1/100 MG Gundam Exia

1/100 Master Grade Gundam Exia

The unit is piloted by Setsuna F. Seiei. The GN-001 Gundam Exia is the close combat Gundam featured in both seasons of Mobile Suit Gundam 00.

Model Number GN-001
Namesake Exousia
Developed from GNY-001 Gundam Astraea
Developed into
GN-0000 00 Gundam
GN-0000/7S 00 Gundam Seven Sword
GN-001/hs-A01 Gundam Avalanche Exia
GN-001RE Gundam Exia Repair
First Seen 2302 A.D.
Last Seen 2308 A.D.
Manufacturer Krung Thep
Operator Celestial Being
Known Pilots Setsuna F. Seiei

Head Height 18.3 meters
Standard Weight 57.2 metric tons
Power-plant GN Drive
Pilot Accommodations Pilot only, cockpit in torso
Armor E-Carbon
GN Composite Armor

As a close quarters unit, there is need for its movements to be as human-like as possible this was the main design of the Exia.

Exia was designed with joints that have the same range of motion as a human. To make sure that Exia's range of movement is not affected, the exia armor is seperated into much finer pieces than the other  Gundams. 

This design would mean that portions of the internal structure is revealed during certain movements and pauses.

Its served Exia as it has the lowest hit rate among the four main 3rd Generation Gundam designs.

Armaments : 

GN Shield
2 x GN Vulcan
2 x GN Beam Dagger
2 x GN Beam Saber
2 x GN Long Blade
GN Short Blade
GN Sword 

To deal with any traitor units that use GN Field technology is One of Exia's important intended roles.

Exia's solid swords are all designed with the ability to easily pierce any GN Field usage on contact

At the time when Exia's solid swords were still incomplete, they made their completion an urgent priority. A higher level of responsibility was given to Exia's pilot.

The kit was built out of the box. No modifications done. Its a very easy build no fit issues. Color separation is good. I had some problems using the kit supplied dry transfer markings. they are really such a pain to apply. I used tamiya acrylic paints thinned by tamiya acrylic thinner applied using my tamiya airbrush.

 I used tamiya acrylic paints thinned by tamiya acrylic thinner applied using my Tamiya airbrush.

Decanted and thinned Bosny paints for the main body color. I used white pearl for the white parts. 

sprayed silver then Honda red for the red parts for that candy tone look. 

 I used white pearl for the white parts. 



    Upcoming item: MG 1/100 Custom Set for MG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.3.0 - September Release

    Upcoming item: MG 1/100 Custom Set for MG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.3.0 - September Release

    Optional Equipment:
    Beam Javelin
    BLASH-XHB-L-03/N-STD 380mm Hyper Bazooka
    BOWA-XBR-M-79-07G Beam Rifle
    Gundam Hammer  (later upgraded into the Hyper Hammer)
    RX-M-SH-008/S-01025 Shield
    Super Napalm

    The RX-78-2 Gundam (aka the Gundam or the White Mobile Suit) is the titular mobile suit of Mobile Suit Gundam. Part of the RX-78 Gundam series, it was built in secret on Side 7. The Gundam would turn the tide of war in favor of the Earth Federation during the One Year War against the Principality of Zeon. The unit was primarily piloted by the series' main protagonist Amuro Ray. 
    info from: GUNDAM WIKI

    ● Gundam Plastic Model LED Unit (Yellow) x1
    ● Hyper Bazooka x1
    ● Beam Javelin x1
    ● Gundam Hammer x1
    ● Water slide decal x1

    The led unit is for the eyes to light up creating that realistic effect. Additional bazooka for extra fire power on those action poses. The beam javelin as an alternative the to the usually used sword of the gundam and beam sabers. 

    To light up the Gunpla LED Unit (Yellow), 2 LR41 batteries are required which is sold separately.
    you will also need a Phillips head screwdriver which required to hold the battery cap.

    To equip into the "Double Bazooka" mode. 
    1 HyperBazooka is included in the MG 1/100 Custom Set. The other Hyper Bazooka included in the MG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.3.0  which is totally the same as the one included in this product (including the grip to adjust with MG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.3.0).

    Notes from  premium bandai
    This product is a limited edition item.
    It may be sold at Bandai-Namco events or for other projects.
    It cannot be purchased at stores selling plastic models.
    There are only a limited number of this product available for sale on 'Premium Bandai'.
    We ask for your understanding in the event that the product is sold out.
    Product images are of a product in development, and they may differ from the actual product.
    The product specifications are current as of June 2013. We ask for your understanding as they may be subject to change.
    This product has a limited production run.
    When the number produced has been reached, we will stop accepting applications for reservations. Thank you for your understanding.

