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by dj898
Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:00 am
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Things you hate about gunpla
Replies: 50
Views: 4257

well... they do have FixFiguration lineup for people who have no time to build nice looking gunpla themselves. ok it's not strictly speaking the gunpla but it's in 1/144 scale most of time and with reasonable mobility and often better proportion than the gunpla counterpart. Oh yea~ they cost more to...
by dj898
Mon Aug 25, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: UC Hard Graph: glue or no glue?
Replies: 3
Views: 563

...and EX line up requires full painting as well since it usually come in single colour~
by dj898
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Jumbo Grade/ HY2M Glorious
Replies: 3
Views: 758

HY2M line up was initially introduced for adult with fat wallet~ ^ ^
There's 1/12 as well as 1/24 injection kit that you can assemble - I have 1/24 HY2M RX=78 from couple of years ago~
And you've all heard of 1/12 scale Zaku and Gundam...
by dj898
Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: G A T L I N G S
Replies: 32
Views: 2799

Quick Question... those option kits just now... what scale are they? Would they be alright for modding a MG kit? AC kits are 1/72, but i think the actual size of the weapons of tthose option kits are just right for a 1/100 MG kit :wink: I thought those 1/72 AC option parts are more suited for 1/144...
by dj898
Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Modeling Tips/Techniques/Help links
Replies: 119
Views: 34124

I tend to assemble as the sub-modules.
And then paint before final assembly plus any minor touch up where necessary~
by dj898
Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Modeling Tips/Techniques/Help links
Replies: 119
Views: 34124

well~
I have had the incidents where the masking tape pulled the paint at the tight corner... Maybe I was bit impatient and didn't wait for the Acrylics fully cured... - -;

Also c-joint mod allows you to complete each components separately and put together at later stage - kind of LEGO huh~?
by dj898
Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Acrylic vs. Lacquer
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

if you use the airbrush Acrylic is the way to go and not just for heathwise~
I find hand brushing Acrylics isn't that easy - or maybe I lack the patience when it comes to the hand brushing... -__-;;
by dj898
Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Painting SD Gunpla Swords
Replies: 2
Views: 416

the thing with Metallizer is you cannot do the top coat~
there's top coat designed for Metallizer but it's only for non-buffing version~
by dj898
Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: top coat
Replies: 1
Views: 387

not very long for careful handling and touching
when I was buidling Eva-0 kit few weeks back I used the Glossy top coat on the yellow armour parts and after about an hour of drying time I can touch and handle them though I left them over night to be safe side before put them back onto the frame~
by dj898
Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: markers
Replies: 10
Views: 1022

Only Gunam Marker I have is Chrome Silver which comes in handy many times...
by dj898
Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: tips and hints on getting rid of extra runner on parts
Replies: 6
Views: 692

here's what I do. 1. Use the old plastic cutter I cut off the piece with the bits of runner attached to the part 2. Use the new plastic cutter I cut it off from the piece inline with the runner attachment point. What I mean is when you cut it out from the sprue you have to cut it at the 90degree ang...
by dj898
Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: How to create a glossy look?
Replies: 1
Views: 476

looks to me like Urethan coating that I heard of...
I've heard you can get the urethan coating kit which can achieve this kind of deep luscious glossy look~
by dj898
Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: gunze sangyo aqueous paint
Replies: 1
Views: 492

it's also called Mr Hobby Color so check under that name too.
For location can't help you since I'm in the different part of world and I don't buy paints online...
by dj898
Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:28 am
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: what do you do when painting through polycaps ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1582

that one's based on Mk-II ver 1.0. If you can get Mk-II ver 2.0 and combined with the G-Defender... Or put some CA on the joints - i.e. put a drop on the male part of joint and once completely dry will have stiffer joints... For the polly cap exposed you could make the cover with male pin attached s...
by dj898
Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: what do you do when painting through polycaps ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1582

only way to paint the poly cap is encapsulate it using the thin pla-plate.
You basically build the cage to put the poly cap inside thus you can paint the outside...

This is something done fairly often with old HG 1/144 kits...
by dj898
Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Recent builds
Replies: 183
Views: 38219

Some more WIP with RGM-79S

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And another WIP for RGM-79L
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by dj898
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:26 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: This just came in - AkoHobby Spartan Conversion kit
Replies: 7
Views: 1454

semi-final mock up is up at below link...

link

I know there aren't much differences between mine and BOOB...
So no need to point that out~ -__-;;
by dj898
Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: First Gunpla?
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

my gunpla~ huh?
well back then there were no HGUC, not even HG...

all we had was 1/144 of what you calls the old release - circa 80s...
-__-;;
by dj898
Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Modeling and Merchandise
Topic: Bandai HGUC 1/144 GM Light Armour Kit
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Bandai HGUC 1/144 GM Light Armour Kit

My Bandai 1/144 HGUC GM Light Armour kit is almost at the last stage - just one more coat of painting for some of masking areas and I can move onto decaling and weathering... Just in case I forgot to post here are some of WIP shots of this kit. ^ ^;; --- Painting in progress... pic Primed and ready ...