Omotai (bustamanted@hotmail.com)
Fri, 9 Feb 2001 22:36:44 -0600


Ooops. Just read Dr. Core's article. Thank you for clearing that up
personally.
----- Original Message -----
From: Gus Jae <gusjae@rcn.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Ball of Plastic

> > I wish they had come up with more Balls: Ball-booster, Missile Ball,
Recon
> > Ball, Heavy Ball, Ball Interceptor, Ball Tank, Ball Marines, Ball Darth
> Vader
> > Custom. Sigh, Balls don't get no respect in Gundam.
> >
> You got a lot of balls saying all that ;)
>
> Thanks for clearing up the LG thingy. For a minute I thought I was
missing
> one of my... never mind :P
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dr. Core" <core@pojo.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 4:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Ball of Plastic
>
>
> > Gus Jae wrote:
> > >I knew about the LM Ball, but what is the "LG" kit of the ball that was
> > >mentioned on the original message?
> > >Was it just a typo?
> > >Was there ever a Garage kit of the ball?
> > >Omotai wrote:
> > > > It's on Newtype Asylum, which gives a description of the Ball models
> under
> > > > LM Ball in the Modelphiles section.
> >
> > Ok this is getting out of hand. In NA-lingo, LG just mean the original
> model
> > series from 1980-1983. When I say a kit is LG, it means either it's
from
> that
> > series, or that it has the same technical qualtiy as that series.
> >
> > Very strictly speaking, MSV (1983-85?) are already non-LG as they are
> > marginally superior. But loosely speaking, anything without polycaps
and
> > require a lot of painting might be called LG.
> >
> > It's strictly NA-quirkiness. In the above case, I was discussing the LG
> Ball
> > kit which comes with a 1/250 and a 1/144 Ball (0079 of course). As far
as
> > I know, the LG Ball was the first injection Ball, the LM Ball was the
> second
> > and last injected Ball (so far).
> >
> > I wish they had come up with more Balls: Ball-booster, Missile Ball,
Recon
> > Ball, Heavy Ball, Ball Interceptor, Ball Tank, Ball Marines, Ball Darth
> Vader
> > Custom. Sigh, Balls don't get no respect in Gundam.
> >
> > Hmm... what's Haro's favority MS?
> >
> > Dr. Core
> > Brain Surgeon/Rocket Scientist
> > Newtype Asylum
> > http://side7.gundam.com/newtype_asylum/
> >
> >
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