Thomas Yung (msgundam@mediaone.net)
Wed, 16 Aug 2000 16:11:51 -0400


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>
> Apparently a lot of people on this mailing list love this kit, I however,
> found it to be extremely flimsy. The 2 pieces of side "skirt" will NEVER
> stay on to the piece of poly, and comes off very easily, the beam rifle,
> bazooka, and bazooka clips which are supposed to attach to the body, also
> never stays in place because they are so loose. As for the backpack, I
> really hate the tubing thing, the backpack is also a little too "top
heavy"
> for me. The feet also looks weird because they decided to put in 2 tendon
> looking piece of loose plastic in it. The joints are also quite loose.
> All in all the MG Mark II was a very unsatisfactory modelling experience
> for me. For your information, I got the Titan version of the kit, which
> BTW, does look cool in the colour. The only thing that is keeping me from
> buying the Super Gundam version to get a white one is because I find the
> Titan Mk II itself so lacking, maybe the white Mark II in the Super Gundam
> is different, but I am in no hurry to find out.
>

Why don't get it anyway and slap the accessories from the Super to your
Titans version?

- Thomas -
eBay seller I.D.: msvgundam
msgundam@mediaone.net

> The NT-1 Alex is another MG that left me sorely disappointed after hearing
> so much undeserved praise (in my humble opinion, ofcourse!) on the list.
> The model itself is average, but the inferior plastic used in the kit
really
> detracts from my enjoyment of the kit. I personally found the extra
added-on
> armour looks plain stupid. The lack of cool weapons is also a negative...
> the shortness of this Gundam when compared to other 1:100 kits is my final
> complaint. The strange shape of the Beam sabre is a welcome feature to
set
> it aside from other Gundam models.
>
> > And oh yeah were did you get the Samurai Gundam 1:60 scale kit?
>
> I got my "Neo Samurai" Gundam in Hong Kong when I was working at Citibank
> there 3 summers ago. This is my first non-UC 1:60 kit and I have nothing
> but praise for this juggernaut (except for the non-individually posable
> fingers). My solution was to swap it's hands with the V-2 Gundam (or was
> it V?), which is a pretty bad and flimsy kit (pretty much all
transformable
> Gundams are like that). Buy it if you can find it!
>
> Michael
>
>
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