Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Sat, 28 Aug 1999 13:25:35 -0700


>On Fri, 27 Aug 1999 23:44:25 -0700 Edward Ju <gundam@loop.com> writes:
>
>> The GM was the 2nd kit from the series, so it suffers from
>> lame-polycap-tis.
>
>Oh, blah. I try to wiggle it around a byt so they seat correctly, but
>especially in the legs it's jammed enough to seperate the two halves a
>bit. I'll have to superglue 'em,

If the polycap is too tight or too big, try shaving off a bit off the
surface with your knife.

>> >Oh, and I'm *very*
>> >disappointed they couldn't do its visor in clear green plastic. They
>> >managed it for the 0080 and *this* one is HG...
>>
>> Well, when I mentioned that the 0080 kits were basically HG kits,
>someone
>> disagreed here and said they weren't even close. Care to defend
>> that position now?
>
>Hell no, that wasn't my argument to start with.

That last question wasn't directed to you, but to whoever it was that
made the claim.

>The 0080 GM was one of
>the first kits I bought and it sorta raised the bar on my expectations
>for 1/144, I guess. I've still got to get around to getting more... More
>GMs! Mwahahah! But I was buying the 08th GM expecting it to be *better*
>than the 0080...

So it wasn't, eh? When it first came out everyone on the GML was ga-ga
over the kit because of the loads of accessories and the "realistic" look,
whatever that is.

>Hmm. I'm not a spectacular painter, I'm just afraid I'm going to end up
>having it look horrible. =) I really sholh invest in an air brush.

You won't be sorry if you do. I've heard people recommending airbrush to
people who are starting out. Guess the reasoning is once you start them
on the right foot things get easier.

Eddie

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