Terrance (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Sat, 17 Feb 2001 15:03:45 -0500


EchoFox?

Hmmm...rings a bell....

AHA!
WingZero.net!

I'm new to the list BTW
----- Original Message -----
From: Nicholas "Echo|Fox" Paufler <echofox@wingzero.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Gunpla?

> Err... huh?
> HG kits have been around since 1990 or so, what with the original RX-78
> being a member of that line. The HGUC line is newer and uses more modern
> technology. It dropped the system injection on the same piece and went
> instead for better kit engineering. It is much more recent ... 2 years?
If
> that, AFAIK.
> Not sure what you mean by "markings being printed on" the Master Grade
kits.
> They're just bare plastic, same as any other kit, there just happens to be
> more pieces and those pieces tend to be color correct. You still need to
> apply the decals, at the very least, and even then it will pale in
> comparison even to an "Average"-ly painted one.
>
> ---
> Nicholas "Echo|Fox" Paufler
> http://www.outlawstar.org - The Unofficial Home of Outlaw Star
> "Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Study hard. Be evil."
> "Hail Eris. All hail Discordia!"
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Terrance" <thunderbolt126@hotmail.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 10:26 AM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Gunpla?
>
>
> > Actually, I don't really know when BanDai started pumping out the HGs,
> > unless you're atlking about the 1/100s. The 1/144 HGUCs came around 1990
> > (after ZZ Gundam), followed by the HGEW in 1997. Perfect and Master
Grade
> > kits use the TrueType Injection system, so no paint is actually needed,
> > unless you want them to look more realisitc. Even the
labels/markings/etc.
> > are printed right on.
> >
> > Before High Grade and the standard snap-together system of current
> Gundams,
> > the original kits required (!) paint and cement/glue, so they were much
> > harder to build than current kits.
> >
> > As for being an elder, you're probably older than I am (12) ^_^
>
>
>
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