MG 1/100 Ex-S Gundam with conversion set

Ex-S is the enhanced version of the S-Gundam, from the Gundam Sentinel story. I’m going to TL;DR and refer to the Gundam wikia for the details of the story and Ex-S.  The original MG Ex-S was a bold move by Bandai, but the execution left something to be desired, especially when they released it in…

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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I was checking up on my ancient FAQ which is mostly out of date, and thought I might say something about buying models from Japan.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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