Terrance (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Wed, 7 Mar 2001 11:57:17 -0500


Actually, there are no Sergeant's stripes...The equivalent is the yellow
Zeon logo. The white is for a Master Sergeant, although I don't know why the
hell they made the white ones...

"If all else fails, reboot."
----- Original Message -----
From: Enriquez, Eric <EEnriquez@hatch.ca>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 11:12 AM
Subject: RE: [gundam] model realistic or anime style

> That's a nice scheme. Can't wait to see pics of the outcome of the smooth
> Kampfer!
>
> Another question is, (not having seen 0080...) where do the sgt. stripes
go
> on the suit? I will not be using them though.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Ramos - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Gundam!
> [mailto:gaijin@i-manila.com.ph]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 11:08 AM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: Re: [gundam] model realistic or anime style
>
>
> Good point there; in my case, the burnished gold would work since am
> painting it in semi-gloss black, with red highlights and dark grey
> mechanical areas...
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Phil Abramowitz <Phil_Abramowitz@email.msn.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 10:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] model realistic or anime style
>
>
> >
> > For me if would depend on the colors I used on the rest of the kit. If
> it's
> > a colourful Gundam I'd go with the anime style. On the other hand, if
> > you're going to paint the Kampfer in a nice military blue I'd paint the
> > thrusters the color of jet aircraft engines (a nice metallic as you
> > suggested) and then weather with pastels.
> >
> > Phil
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Enriquez, Eric" <EEnriquez@hatch.ca>
> > To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 5:32 AM
> > Subject: [gundam] model realistic or anime style
> >
> >
> > > Suggestions from the group please.
> > >
> > > I'm building a MG Kampfer for a IPMS model contest up here in the
great
> > > white north and I am wondering about MS thrusters. I know that in the
> > anime
> > > shown on TV most MS have their thrusters painted a bright red or
yellow
> > just
> > > to make them stand out on the screen. The problem is that I am
painting
> > my
> > > Kampfer as realistic as possible and I was thinking that I should
paint
> > the
> > > thruster areas a titanium or some other metallic color with some nice
> > > weathering to simulate the heat from the thrusters.
> > >
> > > Or..... Should I just paint them yellow and then weather the thrusters
> to
> > > give the model a semi anime look.
> > >
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