Richie Ramos (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Sun, 24 Oct 1999 06:02:44 +0800


>Now I know with Turn A Gundam's "popularity" on the list, most of you won't
>touch the models with a ten foot pole. But for the rest of you I mustwarn
>you not to get the 1/100 Sumo. The model is designed horribly. It is
>incredibly flopp and it can't stay in any poses. I am a fairly advanced
>modeler so don't start thinking that I put it together shabbily. The legs
>are horrible. The thighs are connected to the lower legs solely by the back
>of the knee pad, there is know knee block like we are all used to. And the
>shoulders are a joke too. The arms are connected to the shoulders by
fitting
>in a plastic C shaped piece of armor which then tries to squeeze inside the
>shoulders. I actually like Turn A Gundam the show and the robot designs,
>but this model is horrible, truly horrible. It's a shame too, since the
Sumo
>is an interesting looking robot.
>Jason

Sounds like they are experimenting with some designs again, and this time
it failed. very disappointing, since I liked the SUmo more than anything
else.

"Magic is the hand of faith..."

Richard Ramos
Svengali, Artificer and Spellcrafter
ICQ#12914919
(I currently write for http://www.localvibe.com - Changing The Way You See
Your City!)

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