Re: [gundam] Silhouette Formula 91 kits, any good?

Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Tue, 2 Feb 1999 16:22:40 -0700 (MST)

> Are these kits any good? Are they molded in the correct colors? What about the
> beam sabers?

  Well, basically all those cluster of 1/100 kits that came out on the
heels of the F-91 series are all well-jointed, molded in colors (in some
cases with System Injection!) come with clear green eyepieces and
sabers/shields, and are of pretty good quality model-wise (certainly
better than alot of the stuff that came out after them). They are of
near-HG quality for _their_ time, which means HG in our current time.

  Their biggest problem wsa somewhat weak joints in places, occassionally
disproportionate limbs, a very unoriginal and over-cluttered design style,
and in general just too many thruster nozzles and fiddly bits. They do,
however, make great kits for scratchbuilding (which is what I use them
for). You should see my Vigna Zirah Cannon!


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