Richie Ramos (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 13:15:23 +0800


> At 09:42 01/23/2001 +0800, Richie Ramos wrote:
> >The GM Sniper II will probably use the NT-1 frame, so that should be no
> >problem, just a change in weapons and the head, as well as a few cosmetic
> >armor modifications.
> I don't think it's quite that simple. A GM Sniper II's exterior is
> sufficiently different that perhaps only the interior can be reused; all
> exterior armour and weapons, as you said, have to be rescuplted and
molded.
> This means Bandai can't really reuse a lot of the sprues.
> A better bet will be the reuse of the GM Custom's sprues for 0080
> GMs. The Custom's very close to the 0080 GMs -- the design was derived
from
> there, at any rate -- so reuse is more likely there.

Hmmm. I would agree with that. Interesting.

> >The Zaku FZ is now actually possible with some of the parts of the
Kampfer.
> >The frame system of the Kampfer seems to support a lot of armor ideas.
> Actually, a basic Zaku IIF can be modified to a FZ with some work.
> The major problem will be the chest area -- that's a major change from the
> basic Zaku's chest -- but everything else is pretty much similar.

Yep, that was what i was afraid of. The Zaku FZ is such a different design,
I swear...

> >yeah. the 1/100 V kits and F91 kits are really small. not much else you
> >can stuff into that small a space....
> The F91 kits are almost the same size as 1/144 OYW kits -- really
> tiny stuff.

But it would be a feat if they could make it detailed even at that level,
neh?

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