Gus Jae (email@example.com)
Mon, 14 Aug 2000 00:54:31 -0400
Yes Eddie, it does have a problem with the shield :(
The shield is attached to the arm via a single point connection. If the
beam hawk is attached to the shield, that makes the bottom half of the
shield heavier than the top. The shield will then turn by itself so that
the bottom points straight down instead of sideways even if you pose it so.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Ju" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2000 4:28 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] A Partial Review of the MG Sazabi
> Thomas wrote:
> >Well, after 8 hours into the kit. I only finished the legs, waist, upper
> >body, backpack and head. And I'm somewhat impressed.
> >1. The plastic for the outer shell seems to be a bit flimsy/cheap when
> >compared to other
> > MG's, maybe because of the size and the way they flare out. For
> >something of this size
> > and price, you would figure that the lit would be sturdy, it's not -
> >referring to the shell.
> >2. Pay special attention to the Beam Tomahawk, it extends.
> >3. The plastic molds for the head assembly are of cheaper plastic.
> >4. I don't care for the vinyls that're included - for the Beam Sabers and
> >5. The fuel cylinders?, aren't secure enough and should be a tad bit
> Dude, my worst fears after checking the kit out briefly have been
> this is just a kit that impresses you with size.
> Considering how much fanfare and development usually accompany a new MG
> release, the sudden appearance of the Sazabi (relatively short span
> announcement and release) and the recent crop of MGs tend to show that
> were cranked out, unlike the earlier labors of love that has gone through
> severeal prototypes and revisions.
> I am just glad that at least the MG Sazabi doesn't seem to have the
> problem of holding up a huge chuck of plastic for a shield.
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