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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Model Legend Gundam Altron/Nataku Glory of Losers resin conversion kit

I have been loving the Glory of Losers rendition of the Gundams. They had created enhanced versions of the first versions of the Gundams, such as the Heavyarms Igel, and   Sandrock Armadillo, with practical but slightly over-the-top additions. I’ve done the Igel since I loved it so much, and it was the first kit I’ve gotten…

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VF-31J Siegfried Hayate final episode version

This is the 4th Bandai VF-31 I’m building. Should’ve put up the previous 3 🙂 I did one Hayate with Fast Pack in Gerwalk form, one Messer (I like his Grim Reaper), one Deculture and this one I got because it was on sale, when Banzai Hobby was selling a VF-31+fast pack+SV-262+Lil Draken for more…

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1/24 Takara/Wave Scopedog mania

I’ve been largely ignoring the 1/24 Takara/Wave scopedog kits in my backlog and written them off as “will not build” after the 1/20 Bandai versions came out. The former requires a lot of work to make them look good enough whereas the Bandais were easier to build into nicer kits. Case closed? Except I’ve been…

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Kit Review: Lynn Minmay 1:20 Minimum factory (Max Factory / Good Smile Company)

As I mentioned in my review of the fairy kit, I love this Minmay sculpt and I disliked all others that came before it. Part of the difficulty is perhaps the very expressive 2D design by Haruhiko Mikimoto isn’t quite translatable into a 3D design; the nose was always wrong amongst other issues such as odd shaped head…

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