Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Thu, 2 Sep 1999 14:44:07 -0700


>At 06:14 9/2/1999 -0700, you wrote:
>>Sorry. I meant to say 'the 1:144 LM model of 08's Ball
>>has a kitbash Dom Zaku in the background and it looks
>>great'
>
>The correct nomenclature is MS-06RD-4 Zaku II Test Type.
>
>It was piloted by Aina Sakhalin in the first episode and never seen again.
>They did a model for Hobby Japan, though, which is probably what they used
>for the LM RB-79K Ball model cover illustration.

Shouldn't be too hard throwing parts from the MG Zaku I, Zaku II, and the
Dom together, except for the skirt area.

>It woould've made a nice addition to the model series, too. Although we
>only see the heat hawk and 120mm rifle, Burke Rukes lists a 280mm bazooka
>and two triple-missile launchers as optional equipment. (Per HJ, I presume?)

Assuming the triple-missile launchers are leg-strapped, it shouldn't fit
since the legs are Dom-sized.

>We always seem to miss out on some cool MS or another when it comes to the
>plastic model kits. I'd've really liked the RX-77D Guncannon Production
>Type from Gundam 0080....

... or the Gelgoog Marine from 0083...

Eddie

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