Premium Bandai Master Grade Gundam Sandrock Custom EW 1/100 Inbox review

This is the last of the “upgraded” EW Gundam Wing mech to be released. In retrospect, only Deathscythe Hell and Wing 0 were regular releases (with Wing 0 way ancient), the other 3 were all P-Bandai. I got this via ZenMarket as I mentioned in my previous post, timely at that. The Sandrock Custom is…

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In-progress build review: 1/72 model Ace Combat F-2A Kei Nagase “19th Task Force” by Hasegawa

I mostly build fantasy/scifi aircraft but this comes closest to a real one. This is an F-2A that appears in the fighter-sim game Ace Combat under the pilot Kei Nagase. Her planes has this awesome black-grey with orange yellow stripes scheme that makes it look so mystic. Cannot resist. The F-2A is a Mitsubishi variant…

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Buying kits from Japan: reviews of Tenso, From Japan and ZenMarket

I was checking up on my ancient FAQ which is mostly out of date, and thought I might say something about buying models from Japan.  As mentioned in my previous post, a lot of the regular kits can be gotten from HLJ or BanziHobby. There are also 1999 which painstakingly scanned all the manual pictures…

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1/24 Volkswagen Type 2 Delivery Van “Egg Girls Summer Paint 2017”

What a fantastic idea for reusing old molds! Hasegawa made up a series with 3 cute girlfriends and released kits of them using old molds. This one is the fifth of the VW vans, the first I missed out on, the 2015 summer version, 2016 winter and 2016 summer. The decal designs has improved, the 2015…

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VF-31J Siegfried Hayate Custom Deculture version – Macross Delta – 1/72 Bandai model kit

Having missed out on the VF-25 Macross Frontier’s deculture kits, I bought the Deculture Siegfried immediately. I’m a big fan of fancy aircraft art 🙂  This particular variant of VF-31J is the final version, after Hayate customized Messer’s aircraft to be his own. But with all the Freyja hearts you probably can’t tell 🙂  I…

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VF-31F Siegfried Messer Custom – Macross Delta – Bandai 1/72 model kit

Second of the 4 VF-31 I’ve built so far, I got Messer’s ride for its grim reaper goodness and the extra Walkure decals from the promo campaign. Turns out these decals weren’t in short demand so now I have 3 sets :-/ Macross Delta has its critics and Messer is a cool character that just…

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And now for something completely different – M1114 Up Armored HA Tractical Vehicle from Bronco

Everytime I go into a Macross building frenzy, I ended up wanting to build more non-scifi models, i.e. armor and planes, most likely due to the lure of details. I built some tanks when I was young, but I think I really have an affinity for them even after all the gunpla.I actually have an…

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