Matt Hanyok (mhanyo1@umbc.edu)
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 17:09:32 -0400


just forwarding, per request. ;-)

Matt "pointless babble" Hanyok
http://deruberhanyok.freeservers.com/
"Amazing. You spoke all that but didn't actually say anything."
----- Original Message -----
From: Salamangka <gaijin@i-manila.com.ph>
To: Matt Hanyok <mhanyo1@umbc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 1999 3:07 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] oops, I forgot

> >I just remembered that I meant to ask you guys - anyone have any of the
> >1/100 Gundam X kits? They any good? Bad? Nice? Comments? (I was thinking
of
>
> >ordering some 1/100 kits and figured they'd be a nice compliment to my
SF91
>
> >kits.)
> >Matt "pointless babble" Hanyok
>
> I have them, and I can say that they are among the most detailed in panel
lines
> that I've seen. the proportions aren't bad at all, and the one striking
one
> is the Virsago, which makes the Nataku/Shenlong/Altron and the Dragon
Gundam
> all corny and dweeby. the thing is definitely scary looking. The Gundam
X
> itself has a problem with the hinge system in the backpack for the cannon
to
> flip over to firing position...the peg for the hinge is too fragile. The
X
> Divider is a very nice one, and I particularly like the fact that it has
those
> nice german-style stick grenades. The Airmaster is cute, very streamlined
and
> zetaish, while the airmaster burst looks awkward with the extended wing
protrusions
> in the back...however, it has this nice shotgun-type weapon. The Leopard
is
> a nice "tank" version of the HeavyArms, and like the HeavyArms, has a nice
dinky
> beam knife to use in close combat. however, I do declare that it may be
more
> powerful than the HeavyArms. The Leopard Destroied (sic) is a hopped up
version,
> and looks so powerful that one wonders how its frame survives. The Double
X
> is a nice design, but has weird facial features. more than offset by the
addition
> of a LOT of cool weapons. The final entry is the Double X with
G-falcon...the
> G-falcon is basically an update of the G-Armor system, and can actually
merge
> with the Destroid and Burst, as well as the Double X...not all at the same
time,
> thank god, or else it would be transformers/gobots all over again. All in
all,
> I was very satisfied with my collection. they are all worth the money.
> "Magic is the hand of faith..."
>
> Richard Ramos
> Svengali, Artificer and Spellcrafter
> ICQ#12914919
> (check out the site I'm working in, www.localvibe.com)
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