wing Zero (OVA Version)

! I'm not talking about MG Wing Zero Custom. !
! I'm talking about a revised version of that using the MG Wing Gundam (TV)'s frame. !

HiddenMessage 2012-03-05 13:37

Wow the Exia Roll-out colors look amazing as well. Did any of the first Seed gundams get that? I kinda want a Strike without Phase-Shift Armor.

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-03-05 13:55

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Originally Posted by HiddenMessage (Post 4039455)
Wow the Exia Roll-out colors look amazing as well. Did any of the first Seed gundams get that? I kinda want a Strike without Phase-Shift Armor.

I’m not sure about model kit, but I think there’s an action figure of ‘deactivate mode’ Strike. Btw, if you want a ‘deactivate mode’ of Freedom, you can get it in RG, but I think it’s a limited edition or something like that.

Correction: Apparently, there IS a RG Strike Deactive Mode. Here's the link:
http://gundamguy.blogspot.com/2012/0...strike_24.html
and pics:
http://gundamcentury.com/wp-content/...y-gundam-x.jpg
http://gundamcentury.com/wp-content/...ki-665x359.jpg

kakakka 2012-03-05 14:22

Searching in dalong, there was an MG phase shift deactivated Strike, but its limited edition from the looks of it.

Araxiel 2012-03-05 14:48

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Originally Posted by pumpkins (Post 4039173)
:)

did anyone enter the hlj competition? didnt manage to get my kit completed in time. :(

I entered with a painted HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2, into Intermediate.

Appel 2012-03-05 14:57

Quote:

Originally Posted by HiddenMessage (Post 4039455)
Wow the Exia Roll-out colors look amazing as well. Did any of the first Seed gundams get that? I kinda want a Strike without Phase-Shift Armor.

there is a MG version of the strike without the phaseshift colors: http://dalong.net/review/mg/ml10/ml10_p.htm
other than that its the regular MG aile strike^^

i also finished something today^^
http://www.abload.de/img/img_0064-kopiek9kzz.jpg

this is definitely the most basic MG model i have ever built. it cant even bend the feet XD
it does look awesome though! i always loved the design of the RX-79(G) and i always wanted to have its MG! mainly because i dont like the Ez8 at all...
but it did need some paint. the beam rifle is painted white, otherwise it would have been just a grey chunk of plastic :P

and the dry transfer decals SUCKED. bandai sure has come a long way since 1999!

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-03-05 15:34

The RG Deactive Strike does look better than its MG counterpart. The MG just looks so washed out.

@Appel
Good job with the RX-79. Hey, old kits are awesome in their own way, you know ^^.

About the dry-transfer, if you deal with old dry-transfer decals, once you put them on, make sure to NEVER touch the spot again XD. Unless you want them wiped out. I already experience it with the decals on Alex Gundam’s chest T-T.

Appel 2012-03-05 15:43

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Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4039563)
The RG Deactive Strike does look better than its MG counterpart. The MG just looks so washed out.

@Appel
Good job with the RX-79. Hey, old kits are awesome in their own way, you know ^^.

About the dry-transfer, if you deal with old dry-transfer decals, once you put them on, make sure to NEVER touch the spot again XD. Unless you want them wiped out. I already experience it with the decals on Alex Gundam’s chest T-T.

its true, the RG does look better. but if you want a 1/100 phase shift off version than the MG is the only way to go as far as i know^^

and its true! old models need some love as well. and i do love this model! it looks awesome and was interesting to put together. its not like that i regret buying it, im glad that i have it.
it IS a great candidate for a version 2.0 though^^ it has a ton of other flaws (like it cant hold the weapons AT ALL without some sticky tack) and a new version would add a lot of details.

the decal seems to stay on rather well though. all the armor pieces are top coated so i suppose they stay on a little better because of that. they just didnt let go of their plastic sheet though, that was the only problem.
the layout of the sheet was also terrible. you get numbers from 0 to 9 and they were all really close together... im glad that i managed to get the 081 on its right shoulder like that!
there were also some arrows but those didnt work at all.

