James Boren (jboren@earthlink.net)
Sat, 4 Sep 1999 20:07:05 -0700

>>At 19:30 09/01/1999 -0700, you wrote:
>>>At 15:15 9/1/1999 -0700, you wrote:
>>>The GM Quell doesn't need that much, because it's designed as a riot
>>>control MS, ot be used against poorly-armed and unarmored civilians. The
>>>GM Quell will be used to quell riots, just like those tanks at Tiananmen
>> Just how -- for the lack of a better word -- high profiled is this
>>GM? I mean, I thought Bandai would have produced this as a HGUC instead of
>>a MG.
>Remember Bandai is the master of mold recycling. The GM Custom shares
>basically the same torso as the NT-1 Alex - just check out the GM Custom
>kit from SD G Generation Zero, which was based on the old kit for SD NT-1
>Alex. So it didn't really matter how high-profiled the design is. If it
>can be recycled from an existing mold, Bandai will put it out as a MG kit!

Well, every model kit maker recycles molds. It is the industry's standard
operating procedure. Look how many Spitfire, P-51 Mustang, or Panzer IV
variants there are out there.


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