Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Sat, 17 Feb 2001 14:16:29 -0800 (PST)


HGUC in 1990? are you sure? that line is fairly
recent, with the Guncannon as the first.

--- Terrance <thunderbolt126@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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) ^_^
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Alessandro <changegetta@inwind.it>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 7:09 AM
> Subject: [gundam] Gunpla?
>
>
> > As I am beginning just now to interest to Gundam
> model kits (in the
> > beginning I was interested just to Gundam series
> and, in a certain
> > percentage, to Gundam's videogames) I'd want to
> turn a question to the
> > elders and to the Gundam model kits' experts that
> are present in the GML.
> > The question is (my interest is connected with the
> birth and production of
> > these model kits): when (I mean the exact year)
> have started to be
> produced
> > respectively High Grade, Master Grade and Perfect
> Grade's model kits? And,
> > moreover, before the High grade were produced,
> there was something lower
> (as
> > quality, difficulty to be built, and so on), or
> wasn't there? And again: I
> > often hear you to say that Perfect Grade are to be
> meant as the most
> > difficult model kit to be done, but, I am
> mistaking or they are already
> > paint; what is difficult in them? I must say that
> I don't know if High and
> > Master Grade are paint too, but it doesn't seem to
> me to be so. These
> > questions can look
> > stupid or worse to an expert but you have to
> consider that this interest
> is
> > born reading your e-mails. If you want to give an
> answer, thanks. If not,
> > excuse me for taking you time for reading this
> e-mail.
> > Alessandro
> >
> > "Daremo hitorideha ikirarenai" -- Kidou Senshi
> Gandamu (MS Gundam)
> > Translation: "Nobody can live alone"
> >
> >
> >
> >
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