Re: [gundam] BIG OT: Macross models


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Wed, 24 Mar 1999 23:57:09 -0800


>At 01:07 3/23/99 -0800, you wrote:
>>The closest thing is the Valkyrie II from Macross II. It's a snap-
>>together kit, but quality is still not as good as the Gundam kits that
>>came out around the same time period.
>
> Just noticed this mail. (^_^")
>
> I bought 2 Valk IIs. It's in no way comparable to a Gundam kit, not
>even the old HG (those System-Injection kits are still the best, IMHO... at
>least till the MGs came out..). Still, it's an easy kit to put together
>(you'll need a screwdriver though), but the problem is that the kit comes
>in, well, a funny colour.. white and ,erm, khaki? a yellowish green that
>_sort of_ resembles the anime colours. But all the other details you'll have
>to paint on, and I'm not that good. Compared to the 1/72 Valks from Macross,
>this is a breeze to put together.

I'd character the color as closer to olive green. The best part about the
kit is, of course, the glue-free aspect of it. However, this would be an
ugly kit if you do not paint and detail it up really good.

> P.S. Just got my hands on a 1/100 Defender kit. Yah! \(^_^)/ Now to
>look for a Spartan kit.... anyone knows whether Arii ever came out with a
>Tomahawk kit? =)

There's been a Tomahawk reissue for the 15th Anniversary, but I do not
remeber if this was an ARII or Bandai (Imai) kit.

Eddie

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