Rob Morrisseau (
Wed, 13 Oct 1999 07:33:16 -0700 (PDT)

Yeh, I noticed the asymtrical backpack as well.It looks (the backpack) as
if it is made up of 2 pieces. Is Turn X a transforming MS? perhaps it is
some how incorperated into a diferent mode.


On Wed, 13 Oct 1999, J Hsu wrote:

> I like the Turn X as well. As a mech design its much more aesthetically
> appealing to me than the Turn A despite it not having the usual trademarks
> of a Gundam. But upon closer examination of the HLJ pic, I noticed that the
> "wing" or backpack part looked a little strange. It seems that on the whole
> kit, this piece alone is asymetrical, almost like some kind of rock
> formation. Anyone have any thoughts on this?
> >From: "Matt Hanyok" <>
> >Reply-To:
> >To: <>
> >Subject: [gundam] Turn X - thoughts?
> >Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 22:35:56 -0400
> >
> >I _was_ going to complain about how the Turn X didn't look anything like a
> >Gundam, color scheme or not. But then I noticed something. It ISN'T a
> >Gundam! At least, I don't think it is. I mean, the Turn-A Gundam kits were
> >all called "Turn-A Gundam." But this is just "Turn-X."
> >
> >Honestly, the name doesn't make much sense to me. I mean, the Turn-A had
> >that moustache, which looked like an upside down "A," sort of. But the
> >Turn-X, well, I didn't see an "X" anywhere on it! (And an upside down "X"
> >is
> >STILL an "X".)
> >
> >Taking those two things into account, I'm gonna say damn, that sucker is
> >one
> >sweet-looking mobile suit. Very sleek, kinda curved... it's a nice
> >departure
> >from the blockiness in lots of other MS designs.
> >
> >Matt "chicks are cool" Hanyok
> >
> >"Okay, but I'm going to need 10 full kegs, a continuous loop tape of
> >'Louie,
> >Louie' and a regulation two-story panty raid ladder." - Bender, Futurama
> >
> >
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