Re: [gundam] 1/30 Gundam and Zaku??


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Mon, 1 Feb 1999 23:52:18 -0800


>On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Mark Kuettner wrote:
>> Does anybody know the deal with the 1/30 Gundam and Zaku in the
>> September 98 issue of Hobby Japan?? Are these cardboard models or
>> plastic??
>
>I haven't seen the models in question but based on the scale cited it
>could be one of two things:
>
>- The current series of "papercraft" models that are making the rounds
>these days.

Yeap, that's the one. The Gundam ones at least come with weapons in hand.
The Eva ones come in a lame stance and have no weapon.

>- Old Bubblecast kits. These were actually made of Styrofoam, and didn't
>last too well through the years. You can see a picture of one at:
>
>http://www.cooljapanesetoys.com/monthly/0198/0198images/defining/zaku.gif

That's the MS-06R Black Trinity high mobility Zaku II from a long time ago...
one of the rare kits never reissued by Bandai!!!

Eddie

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