Gundam EZEight (
Tue, 2 Jan 2001 22:50:44 -0800 (PST)

alas, these gundam modelers. no one is into it for the
modeling anymore. you should pick on the fact that it
has lousy posability,poor proportions or straight up
dumb designs, not whether it is all molded in colors!
IMO modifying is the best part of modeling, because no
way in hell will we ever get a GM sniper2. painting
makes it fun. what's the point of scale modeling when
you're simply in it for the collecting?
--- Richie Ramos <> wrote:
> > IMHO, the 0080 kits are some of the best, (Except
> for Kampfer, BLAST!!)
> > The GM Command and space type just plain rocks,
> Gelgoog JG, what I've
> > heard... is not too great (something about Hip
> problems? I don't own
> > it...), but I know that the Rick Dom II (my fav
> from this line) Z'Gok E,
> check out my review over at Newtype Asylum, where I
> compared the 0080
> Gelgoog JG with the New HGUC Gelgoog. Yes, the hips
> are a problem....large
> polycap ball joints, with not enough polycap to make
> it sturdy.
> > Hygogg, Alex, and Zaku FZ are really good. I also
> think the CCA 1/144s
> > are really awesome if you want to devote alot of
> time to them. I've built
> > Jagd Doga, Nu Gundam, and just finished Geara
> Doga, and they are all
> > great. Geara Doga needs a TON of painting. But the
> CCA kits have
> > articulated hands, are much bigger than other
> 1/144 kits and are pretty
> > sturdy. The only thing is that they're not too
> posable, but they make
> > great show pieces. I think the worst 1/144s I've
> come across are Wing and
> > 0083. The GP02 is possibly one of the worst 1/144
> kits ever made, and the
> The CCA kits are somewhere between modern-day gundam
> kitsa and old-style
> glue affairs...and some CCA kits even have screws
> for the leg halves...I
> know the Gera Doga did. True, the kits aren't that
> posable, but they look
> The GP02a, bar none, is the worst kit I have seen in
> 1/144 in terms of
> color, faithfulness to the MS and detail. the fact
> that the
> shoulderbinders/wings do not spread out to become
> the booster wings is a BIG
> minus for the kit...the bad color makes it worse.
> > Gerbera Tetra is a piece of crap IMO. Endless
> Waltz HGs are great. With
> > the exception of polycap hands... and that they
> have to do with Gundam
> > Wing... Also, Turn A 1/144s are AWESOME!! They are
> definitely my
> > favorite. Also... avoid G-Unit models. I've built
> 3 of the 5 and they
> > sucked. It's a shame too, they look so nice. Those
> are the 1/144s I've
> > experienced. Hope it's helpful
> The Gerbera Tetra is actually a good design for it's
> day. I would recommend
> it, but I would say that it is not up to par with
> the kits today in terms of
> construction, but its ocverall effect is much
> better.
> BTW, if you do buy the 1/144 GP03s, and then compare
> it to the gp01fb HGUC,
> one will find a lot of construction
> similarities...was the 1/144 gp03s a
> Katoki design? because if it is, then as early as
> that time, one could see
> the start of the HGUC line.
> -
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