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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Thu May 17, 2018 1:37 pm

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ZeroWolf wrote:A quick search has yielded only an add on kit by a 3rd party company though there is a rg 1/144 scale kit for the quant gundam. Though interestingly I've also found pictures of a mg full saber but there's no writeup to say if it's the normal master grade with the add on or a full kit brought out by Bandai.

Got the same results in my investigation. But judging from something I saw on Twitter, they might just be revealing one soon...
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Thu May 17, 2018 5:47 pm

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Blue Frame is definitely my favorite of the bunch. And Barbatos was the most fun to build.

I did discover while trying to do some better poses though that Quant just does not like to hold his sword. It was so irritating to finally get him to hold all his pieces together. 30 minutes of trying to get him to stay together!
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Fri May 18, 2018 12:38 am

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What's next on your list then?
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Fri May 18, 2018 4:22 am

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Sigma Magnus wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:A quick search has yielded only an add on kit by a 3rd party company though there is a rg 1/144 scale kit for the quant gundam. Though interestingly I've also found pictures of a mg full saber but there's no writeup to say if it's the normal master grade with the add on or a full kit brought out by Bandai.

Got the same results in my investigation. But judging from something I saw on Twitter, they might just be revealing one soon...

I WAS RIGHT OH MY GOD

https://twitter.com/HobbySite/status/997295986807525376
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Fri May 18, 2018 5:48 am

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Nice :-) another one for the list
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Sun May 20, 2018 7:19 pm

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ZeroWolf wrote:What's next on your list then?

I think I am gonna take a break from buying putting together for now. I like the 3 I have, so I'm gonna pose them and display them for a while.

I am getting that Flame Toys Prime though, that guy will look pretty good alongside the Gundam dudes. I even have a story planned out where FoC Prime scans a Gundam in a universe where he cannot Transform and must fit into the human aesthetic to properly fight evil, or something like that.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Sun May 20, 2018 7:29 pm

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I wanna try that Prime kit too. I just wish they'd show more neutral pics of it.

So I want an MG Exia Repair III at some point, but the only way I can get one is apparently with an unofficial add-on for the MG Repair II. Where do I order one and are they any good?
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Mon May 21, 2018 1:00 am

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I would have thought that either hobby link Japan would have them or at a stretch, Amazon. While not gundams, I do want to dabble in the mini-pla kits I've seen, mainly the GaoGaiGar ones. I too want that prime and a few of the other ones they are planning to produce, I don't need head cannon for those guys, I'll just pretend studio trigger have animated a series featuring them ;-) (they have a definite style which fits them to a tee)
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Thu May 31, 2018 2:30 pm

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Can't have it for a month (graduation party gift), but I have acquired my favorite mobile suit! The MG version is my Gunpla Holy Grail.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Thu May 31, 2018 3:11 pm

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Nice! I love the 'dark' version of that as well. I need to rewatch that season at some point. There will be no more gunpla for me for a while as I've got a book to save for...
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:04 pm

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I finished watching Build Fighters, and started Try. Gotta say, out of all the Gundam stuff I've watched so far, they're my favorites.

Oh, and I've successfully got some people hooked on Gunpla. Including Qwan. :lol:
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:24 am

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Sigma Magnus wrote:I finished watching Build Fighters, and started Try. Gotta say, out of all the Gundam stuff I've watched so far, they're my favorites.

Oh, and I've successfully got some people hooked on Gunpla. Including Qwan. :lol:

Nice work sigma! Glad to hear you're enjoying build fighters, I do love it.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:25 pm

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I have the newer HGUC Gundam Mk-II and RX-78-2 on the way, with like...six action bases.

Also, I wanna get a Gundam Unicorn, Banshee/Banshee Norn, and Sinanju. But I can't decide if I should get the RGs or the HGUC ones. I want the former because I've heard great things about the engineering involved, but once I build them I'd probably just leave them in destroy mode, and I've heard the Sinanju isn't very solid. But then I'm worried about the HGs not looking as good, and about how the Sinanju uses stickers for the gold instead of parts separation. Any suggestions?
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:14 am

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I think the hguc look alright though the gold on the sinanju is problematic. I myself plan in sticking with the hguc...I might paint the sinanju gold to make it better.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Roadbuster » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:39 am

Did the MG Sinanju a few years back. Loved that kit. Definitely the tallest MG to date. For the gold, I just stuck with the stickers. I took one good look at the decals and the parts they go on and said "nope".
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:50 am

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I'm not too keen on painting, and I wanna stick to 1/144th scale. Still, thanks!

Watched some reviews, and decided on getting the RGs, as well as the red version of the HG Full Armor.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:02 pm

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You'll have to let us know how they turn out :-)
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:03 pm

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You'll be waiting awhile. :lol: Just making sure my wishlist is in order, figuring out what I want in advance.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:52 pm

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Finally ordered an MG Exia! Can't wait for it to get here, but I have plenty of HGs arriving in the meantime.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:00 pm

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You've caught the gunpla bug hard didn't you :lol:
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:02 pm

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ZeroWolf wrote:You've caught the gunpla bug hard didn't you :lol:

Oh, you have no idea. :lol:
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:02 pm

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How have you progressed with the various gundam anime?
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:03 pm

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Not a whole lot, I'm just at the tail end of Try. Need to get back to 00 and Wing...
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:26 am

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Don't forget the island wars ova after Try. It's not very long but features some fun cameos from both seasons of build fighters.
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Re: The Gundam Thread

Postby Sigma Magnus » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:58 am

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Thanks! Once all those are cleared up, think I'll try Build Divers and Unicorn Re:0096...
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