Terrance (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Sun, 18 Feb 2001 07:59:02 -0500


*shrugs*

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(Zaku III)

----- Original Message -----
From: Joseph Riggs <josephriggs@earthlink.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Gunpla?

> I'm pretty sure it should be after 1990. My venerable 1/100 F-91 has a
> date on it of 1991, and its a pre HGUC kit (although it has many of the
> HG features).
> Actually, when it comes right down to it at that point, the 'HG' is
> merely a formality since some of the earlier kits (such as the F-91 kits)
> had pretty much the same features, and only lacked the designation.
>
> junior
>
>
> Gundam EZEight wrote:
>
> > 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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