MR JQ's WIP Garage

Very smooth, love how the hands turned out. Definitely adds to the pop.

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Decided to finally fully light the ikea cabinets with led strips. This is a project for sure, didn’t think ahead and only had enough supplies to do one cabinet… Ope.





1 down 3 to go lol

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Here’s at night! Cannot wait to have them all lit up.

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That looks fantastic.

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Thanks!

I’m thinking of putting mirror tint on the backside to have some background.

Might just use black poster board in the mean time.

Oh that is fantastic. I love how low profile it is, but I would love to run a variable resistor through it so you can choose how much you want to illuminate them. This is very clever though.

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Tyvm! 2 things not shown are the dimmer switch, and the remote control. The remote will actually let me flash them in several different modes too.
I’ll get some more pics and maybe a vid later.
Edit: I’ll also try to show a wip/ how to when I start the others.

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Oh cool 1 step ahead! Yeah would love to see a write up on installation.

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One of my favorite PG kits hands down.

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4 cabinets complete! Whew, this was a task. Still need to dustproof them, but that’s going to be for another day.

I’ll be making a how to on this, not sure if I should make a thread specifically for that?

Overall I’m very pleased with how this turned out, going to use my old led lights in my ab booth, and rearrange that setup later.

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Which LED light strips did you get? And how do you plan on dust proofing these? Genuinely curious as these will likely be the display cabinets that I get.

It looks great!

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Thanks!

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07DZQ1WW6?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title

This is the led I used, I had to source a few other things to be able to complete it for four cabinets.

I read online that you can use pile weather stripping to line the inside of the door of the cabinets to make it dust proof, it looks like this
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07L5GDV8L/ref=ox_sc_act_image_1?smid=A12FJVTLVM8HOE&psc=1

Back to building and painting things…

Snapped Hg Sarah Doll together last night, and I added the sky high wings.


Sadly there’s no peg holes on her, so the stand combo has to be used. Might work better with an actual action base and an adapter.

Ive also been slowly doing a re-work on a mmpr Shogun Megazord that I got from eBay, but I don’t have much for pics at this time.

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Happy Valentine’s day everybody!

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You sure like those Gundam girl models, I see.

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Sometimes I get Pokemon fever lol

They’re really not that good, the Build Divers/Re:Rise are much better in terms of quality. Plus sometimes I need models that aren’t the same ole, Same ole…

Got The Mg Zaku Warrior in today

Thanks! @briank913

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Yay! Enjoy and show us what you can do!

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Losing parts is probably the worst feeling of gunpla. Especially when it goes to an expensive kit. My Perfect grade Banshee had been missing it’s facemask for over a month now, looked everywhere, re-arranged my area, and did some organizing all without finding the part.

I’m happy to report that the mask appeared today, back from the black void of missing things, praise be to those who govern the endless void, for you are powerful and merciful lol.


Now hopefully I can get this project back on track, as I had been feeling pretty defeated.

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I’m glad you found the piece! Already, I’ve learned how frustrating that can be, but I can’t wait to see this one finished. It already looks absolutely stunning!

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