Franz G Co (darkholy@saintly.com)
Fri, 2 Mar 2001 19:55:14 -0500 (EST)


------Original Message------
From: Joaquin Torres <lordvader@cfl.rr.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org
Sent: March 2, 2001 3:33:11 PM GMT
Subject: Re: [gundam] HGUC RX-78-2

>The biggest reason the HGUC will look more like the 0079 design >is the
'classic'
>chest vents. The FG, MG, and PG all have the redesigned >chestvents, where
the
>yellow bits protrude from the blue armor. This HGUC seems to >be designed
like
>the original HG kit, with more of the original chest design. >Hopefully,
the
>HGUC kit will be much better than the HG kit.

>Joaquin Torres

It's all retocon (PG,MG, FG) from the skirt down though, which is a good
thing since IMHO the new legs seem more proportional to the body than the
old design. Actually, the slope of the chest is stil a bit more of the PGs
slope.

Franz G Co wrote:

>> The line-art for the HGUC RX-78-2 is up at Gundam Perfect Web.
>>
>> http://www.gundam.channel.or.jp/goods/pramodel/hguc/rx782.shtml
>>
>> It defineitely looks a lot like the PG and MG v1.5 but with >less panel
>> lines. Among all the recent RX-78-2 kits (PG and MG v1.5) >this one
looks
>> the most like the original 0079 design (probably because of >the lack of
>> panel lines and the smaller shoulders).
>
> -Franz
>
>
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