Gunpla

New Bandai Clear Part Campaign Releases

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Just saw these listed on HLJ with a 15% Early Bird discount. Their release is news to me, haven't seen any pictures beyond the first batch released...

February
Hi-Nu Gundam ($65)
God Gundam ($23)
Ball Ver. Ka ($19)
YMS-15 Gyan ($33)
MS-09 Dom ($27)
Kaempfer ($37)

March
MSN-04 Sazabi ($74)
RX-79(G) ($28)
Gundam Exia ($35)
RX-75 Guntank ($44)

If I missed any please let me know!

MG Nu Gundam - Clear Part Campaign Review

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One kit I managed to acquire recently was the re-released MG Nu Gundam w/ clear parts per Bandai's "Clear Part Campaign."

I say re-released because unlike the MG Victory w/ clear parts, which featured the initial release with an extra runner thrown in and a slip on the box, the MG Nu box is all new. Well, and all new print. The design is the same, just a yellow banner around the outside, some new tags, a picture on one side of the clear parts.

All of the other runners are exactly the same as before, but now there's an additional clear "G" runner. It contains parts for the fin funnels as well as the outer armor for one leg and one arm.

So, without further ado, some poor snap shots of the clear parts themselves...

Bandai MG Victory Gundam Ver. Ka Review

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Welcome to my review of Bandai's Master Grade Victory Gundam, Ver. Ka. Since this isn't a straight build I've broken up my review into two segments. The first talking about the kit itself and the second a review of my design and paint choices.

Note that for some images in my review I use images from dalong.net's review. Let's just say I'm too frustrated/lazy to transform and photograph.

The Kit

The Victory Gundam is one of my favorite Gundams from a design perspective. To me its simple design and functionality are more aesthetic than anything from SEED or 00.

Dry Brushing Tutorial, finally done!

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Behold, the legs of my MG Victory Gundam...

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What a fucking nightmare this kit has become. A full review should be coming soon. Bah.

In the meantime, I finally finished the dry brushing tutorial for the Guide. It only took so long to post because I've been faaar to lazy.

Also, enjoy the typos and bad grammar while it lasts. I'm bound to properly proof read sometime this week...

Don't mind me, just showing off the size of my sword

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As some of you may or may not know, I've been working on my Master Grade Astra Blue Frame, 2nd Revise. Or as I lovingly pronounce, MGABF2ndR.

I decided to spice things up by giving the blue some metal flake.

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I've begun to line and add details, which is taking longer than I expected. Partly because there are a lot of details, partly because Orson Scott Card is amazing.

Here, under a harsh flash, you can see a half touched up sword.

Zombie Nemo, Gunpla Guide, Updates

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A huge update with regards to my Night of the Living Nemo project. Huge as in, half way finished! Check out the images currently at the bottom of the project page.

In addition I've made several updates to the Gunpla Guide. Including,

Broke up the guides between intermediate and beginner levels
Lots of additions to the Miscellaneous Equipment page
New images and a few better descriptions on the Detailing & Painting Equipment page
Added glue to the General Building Equipment page
Gave the Detail Line Guide it's own page
Fixed minor spelling and grammar mistakes that result from never proofreading

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