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LoweGear 2011-04-05 11:37

Quote:

Originally Posted by Butagami (Post 3559008)
aaaand more reason to worry for Kuroi: No sight or mentioning of the beamsword :S

HLJ's particular descriptions of any model aren't really the most accurate of any site I've seen.

And just in case anyone missed the english version of the promotional poster I was talking about:

http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/4245/27202250.th.jpg

Read lower right:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Promo Poster

"Beam Sword x 1"

"Soft Cable x 1"

Hence, nothing to worry about.

*******

Two new images of the MG 00 Raiser:

http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/9140/1cayr0ks1.th.jpg
http://img863.imageshack.us/img863/186/2ca8cq4qd.th.jpg

Kuroi Hadou 2011-04-05 11:49

I'm still surprised we haven't seen the beam sword yet...

Bandai has really stepped it up with their MG kits lately, haven't they? :D

LoweGear 2011-04-05 11:52

There's still two more months till the MG Epyon gets released. LOTS of time for the model mags and promotionals to show off the Beam Sword once they get around to it.

Kuroi Hadou 2011-04-05 12:13

Quote:

Originally Posted by LoweGear (Post 3559075)
There's still two more months till the MG Epyon gets released. LOTS of time for the model mags and promotionals to show off the Beam Sword once they get around to it.

I'm wondering if maybe they actually changed the design mid-production for some reason?

LoweGear 2011-04-05 13:17

I actually think they did change it at least once: look at the legs of the initial linearts and the actual model.

The actual model has two knee blades just like the original Okawara version, while the initial lineart only has one, and the lineart lacks the tooth line on the foot that suggest the presence of the opening mouth.

velocity7 2011-04-05 14:19

ELS GN-XIV pics (mod to existing HG GN-X603T GN-X model kit):

http://i54.tinypic.com/27y1mky.jpg
http://i55.tinypic.com/260er8g.jpg

SonicSP 2011-04-05 16:37

Quote:

Originally Posted by velocity7 (Post 3559205)
ELS GN-XIV pics (mod to existing HG GN-X603T GN-X model kit):

http://i54.tinypic.com/27y1mky.jpg
http://i55.tinypic.com/260er8g.jpg

Oh kind people at Bandai, if you actually make a real HG GN-X IV you could save these people the trouble of modding them so much.............:(

My favourite aspect of the ELS GN-X IV has been the Drive Cone, which always reminded me of the GN-X III's lance and in this case it was literally made from it.

I wish they colored the beam saber purple though.

JC... 2011-04-06 15:18

Quote:

Originally Posted by SonicSP (Post 3559361)
Oh kind people at Bandai, if you actually make a real HG GN-X IV you could save these people the trouble of modding them so much.............:(


Modding is actually pretty fun. xD

GN0010 Nosferatu 2011-04-06 17:34

Quote:

Originally Posted by velocity7 (Post 3559205)
ELS GN-XIV pics (mod to existing HG GN-X603T GN-X model kit):

http://i54.tinypic.com/27y1mky.jpg
http://i55.tinypic.com/260er8g.jpg

Ya know for a second there, it looked like the ELS GN-XIV has a slightly elongated head.

LoweGear 2011-04-06 22:11

Larger, better quality image of the MG 00 Raiser painted:

http://img42.imageshack.us/img42/878/1cavmbjls.th.jpg

:love:

SonicSP 2011-04-07 00:12

Quote:

Originally Posted by LoweGear (Post 3560855)
Larger, better quality image of the MG 00 Raiser painted:

http://img42.imageshack.us/img42/878/1cavmbjls.th.jpg

:love:

What exactly do you mean by painted?

It looks very nice, easily my favorite MG pic to date.

LoweGear 2011-04-07 00:41

Quote:

Originally Posted by SonicSP (Post 3560986)
What exactly do you mean by painted?

Painted, as in painted model. These painted images are the ones Bandai releases when showing off the model in its "complete" state. This is in contrast to the unpainted previews shown in hobby magazines, which show the model as they look OOB (out-of-box) with no after work.

~Destiny~ 2011-04-07 02:52

Is that a giant seam line above the GN SwordIII handle I see? :heh:

pumpkins 2011-04-07 12:35

Quote:

Originally Posted by ~Destiny~ (Post 3561119)
Is that a giant seam line above the GN SwordIII handle I see? :heh:

yup. but i guess they'll put it off as a panel line. :D

SonicSP 2011-04-07 17:21

Quote:

Originally Posted by LoweGear (Post 3561011)
Painted, as in painted model. These painted images are the ones Bandai releases when showing off the model in its "complete" state. This is in contrast to the unpainted previews shown in hobby magazines, which show the model as they look OOB (out-of-box) with no after work.

So aside from better textures after painting, is there anything actually missing from this out of the box that we know of at the moment?

LoweGear 2011-04-07 20:58

For the MG 00 Raiser, the only thing we haven't seen from it are its decals and markings. Otherwise we've seen all there is to it of the MG 00 Raiser's features.

SonicSP 2011-04-08 01:47

Quote:

Originally Posted by LoweGear (Post 3562201)
For the MG 00 Raiser, the only thing we haven't seen from it are its decals and markings. Otherwise we've seen all there is to it of the MG 00 Raiser's features.

I meant from a color perspective, is it known to be missing any colors here and there? Out of the box that is.

Of course, I'm mostly a HG guy so I'm used to filling up the gaps but I thought most MGs had it complete already (just talking about the completeness of the out of box colors, of course it can always be further improved or re-colored by yourself). I'd rather not do it these days since I'm much busier now that I study abroad.

LoweGear 2011-04-08 01:57

Asides from the optional panel lines, don't see anything that would need major coloring for the MG 00-Raiser. Most MG's nowadays are made to be color accurate out of the box anyhow.

MakubeX2 2011-04-08 09:53

http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/2...1845353136.jpg

Porportion of SD models to come ? OTOH, this has to be the thinnest interpretation of the Sazabi ever.

Kuroi Hadou 2011-04-08 17:02

Quote:

Originally Posted by MakubeX2 (Post 3562839)
OTOH, this has to be the thinnest interpretation of the Sazabi ever.

I actually did a double take because its outline looked like the Sinanju. :heh:


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