It's been quite the while since I've posted anything Gunpla related around these parts. Part of that has been due the frustratingly slow progress on my MG Delta Plus.
In my earlier review of the Delta Plus I mentioned that the feet have a habit of collapsing forward due to the weight and a loose joint in the foot. Since then it seems that I'm not the only one to experience the issue and figure it worthwhile to offer up some suggestions. I'm sure there will be more advanced solutions from the more experienced community members but what I offer are quick fixes. Nothing spectacular, nothing glamorous, but more than enough to mitigate the issue.
Fix 1 - Super Glue
As I mentioned in my review I figure the super glue trick might be able to help with the foot issue. After giving it a go I've found the results very satisfactory...
The MG Delta Plus was an instant day one purchase. Another in the line of fantastic designs from Gundam Unicorn, the Delta Plus is a worthy descendant of Kazumi Fujita's famous Zeta Gundam. Like him, or hate him, I think Hajime Katoki's Delta is fantastic. Design wise it's hard to argue against the aesthetics, but how would it fare as a Master Grade kit? As any Gundam modeler will tell you Bandai doesn't have the greatest of track record when it comes to transforming kits, both within and outside of the Zeta inspired lineage. So how well does this newest addition hold up? Let's take a look...
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