Jeff Caraway (jeff.caraway@mindspring.com)
Wed, 7 Jun 2000 08:04:38 -0400


Thanks for the info here! That's exactly what I wanted to know.
I don't think I'll waste my time with the 220 SniperII then, no matter how
much I love the look of that suit.

Jeff C
----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil_Abramowitz" <Phil_Abramowitz@email.msn.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2000 12:38 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] 1/220 scale

>
> I bought a couple of the 1/220 resin kits - The Gundam Alex & the Sazabi
> (side7.gundam.com/models for pictures). Even though these kits are
> advertised as having polycaps and full-action, many of the joints have to
be
> glued in place. It's was impossible to do some of the Gundam Alex joints
> (the elbow, the wrist) in a way that would allow mobility. These joints
> also loved to pop out of place until I started to liberaly apply super
glue.
> The joints are just too small in this scale - and the ball and socket
parts
> are too large.
>
> Phil
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: lemon <lemontea@earthlink.net>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2000 9:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] 1/220 scale
>
>
> > Jason McLawhorn wrote:
> > >
> > > I extremely doubt that they are 2 inches tall. 1/220 scale would
> probably be for MS's that are economically infeasable in 1/144, 1/100,
> > or 1/60 scale. 1/220 would be used for the biggest of the big MS's. An
> > example woud be the in scale Big Zam from MSiA it's a 10" MA in a series
> > of 4" MS. Just imagine Big Zam in 1/144 or 1/100 scale, it would be
> > HUGH.
> > >
> > > Jason
> > >
> >
> > Actually, they make quite a few regular MS's in 1/220 scale. I first
> > noticed them popping up in Hobby Japan and Model Graphics about the time
> > 0083 came out. There were suits from 0080, 0083, I think there were
> > even a few CCA suits (but I'm not completely sure on that one). I was
> > going nuts 'cuz the price was like 5800 or 6800 yen each - WAY out of
> > reach for my poor budget (at least, for such a small item - especially
> > in the quantities I wanted).
> >
> > Trevor in Irvine
> >
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