Franz G Co (darkholy@saintly.com)
Sun, 18 Feb 2001 10:16:10 -0500 (EST)


------Original Message------
From: Joseph Riggs <josephriggs@earthlink.net>
To: gundam@aeug.org
Sent: February 18, 2001 4:06:56 AM GMT
Subject: Re: [gundam] Gunpla?

HGUC line came in around 1998 or 99. The original 1/144 HG line however
came around after 91 AFAIK.

>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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