Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Model Supply Loots

Well recently I'd been doing much more modding & detailing on my gunplas. And the only way to get any good results is to get the right tools. Here are some of what I've purchased recently:

G-Temple Chisel Set
I've previously used Mission Model Scribers to scribe my panel linings. But I found those quite clumsy & time consuming to use, since the tools are long and hard to keep a straight line unless I press lots of pressure on the tool, and the panel lines became too deep. But now, at the suggestion of Zeta_pla, I've purchased the G-Temple Chisel Set which is much much eaiser to use. Is shorter and allows a firm grip, the set itself comes with different sizes of chisel for more creativity when doing the panel lines. (Default chisel comes with 0.1mm, 0.2mm, 0.15mm, 0.3mm)

I've ordered an additional 0. 8 & 1.4 chisel as well. Some had ask how to scribe panel linings, and here is a simple image to show you how.

G-Temple Extension Parts
I ordered these to be used as internal extension for the 2 GN Drives on my HG 00 Raiser, this kit would be attached with the XN-Raiser.

SP Eyes
Got me some SP Eyes, which are circular metal part that can be inserted with a SP Eye Lenses (in various colors) for your usual Zeon mobile suits. I purchased both 4.0mm (MG) & 2.5mm (HG) sizes. Mainly I got these for my MG Sinanju that is on hold right now. One bad news thought, the seller forgot to send me my eye lenses...

G-Temple Head Vulcans
I just got these in case I start building any Gundam / GMs. I will be using them on my MG Sinanju too.

T-Thrusters & G-Thrusters
Never had any experience working with custom thrusters, so I got these to practice. Mainly I plan to use them for my MG Sinanju.
AM Decals
I've grew tired of waiting for MSG decals, which are usually sold out. So I ordered these so that I would have ample supplies of generic decals for my upcoming works.

Aurora Sticker (Cameleon sticker)...I don't know
The owner of MechaShunk was nice enough to include a sample Aurora sticker, which I had inquired about. These aurora sticker is great for the eye piece of the GM or Gundams. And the color of the sticker will change according to the base color of the paint. This will be fun to try.

Zippo Lighter Fluid
This is for making a enamel wash for panel lines & clean ups.

Clear Red Paint
In Los Angeles, is a pain in the behind to find any clear red paints... most everywhere are sold out and doesn't get re-stock. So I ended up just getting a spray can of clear red (last one in store). This will be used for all the clear part on the head for all my 00 gundam kits.
For those who are cares... my finger have gotten better. Just need one more visit to the doctor tommorrow and then I can continue my work on the HG 0 Gundam. More later...

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

HG 1/144 00 Raiser + GN Sword III Box Art

Box art of the HG 1/144 00 Raiser + GN Sword III
Release Date: Oct. 09
Price: 2,100 Yen

I knew I shoulda waited for this one before purchasing the previous HG 00 Raiser kit.... I want that GN Sword III!

Images from ToysDaily

FW Gundam STANDart Vol. 6

Images of the FW Gundam STANDart Vol. 6.
Release Date: December '09
Price: 4,158 Yen

Images from ToysDaily

Robot Damashii (Side MS) - Tamashii Web Shop Limited Merchandises

Updated images for a few Robot Damashii (Side MS) - Tamashii Web Shop Limited Merchandises.

Robot Damashii (Side MS) 0 Gundam
Pre Order Date: Sept. 30 '09
Release Date: Jan '10
Price: TBA

Robot Damashii (Side MS) Gaga
Pre Order Date: Sept. 30 '09
Release Date: Jan '10
Price: TBA

Robot Damashii (Side MS) Gaga Trans-Am Mode
Pre Order Date: Sept. 30 '09
Release Date: Jan '10
Price: TBA

Images from ToysDaily & CyberGundam

Monday, September 28, 2009

New Gunpla Released!!!

1/100 Cherudim Gundam Designers Color Ver.
Price: 3,000 Yen

1/100 Arios Gundam Designers Color Ver.
Price: 3,000 Yen

1/100 Seravee Gundam Designers Color Ver.
Price: 4,200 Yen

1/100 Regen Duel Gundam
Price: 2,500 Yen

1/100 Nix Providence Gundam
Price: 2,500 Yen

Images from Hobby Search

Friday, September 25, 2009

HG 1/144 O Gundam Worklog Preview & The Story of My Finger

So I have started working on the HG 1/144 0 Gundam. Basically I needed to build this kit to repay the local import games store owner for the PS3 Gundam Senki game. He was probably expecting a straight build & a clean paint job. But I just couldn't resist giving this kit a bit more detail, as the kit has a lot of potential.

So here is a preview of my first worklog, is incomplete... but I thought it would be a nice preview post, while I heal from my recent injury. (Click on the image to blow it up for better view)

Now for the story of my finger. So a week ago, I had a lead pencil (the lead portion) broke off inside my finger. Yeah It was an accident done to me by another person. So I had an operation yesterday, and now I can't do any harsh work with it for the coming week, since it is still bleeding. So the 0 Gundam will be delayed by one week.

PSP - Gundam Vs. Gundam Next Plus (Tokyo Game Show 2009)

(PSP) Gundam Vs. Gundam NEXT PLUS was shown at this year's Tokyo Game Show. The game will include more than 70 mobile suits. Hopefully we will get more info about this game from Famitsu soon. Here are a few game images from TGS 2009:

Release Date: December 3rd, 2009
Price: 6,279 Yen

Images from GA Graphics

HGUC 1/144 Kshatriya - Updated Images

Four larger preview images for the upcoming HGUC 1/144 Kshatriya (Click on them to see the larger image)

Release Date: Oct. 09
Price: 4,500 Yen

Images from ToyWorldForum

Thursday, September 24, 2009

PG 1/60 00 Gundam - Updated Promo Sheet

Some new images from the latest promo sheets for the PG 00 Gundam, including image of the 00 Raiser & accessories.

Images from ToyWorldForum

Gundam Ace (Nov. Issue) - Gundam UC 0096 Related Scans

Some Gundam UC scans from this month Gundam Ace magazine.

Images from SRWHotNews

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Robot Damashii (Side MS) - Gundam Exia Repair Limited Tamashii Shop Item

Here are some updated images for the limited Tamashii shop item Robot Damashii (Side MS) - Gundam Exia Repair.
Released Date: Dec. 09
Price: 2,625 Yen

Images from ToysDaily

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