Diego Bustamante (bustamanted@hotmail.com)
Mon, 23 Oct 2000 17:30:14 -0500


Isn't the letter pronounced "myu" a u with a pole. It's used for micrometers
or is it nanometers?
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From: -Z- <z@gundam.com>
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Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2000 9:55 PM
Subject: RE: [gundam] First Gundam Kits ever

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gundam@1u.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@1u.aeug.org]On
> > Behalf Of Mond
> > Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2000 22:47
> > To: gundam@aeug.org
> > Subject: [gundam] First Gundam Kits ever
> >
> > I recently ordered my first 3 gundam kit ever. (Gundam Mk2, Sazabi, and
V
> > gundam w/ff) just curious if there are any good sites for painting and
> > assembling Gundam Kits
>
> Just a note because I see this mistake all the time, apparently being
> promulgated by erroneous entries in model vendor catalogs.
>
> The MS you refer to as the "V gundam /wff" is the RX-93 Nu Gundam with Fin
> Funnels. "Nu" is a Greek letter that happens to resemble a cursive,
lowercase
> "v" -- hence the confusion.
>
> I only bring this up because, since 1994, there's been a real V Gundam
line,
> derived from the Mobile Suit Victory Gundam series. The V Gundams all
have
> model number beginning with LM (for "League Militaire") and are visibly
smaller
> than the Nu Gundam (15 meters to the Nu's 22 meters and a much slimmer and
more
> streamlined profile).
>
> The Nu Gundam is from the Gundam movie Char's Counter Attack, set in UC
0093. V
> Gundam is set in UC 0153, sixty years after CCA, almost an entirely
different
> world.
>
> If you order a V Gundam thinking you're going to get a Nu Gundam or vice
versa,
> you're going to be very disappointed indeed.
>
> -Z-
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