The Cow (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Fri, 30 Mar 2001 16:18:23 -0500


I've had a few baddies, too. Tallgeese II, for example. Talk about
re-releasing kits with extra parts. At least the GM Sniper was molded in a
completely different color and had a cool gun. Rising Gundam, which I
believed was awesome (when I was 6). That was about 6 years ago (guess my
age, I dare you) around the time of Gundamn Wing's original airing in Japan.
Anyhoo, back to the Rising.... It had decent posability, great plug-in
weapons (though they had to be painted). I mean, you don't see plug-in Uzis
on a regular Gundam (excluding Alex, but the guns weren't Uzis :), do ya? My
faves? GM Sniper, Alex, Heavyarms Custom, Serpent Custom, Zaku III/Custom,
and the Kampher, excepting a few color quibbles.

"TechNOLOGIC"
----- Original Message -----
From: A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away <devillin@juno.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Cc: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] 1/144 G Gundam models?

>
> On Fri, 30 Mar 2001 15:12:20 -0500 "Fuller, Bill" <bill.fuller@eds.com>
> writes:
> > The problem is you can't base all 1/144 kits off the early Wing kits,
> they
> > were just bad.
> > I've made some VERY nice 1/144 kits, mostly from the 08th series, and
> the EW
> > 1/144 kits aren't too shabby either.
> > In fact, the 1/144 HGUC kits are very nicely detailed....
>
> Maybe it's just me, but I've only had 2 bad Gundam models out of the
> nearly 40
> that I've built. Funny thing is, both of them are from the Sentinel
> series, the
> S-Gundam and the Ex-S Gundam. The plastic on both of those models is
> very fibril and tends to break very easily. The two Wing models I have,
> the 1/144
> Wing and Wing-0, both put together fine and didn't have any defects.
> However,
> I despised the fact that they made them, and the X-Gundam models, so
> small.
> After buying those two, I haven't bought another.
> Granted, I have had my share of poorly designed models, namely the
> original
> RX-78-3, GM Sniper, and GP-02A models. But the first two were old
> designs, and the last just plain sucked (that's why I've modified it to
> nuclear
> launch condition).
>
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