Peter Savin (pedro@shiporama.org)
Tue, 21 Mar 2000 18:15:09 -0800


Do we know who designed the G-Saviour? Did the D-Muse guys design it, or
someone else?

Peter Savin
pedro@shiporama.org

----- Original Message -----
From: Gus Jae <gusjae@rocketmail.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 12:13 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] G-Savior pics, this link works!

> OK, I will take the hint. I will try and have a scan of that too
> tonight. It remind me a lot of the new Giant Robo. In fact, Dave So
> (lurky) bought the HJ just because of that picture, and is in the
> process of whipping up his own!!
> As for the GS, I know that it's primary use is in space, but wha'sup w/
> them skinny legs!
> At the time of he design, it lookas as if they took piees of the most
> popular Gundams of the time ad did a frankystein on it. If you look
> very closely, you will see the bolts on his neck... Really, hey are
> there, just look REAL close:P
> If it weren't for the skinny legs, it would have gotten my ok.
> Oh Well, can't do a thing unless we are asked to design it...........
> Hum, that gives me an crazy idea...
> What if I put up a page for everyone's own Gundam design? (Just opened
> a can of worms.)
>
>
> --- Chien Ting Chin <chinc@sten.sunnybrook.utoronto.ca> wrote:
> <Major snip>
> > Another truly great Gundam innovation was a kit bash I saw in HJ a
> > few
> > months back. This guy mixed a PG, an MG, Ez8, and Gundam Ground Type
> > kits
> > (and others) together. I think it used a 1/60 chest, with a 1/144
> > head,
> > 1/60 feet, 1/100 legs, 1/60 hands and 1/100 arms... something like
> > that.
> > Sounds crazy? It is! The trick was that s/he glued about 1000 bits
> > of
> > surface details on the whole thing, it looks really like a
> > colony-scale
> > robot. Very evocative of the artist who used to paint
> > kilometer-scale
> > robots/structures for Issac Asimov book covers. Two robots that mess
> > with
> > proportions, G-Saviour did it wrong, the Mixed Scale Gundam did it
> > right.
> >
> > Pure fantasy, this thing makes SDF-1 looks practical by comparison,
> > but I
> > love it. I wish someone had scanned that and put it on the net.
>
>
> =====
>
>
> Gus Jae
>
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