Peter Carranza (uc0088sentinel@excite.com)
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 14:30:17 -0800 (PST)


On Tue, 23 Jan 2001 13:15:23 +0800, gundam@aeug.org wrote:

> > 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?
>
Anyone know why Bandai shrunk the F91 & V mobile suits? To eliminate the
need for seperate 1/144 and 1/100 issues? This disrupts the continiuty of my
UC 1/144 collection of all the Gundams.
>
>
>
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