Jeff Caraway (
Wed, 7 Jun 2000 16:25:28 -0400

Oh!!!! Thanks for the info.
I had thought about getting some or the crystals, but just couldn't decide
if I really liked them or not.
I have gotten some of the chrome or coated versions and really like those.

Jeff C

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Ju" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2000 3:37 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Even more MG RX-79 (G) pictures

> >Having gotten into Gundam models just recently, I have to ask.... What
> >crystal version fiasco????
> >
> >
> >Jeff C
> It was Bandai's first attempt at milking the molds of Master Grade kits
> - they simply released the original trio (RX-78-2, MS-06S, and MS-06F/J)
> in colored transparent parts and called them "Crystal Version for
> Professional Use". If you've got the skills, you can do some wicked
> mods and interior add-ons and make them really look good. But most people
> don't and a snapped-together kit of these can look pretty lame. They
> selling too well and Bandai started including a bunch of those with each
> new MG kit's release in the assortment case so they could get rid of it.
> Finally Bandai just gave up and did colored plating variants instead.
> Eddie
> New items added at least once a week! Check out my eBay auctions at:
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