    : HK$ 150.00
    Delivery Period (Pending)
    : Sep / 2013

    Order your item now! premium bandai
    pictures courtesy of : premium bandai


    Pacific Rim toys/figures

    Pacific Rim – 18″ Gipsy Danger Action Figure

    This is the must have collector’s figure from Pacific Rim! 

    The main hero Gipsy Danger receives the deluxe 18″ treatment including enhanced sculptural details, attachable chain-sword weapon, and lights on the chest and head.

    Stands an impressive 18″ tall with articulation is good with articulated neck, shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees.
    Figure  intricate paint detail to replicate all the battle damage and wear and tear seen on the movie.

    The figure has The over 8″ long chain-sword weapon attaches at the forearms and can be wielded on the right or left side. 

    I just hoped they would create another sword for this figure so that both hands can have swords attached. 

    courtesy of NECA TOYS

    7″ Pacific Rim Action Figures Series 1 – Assortment

    Gipsy Danger and Crimson Typhoon

    Gipsy Danger, Crimson Typhoon, and Knifehead.

    From the action movie PACIFIC RIM by Guillermo del Toro 
    When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace. 

    Series 1 will have a full line of poseable action figures directly from the film. Characters include Gipsy Danger, Crimson Typhoon, and Knifehead.

    Figures stand roughly 6″ – 8″ tall and are created directly from the digital files used by ILM in the making of the movie. 

    courtesy of: NECA TOYS


    1/144 RG Karaba Zeta Gundam modelled by: Jeezer M. Malicad a.k.a. Jhez Haptism

    1/144 RG Karaba Zeta Gundam
    modelled by: Jeezer M. Malicad a.k.a. Jhez Haptism

    Real Grade Karaba Zeta Gundam

    The Zeta Gundam is a high-performance, next-generation MS developed by Anaheim Electronics in partnership with the Anti Earth Union Group.

    In terms of weaponry, the Zeta is very well armed with an arsenal favoring beam weapons. It includes standard Gundam type armament including head mounted Vulcan guns, dual beam sabers, and a high powered beam rifle. It also sported arm mounted grenade launchers which could be given additional ammunition from detachable storage packs, and could also house a grappling tool for various purposes. The Zeta's most prolific weapon however is without a doubt the Hyper Mega Launcher, a massive rifle used to great extent in the latter parts of the Gryps Conflict and during the First Neo Zeon War. This weapon fires very high powered beam shots capable of destroying even battleships with a well placed shot. Both the launcher and beam rifle could also double as a cunning melee weapon as the launcher and beam rifle had a built in beam saber bayonet-style modes called the long beam saber. The beam rifle and Hyper Mega Launcher could be used while in Waverider configuration as well, and the hip mounted Beam Sabers doubled as beam guns in this mode. Info from: gundam wiki

    The box art:

    Here is a picture of the manual showing the Karaba marking which would make this kit diffrent from the regular zeta gundam.

    Here is the comparison with the oroginal zeta gundam.

    Here are the shots of the runners of the kit

    Let the build begin!
    The tools as seen on the picture.
    Side cutter
    Regular cutter
    Hobby knife
    Cotton buds

    Shots of the inner frame.
    some times you cant believe its in 1/144. its almost like a Master grade frame.

    some shots of the internal boosters
    shots taken for flight testing the wave rider mode

    Armor test fitting.

    picking the pieces up.
    almost half done zeta

    piece by piece by piece....

    As i have heard about the RG Zeta. the parts can easily be broken due to the kits small and thin parts

    these parts are really small
    comparing the scale with my hobby knife. During assembly. Handle the parts lightly and do not apply too much pressure when snap fitting the kit parts to avoid damaging or breaking them

    The Completed kit.

    no super glue, no modifications, just pure straight build

    Overall Height 19.85 meters (MS mode)
    Head Height 18.7 meters (MS mode)
    Wingspan 18.61 meters (Waverider mode)
    Max Weight 62.3 metric tons
    Standard Weight 28.7 metric tons
    Power Output 2020 kW
    Sensor Range 14000 meters
    Pilot Accommodations  Pilot only (in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso)

    Wave Rider Mode

    Back to RG, Same feelings when buit this kit, same way of building, and same act,had fun building and playing with this kit and transforming it several times. MS-MA-MS-MA-MS-MA, then thinking "I am strascream" and still the kit condition is fine, no stress marks.

    My tips on this zeta:
    BE EXTRA CARE FULL WITH THE PARTS. make sure that you double check some of the parts since there are some extra plastics on the molds of some of the parts. make sure you test fit and move the joints just to llosen them up a bit. the hardest part of the kit was the kits v-fins there so small you need extra care and patience when putting them on.



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