Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Sat, 20 May 2000 09:21:18 -0400


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From: Lim Jyue <lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>; <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2000 3:41 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] GM(RGM-79G) command kit

> At 18:47 05/19/2000 -0400, Chris Maier wrote:
>
> I assume you are talking about the 0080 1/144 RGM-79G Command kit.
I
> thought these are hard to get?
>

   Well, they recently restocked at www.animenation.com, with pretty much
the entire 0080 series. www.gundamshop.com
 seems to have them as well, but I'm not too sure if they're a reliable
site.

> >1)Should I ink in the sculpted lines? I've done that to my Wing models
and
> they look much better as a result, however, in some of the other models I
> have it seems to be considerably harder, and some kits look fine without
the
> lines being detailed.
>
> That's up to you, but it will look better with the panel lines
inked.
>
> >2)Construction wise, is it that different from the following kit's I've
> assembled?
>
> It's very easy to put together. It's snap-together, with about 50
> parts, and a joy to build. It's also quite sturdy, surprising in this age
of
> brittle plamod..
>
> >3)Is the Space type(GS) kit basically the same mold?
>
> Similar, but not quite. the GS has 51 parts, a different gun, a
> different backpack, and a different colour. But if you paint them the
same,
> I won't be able to tell the differences aside from the gun and backpacks.
>
> >4)Do you have to be delicate with the translucent visor? When I assemble
> Gundam kits, I've found the head the hardest part, since it's often the
> smallest part.
>
> The visor is neat -- you no longer see these with newer Gundam
kits.
> It's quite a solid block, so breakage isn't likely. It's quite simple to
put
> together, so it should be all right.
>
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