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-03-05 15:59

Quote:

Originally Posted by Appel (Post 4039571)
its true, the RG does look better. but if you want a 1/100 phase shift off version than the MG is the only way to go as far as i know^^

Sadly, it is true.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Appel (Post 4039571)
the decal seems to stay on rather well though. all the armor pieces are top coated so i suppose they stay on a little better because of that. they just didnt let go of their plastic sheet though, that was the only problem.
the layout of the sheet was also terrible. you get numbers from 0 to 9 and they were all really close together... im glad that i managed to get the 081 on its right shoulder like that!
there were also some arrows but those didnt work at all.

Some decals does stay better than others even though they're from the same sheet, just like the 'ALEX' letters on Alex Gundam's shield which won't fade or slide-off no matter how hard you rub it. The 'NT-1' mark on the chest is a different case though. It really is a mystery :uhoh:. Top-coat does help. Also, the decals' persistence on the sheet is also the problem I forgot to mention. As for the numbers that are close together, you can always cut them before applying. ;)

Appel 2012-03-05 16:03

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Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4039592)
As for the numbers that are close together, you can always cut them before applying. ;)

well, yeah sure^^ but then all you have left is a tiny bit of the plastic sheet with the decal on it which makes it really hard to apply it properly :P
but the big 08 on the shield was the most important one, anyway and that worked pretty well so its ok^^
one thing that i find weird though is that the decals say "EFSF" even though this is the ground-attack version of the gundam. so in theory it should be "EFGF" instead... i hate it when they give us wrong decals XD thats exactly why i hate the new metal build freedom as well.

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-03-05 16:10

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Originally Posted by Appel (Post 4039595)
well, yeah sure^^ but then all you have left is a tiny bit of the plastic sheet with the decal on it which makes it really hard to apply it properly :P
but the big 08 on the shield was the most important one, anyway and that worked pretty well so its ok^^
one thing that i find weird though is that the decals say "EFSF" even though this is the ground-attack version of the gundam. so in theory it should be "EFGF" instead... i hate it when they give us wrong decals XD thats exactly why i hate the new metal build freedom as well.

LOL, I guess I'm good with tiny sheets. :D

About the EFSF, yea, it's weird for a ground troops to be labeled that way. Maybe the ground forces is just a branch?:confused: Maybe the EF's main military organization is indeed the EFSF, so everything military from EF is labeled that way?:confused:

Appel 2012-03-05 16:14

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Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4039603)
LOL, I guess I'm good with tiny sheets. :D

About the EFSF, yea, it's weird for a ground troops to be labeled that way. Maybe the ground forces is just a branch?:confused: Maybe the EF's main military organization is indeed the EFSF, so everything military from EF is labeled that way?:confused:

well, their main battle tank is labeled as EFGF and in unicorn eposide 4 some of the GM variations were labeled as EFF.
oh well. space is cooler than the ground, anyway ;D

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-03-05 17:02

Appel, how about RX-79's main cannon? Can the hands & arms hold it properly, or does it need the shield as additional support?

Appel 2012-03-05 17:11

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Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4039655)
Appel, how about RX-79's main cannon? Can the hands & arms hold it properly, or does it need the shield as additional support?

since i didnt want to display it with that big thing i havent really tried that yet^^ but since it cant even hold the machine gun and the beam rifle without sticky tack i suppose that it cant hold the main gun, too.

suiton629 2012-03-05 19:10

Oh yea~

MG Age-1 Titus!
http://gundamguy.blogspot.com/2012/0...review-by.html

Appel 2012-03-05 19:21

im loving the posable thumb^^ the static thumb on previous MGs always looked SO awkward :P its just weirdly sticking out all the time, there is just no way to pose the hands without making it look funny. but with this posable hand that isnt as bad anymore! i really hope they do that with other new MGs as well!


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