Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Sun, 18 Mar 2001 11:43:36 -0800 (PST)


did you get my email about the gm custom?

--- garrick lee <goner4sure@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> --- TRAVIS COOK <tccrocks@tgtel.com> wrote:
> > i agree with him, even hto im just working on my
> > first master grade kit, i
> > think it has plenty of detail for me, PG's are
> just
> > wayyy too much, and to
> > me they dont look as good as most say, unless you
> > paint them,
>
> have you seen a perfect grade up close?
>
> i've seen the rx78, the zaku and the wing zero up
> close and they look good without paint. except for
> the seam lines you might not want to do away with
> because of the internals you might want to show off.
>
> come to think of it -- having seam lines on a
> perfect
> grade is kind of stupid. the purpose of panel lines
> is precisely to simulate the places where the armor
> can be removed. perfect grades, for the
> eeenorrrmous
> price tag, should at least have that function.
>
> >and currently
> > i SUCK at painting my models ( you aught to see my
> > 1/144 deathscythe i tried
> > to paint ^_^ )
>
> practice. :)
>
> or at least clean and prime your kits before you
> paint
> them. that makes a great difference. i had a few
> problems with the first gundam kits i tried because
> of
> some crazy slickness to them (the old gp01 i got
> must've been sitting on the shelves for years...).
>
> >sp i just stick to making them, thats
> > why i now only buy
> > 1/100 scale models, becuase they look good WITHOUT
>
> > paint, or at least the
>
> the system injection kits also look good without
> paint.
>
> > ones i have gotten are. i just upgraded to master
> > grade, and am working on
> > it. as for 1/60 i havent seen them. if any of you
> > know a website that tells
> > about 1/60, or shows off models, please send em to
> > me!
> >
>
> well, model kits are precisely there for you to
> build,
> work over and paint. they're not made to look great
> straight out of the box. scale modelling can be
> quite a sadomasochistic hobby. master grade and
> perfect grade model kits actually pamper modellers
> too
> much. then again, nobody ever said scale modelling
> was a logical hobby. :)
>
> -garr
>
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