Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Mon, 24 May 1999 17:19:58 -0700 (MST)
> > WIERD! You mean the front skirts open up, right?
> Yep. See the last couple of Hobby Japan issues for pictures. This gives
> the Guncannon plenty of freedom to swivel its legs forward.
Excellent! So it can sit down and everything. The arms look reasonably
> > The Guncannon apparently does come with some extra barrels but whether
> >we're gonna get lucky and get some 0080 or 0083 style barrels (Yeah!) or
> The alternate barrels are the spray missile launchers designed for the
Spray Missile Launchers? I don't really recall those, what do they look
like? These aren't boxy things are they?
> original series. You couldn't really swap in 0080- or 0083-style retracting
> barrels without redesigning the backpack completely. And that would be a
> retcon of the type that fans typically detest...
Yeah yeah, but it would still be nice to get some modernized looking
weapons at least. I'm thinking a change of feet with something (anything!)
a little smaller might do the trick though.
> >modernized Gundam design packaged as if it came from the 70s! Wierd.
> And according to the G-Goods newsletter, it won't have poly caps after
> all. In effect, it's the '70s kit with '90s detailing. Ah well, we can
Yep, that's what I suspected... it seems more like some kinda wierd
publicity stunt than something that will really sell... I bet it needs
On the other hand, at that price and so cheap it's ripe for kitbashing
and tearing up for parts.... still, the lack of polycaps is really kinda
> always hope for a pricier but fancier 1/144 makeover with color molding and
> poly caps...
Nyeah, I don't think it's too likely... if it was gonna happen it would
most likely have been #1 in the Revival series....
On the other hand, we're gonna get the new MS-in-action PG version!
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