Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Sun, 21 May 2000 08:42:06 -0400


I just tossed Shiro in the trash...I'm not that good a painter, and having a
funny completely white figure hanging around EZ8 just seems a little
silly....

----- Original Message -----
From: <CookSuxXL@aol.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2000 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] 08 MS Team Ez8 1/144 Review

> In a message dated 5/21/2000 12:20:44 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> core@gundam.com writes:
>
> > > Anyways, the assembly isn't that difficult. The chest panel (once
> attached)
> >
> > > should be dealt with carefully considering the pegs might easily
break.
> >
> > actually i've played with mine >20 times, still look sturdy, u just
have
> > to know how to work it (pull straight out, turn and then pull again)
>
> I meant the pegs that was attached to the long rods that connect the panel
to
> the chest itself. The little "pegs" could easily break. I've had it
happen
> to the shoulderpads of Tallgeese III. I wanted to take out the shoulder
hook
> and replace it with another one, when the peg snapped off *with* the hook.
I
> trashed the Tallgeese kit after that because I was pissed.
>
>
> > > immediately coated it with Plastiweld. The only problem I have with
> this
> > kit
> > > is the fact that the neck is huge. The head is like... bobbing on
it.
> I
> >
> > Ah... Just push straight down on the head, real hard, until it click.
> > For a few wks my EZ8's head was bobbing on the neck too, until i
realize I
> > didn't push the head down far enough.
>
> Hmm... you're right. It looks normal now. Thanks a lot.
>
>
> >
> > > Painting the gun was kinda tedious, but doable. Well, I also can't
get
> > the
> > > little hatch to open up for the pilot. Anyone have any advice on
> painting
> >
> > > the pilot? It's a little too small.
> >
> > Why bother? Look at the manual, even the pro's at Bandai couldn't do a
> > decent job. 1/144 humans are just too small. Besides, why do they
have
> > to make him in such a stiff pose? I love Shiro (the pilot) and stuff,
but
> > I just can bother with this figure.
>
> Shiro (I forgot the name -_-;;;), is just some weird thing I'll probably
> stuff in the box. Anyways, what should I work on next... I have 3 kits
> waiting for me at the moment...
>
> 1) Virtual On: Temjin
> 2) Turn A: Kapool
> 3) HGUC: Guntank
>
> ~Andy Lee
> CookSuxXL
>
>
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