Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Mon, 5 Feb 2001 21:18:34 -0800 (PST)


i don't want the FAZZ now. too much crap. i never
liked the design anywayz. it was fine up to Z, but
everything in ZZ era had weird designs...jeez what's
with the Ex-S Gundam? (sorry to those that love
them...) The GP03S, now that's a design!!!
--- Home <gaijin@i-manila.com.ph> wrote:
> > > The kit box conains both versions of the MS, or
> just
> > > one? I picked the lone
> > > GP01 in Paris, and after someyears when i got
> the
> > > GP0Fb I discovered that
> > > the box had both versions...
> > > Thanks, Gordan
> > er, nope. the FAZZ just contains the parts for
> FAZZ.
> > you'll be able to do a ZZ if you scrape for parts
> > elsewhere.
>
> But you will be able to get two versions of the
> Fazz...the FAZZ from ZZ and
> the Sentinel Version.
>
> > as richie puts it -- building the FAZZ is
> something of
> > a sadomasochistic session. when you're putting it
> > together, you start hoping it can do both armored
> and
> > unarmored versions...but late into the night, you
> > suddenly realize you're missing crucial parts for
> an
> > authentic vanilla ZZ.
> > i got the FAZZ. i guess i was suckered into it by
> the
> > mighty big gun. :D the gun can actually be
> > considered as a whole other kit in itself. :P
> > the thing is perfectly balanced, even with the
> mega
> > cannon. it has the poseability of a statue
> though.
>
> I beg to differ. one just has to know the balancing
> trick with the gun (you
> have to consider the gun as half of the MS, so that
> you will have an idea of
> how to pose it) Another thing to consider is that
> you have to set a Point
> of View. in other words, this kit would work well
> with a diorama that
> suggests a point of view.
>
> > there are parts that are
> fragile/awkward/uncooperative
> > where they shouldn't be (armor mountings, the way
> the
> > backpack is rigged, shoulder structure).
>
> Exactly. That is BAD....
>
> > when you're doing the legs and arms (with all
> those
> > internal boosters and stuff crammed into them)
> make
> > very sure the fit is 101% perfect. otherwise,
> > slapping on the armor could be problematic and
> leave
> > you with unsightly gaps. millimeters matter,
> where
> > the accumulated thickness of the paint (of the
> > internals, the externals, and then the armor)
> could
> > screw up the fit. in retrospect, i shoulda
> sanded
> > the parts some to thin them down before painting.
>
> Yeah, am already starting to have problems just
> thinking about this...
>
> > hasn't richie done a review of the FAZZ yet?
> > the fazz was a monster, though it didn't sell
> well. i
> > wonder how that bodes for the prospects of an MG
> EX-S?
> > -garr
>
> Patience, young Garrick Skywalker.
>
>
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