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Vital-Blurs
May 20, 2016, 2:11 PM
Hello there and welcome to my thread of completed kits. I'm from Australia and have been building Gunpla for a couple of years now, but it's not exactly my main hobby. It's probably more like my 3rd hobby after PC gaming and offroad RC racing. So, please don't expect any amazing customs or anything like that, but you can expect photos of some reasonable quality, at least. Although the lighting has changed a few times.

I should probably add that I don't really watch Gundam anime (I tried and still do occasionaly, but you know?....life is pretty short :D). For me, anime began and ended with stuff like Akira, Ghost In The Shell, Princess Mononoke and maybe Cowboy Bebop. So, you may see some suits with markings or decals that don't make sense in the Gundam universe.

These kits will appear in roughly the order that I built them. Starting with the HGUC RX78-2 30th Anniversary Edition

http://i.imgur.com/d9bSsveh.jpg

HGUC Ez-8
http://i.imgur.com/VBRN5Hgh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/5kcKP7Sh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/TbNZ0Yqh.jpg

HGAC Double X - all yellow parts painted gold

http://i.imgur.com/HHUcElEh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ney38VEh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/GXcmJ6Uh.jpg

HGUC F91

http://i.imgur.com/LwwiOF1h.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/RnrEgEIh.jpg

HGUC F91 Harrison Custom

http://i.imgur.com/TncUtiHh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/uaQ6IvBh.jpg

Zaku
May 20, 2016, 2:29 PM
very nice work on all of these. i see a few nub marks here and there but not much you can do to them besides paint. good job on the lining. not to much not to little and isn't it amazing how big a difference flat coat and lining make?

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also are the eyes of your EZ8 stickers or did you paint them? the flat coat makes it hard to tell. looks good regardless.

Vital-Blurs
May 23, 2016, 6:12 AM
Cheers. Yeah the nubs can't hide from close-up photography. It took me a little while to figure out that I might need some magnification to get a better look at what I was doing :)

Oh and the Ez-8's eyes are just a sticker as with the rest of them too.

HGUC RX93 Hi-Nu - probably my favourite mobile suit design ever (painted white area on beam rifle and gold parts on propellant tanks and added waterslides)

http://i.imgur.com/YJN4Uq9h.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/fVE2kr2h.jpg

RG Mk-II

http://i.imgur.com/5XkabhIh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/rQuaCONh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/uvyQnSeh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jRvQOxdh.jpg

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My first attempt at a fully painted kit. The HGUC Kampfer.

http://i.imgur.com/IrwhCGIh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/LUWg1RLh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZLRchrUh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/l35dgq6h.jpg

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RG Justice

http://i.imgur.com/eFPAZuah.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/AiUW7R7h.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/rYasLAXh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kQdIEf9h.jpg

Are non-Gundam kits ok?.....it's Bandai's 1/12 scale Stormtrooper

http://i.imgur.com/W3UbMpPh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Rheoxabh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/zoj5e8uh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sXd72AFh.jpg

ScornMandark
May 23, 2016, 10:54 AM
Very nice! I had an issue with my HGAC DX where the satellite cannon ball joint seized up in the socket - did you have any problems with it?

Vital-Blurs
May 23, 2016, 2:21 PM
Nope, I can't say that I had any issues with the DX's cannons. But I haven't really mucked around with his pose very often.

Painted HGUC Sinanju with a bunch of waterslides to give it the Ver Ka look.

http://i.imgur.com/Q3SRPDHh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/eQwIvbHh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/QWrbNjeh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sE5g9x0h.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/boikd8lh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/0gF3i0xh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/dtEwyhgh.jpg

rockpopandchips
May 23, 2016, 2:33 PM
Nice work, the MkII looks great.

Darzer
May 23, 2016, 6:50 PM
All of them look sweet...except that storm trooper, he's probably going WTF am I doing here?

Zaku
May 23, 2016, 7:16 PM
more good stuff. nice work and nice photography.

Vital-Blurs
May 24, 2016, 3:23 AM
Thanks guys. I know that I've still got a long way to go as I'm still in that paint and snap phase (next step: weathering) but for now here's a couple more simple builds....

My first MG - unpainted Wing XXXG-01W Endless Waltz version

http://i.imgur.com/1CVziWFh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/wjLGHzNh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KZcPSYlh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/qo41z6xh.jpg

RG Destiny - I painted this one because I thought the original colour scheme was a bit too garish.......I think I may have made it worse :D

http://i.imgur.com/M4TKw4Ih.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/7sh2IHQh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/eQdB6tuh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/iLMLK6rh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/699iwZgh.jpg

Squee
May 24, 2016, 8:54 AM
Nice clean builds.

Darzer
May 24, 2016, 9:15 AM
The Destiny is good, worse, not so much, the blue...maybe a shade darker.

Vital-Blurs
May 24, 2016, 9:52 AM
Yeah probably :D My original idea was to simply lighten each colour. So, dark blue became light blue, red became orange, black became dark grey. I might have too much contrast between the 2 main body armour greys too. Oh well, too late now. I'm still happy with how it turned out. I painted the 2 big weapons that usualy go on his back gun metal and silver......but forgot to put them on for the photos :rolleyes:

So, this is how the collection stands at the moment, plus 1 more that I'm giving a flat coat today.

http://i.imgur.com/GOCW1yNh.jpg?1

I wonder if anyone here knows where the GP01 print might've come from?.....

Rxslinger
May 24, 2016, 10:18 AM
I can't think of his name but he is From Australia.

Iris_Aznable
May 24, 2016, 11:36 AM
I'm definitely a fan of the Sinanju, Ez8, and Kampfer, all very well done

Squee
May 24, 2016, 1:03 PM
I can't think of his name but he is From Australia.

Joshua Darrah.

Rxslinger
May 24, 2016, 1:06 PM
Joshua Darrah.

That's the one I was thinking of.

Vital-Blurs
May 28, 2016, 3:47 PM
Yep, GBWC winner. Nice bloke ;)

So, this is the state of the current backlog. I think I've done remarkably well to keep it down to a minimum......I guess it could do with at least one PG though.

http://i.imgur.com/NZvndfUh.jpg?1

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I only just finished this one the other day.....the HGUC Victory 2. No paint, just added some waterslide decals to spruce it up a bit.

http://i.imgur.com/oARfwWwh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/7tT97GXh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/Y4NOMkVh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/yw9vlLlh.jpg?2

http://i.imgur.com/HEAkJgZh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/1DV0DXUh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/R5coOz0h.jpg?1

Vital-Blurs
June 7, 2016, 9:43 AM
While I had the photo booth out, I took the opportunity to get some more shots of previous kits.

http://i.imgur.com/8We1uPuh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/venYr6Zh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZEK8epCh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DGmaMXih.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/g6oQr4Rh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Dz9fHTUh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/xIeIcUth.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KvkisyHh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/oriwyLmh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/q18VrlVh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/kiWUWAfh.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/7ZFWlQrh.jpg?1

thwalker13
June 7, 2016, 9:44 AM
Awesome looking kits man. The Kamper and the Sinanju definitely!

ScornMandark
June 7, 2016, 10:21 AM
Very clean, very nice!