Wed, 12 Jul 2000 16:25:42 -0500
> >What do people think the best retcon design makeovers are? I'm personally
> a big fan of the Hygog, they took a really ugly, fat MS and slimmed it down
> to something real cool and agile. It's pretty much seeing that design
> firing a missile in a preview for 0080 on a Cowboy Bebop tape that got me
> thinking "I've got to check this Gundam thing out!"
> As much as I dearly love the 8th MS Gouf Custom, it's just that, a Custom
> unit not a Retcon. My vote would have to be for the 0083 Dom Tropen, with
> it's much more functional "Katoki" style design. Whether the Xammel was
> based on the new Tropen, or the other way around, the Tropen's squared-off
> armor and obvious jet intakes in the feet really revitalized the design.
> It's a shame it never got beyond garage kit status.
and did anyone notice that in 0083 the reciever and butt-stock assembly
on the Zaku 120mm guns looks like that of a CAR-15 (shortened version of
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