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Messages - DrDazzle

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Model Gallery / Re: Fooly Cooly Canti Figures Complete!
« on: October 13, 2012, 06:36:04 AM »
These are absolutely stunning. They should put you to work on the next line of Canti PVC figures.

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Kit Specifics / 1/100 NG Exia Painting
« on: August 04, 2012, 07:39:31 PM »
Tried looking around, so I am sorry if this has been asked and I missed it. I have been able to find ways around most of the issues i've encountered that would make painting this kit a pain, but I am kind of stumped now. The knee joint is just horrible. Once assembled the thigh and joint are stuck. Additionally, the lower leg has that wacky design, and near as I can tell, there is no way to separate the white calf pieces from the core of the leg and have them glued/puttied/etc. Has anyone found any ways around this stuff, or should I just get ready to do a lot of masking? Thanks guys.

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Model Gallery / Re: Gundam Epyon Ver. S.X.2,Wyvert Basilisk
« on: April 22, 2012, 02:45:31 PM »
Really neat concept. I feel like the heat rod parts used to connect the overhead fang-doodle seem kind of skinny, but you did really great with all the mods and paint. It's very clean and well thought out.

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Model Gallery / Re: HGUC Bawoo Unit 02 "Scarlett Tinkerbell"
« on: April 01, 2012, 06:04:08 PM »
Cool to see this kit done, as it doesn't seem very popular. It looks nice, but I think with a better setup we could see more detail!

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Model In-Progress / Re: Zeta Evolve first resin kit
« on: February 22, 2012, 03:20:24 PM »
That is a beautiful green, can't wait to see the whole scheme on the completed kit.

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Model Talk / Re: MG Knight Gundam?
« on: January 30, 2012, 08:05:48 PM »
Ultimately anything is possible, but generally I think Bandai tends to stick to either kits produced for a currently running series, kits which are in high demand (take the recent EW/Ka. Wing kits, I think a lot of people were waiting for the whole Op. Meteor team for some time), and rehashes (clear kits, recolors, 2.0's etc).

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Model Gallery / Re: 1/35 stormbringer-concept mech
« on: January 22, 2012, 01:33:34 PM »
Very interesting. It feels very Terminator, looks nice.

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Model In-Progress / Re: RGM-79C HGUC 1/144
« on: January 16, 2012, 06:42:45 PM »
No images in this post, but I am still working through it.

Getting frustrated with the priming process. I'm not happy with the model masters acrylic primer right now. I can't get it to spray right. It levels nice, but doesn't cover that well. Just needs to be darker.

It's also clogging up, even with some retarder added.

I plan to go back to my regular gray rattlecans from walmart.

I have also realized that I suck as getting rid of seams, but I have a new tool to help with that.

I normally use bondo for the seams, but it seems to shrink on me. I did pick up some of the liquid green stuff from games workshop.

It is a 2 part epoxy in a semi liquid form that is water soluble. You just paint it on.



Personally i've never liked the MM acrylics. They didn't seem better than their run of the mil acrylics. I think you'd be better off with Tamiya or MM enamel.

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Model In-Progress / Re: Evangelion Unit 00
« on: January 15, 2012, 05:03:34 PM »
The kit is the the original version (1996) not the rebuild or newer models;
I did not modify the kit in any major way just rivet holes.


Just curious. I do like the changes you've made though.

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Model In-Progress / Re: Pottymouth Droid
« on: January 12, 2012, 08:00:55 PM »
You could make a fortune kitting that, or at least selling painted recasts.

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Model In-Progress / Re: Evangelion Unit 00
« on: January 12, 2012, 07:58:04 PM »
Is this one of the kits release for the Rebuild series or did you modify it?

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Model In-Progress / Re: Pair of Remoras
« on: January 11, 2012, 04:51:18 PM »
Your stuff gets more and more lifelike every time. Museum quality. It's amazing to look at the first kits you posted, then to compare them to your recent works.

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Model In-Progress / Re: AMT/ERTL Millenium Falcon Diorama (hopefully)
« on: January 08, 2012, 11:52:20 AM »
I got a dremel for 8 bucks and I could not believe it. I went around looking for stuff to dremel. I know someone else recently did a MF with some LED/fiber optic work, so if you need help you could check out his WIP. Can't wait to see the turnout.

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Model Gallery / Re: 1/144 HGUC Z'Gok (Again)
« on: January 06, 2012, 12:11:05 AM »
Truck liner? That's pretty crafty. Did you do anything besides spray it on? It looks like a really simple way to texturize and it came out great.

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Model Talk / Re: "New" Evangelion Kits?
« on: January 02, 2012, 11:47:20 AM »
Link?

http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10114203

The completed kits don't look much different outside of color schemes, and the runners don't seem any different to me.

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Model Talk / "New" Evangelion Kits?
« on: January 02, 2012, 01:57:56 AM »
I was on Hobby Search looking around, and I saw these. They're obviously newly manufactured for the film remakes. The kits have new weapons and feature new color schemes and some slight changes to some designs, and a heftier price tag (50 bucks for unit 02?). The thing is though, it looks to me like these are no different than the LMHG kits they put out, just with some new parts. I noticed the arms seem to be made in exactly the same way, which is a bummer. Can anyone confirm if these are any different than the old kits, or if they're just re-releases with some new gimmicks?

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Model Gallery / Re: Slacking Off ! hazards of a maintance base.
« on: December 20, 2011, 05:35:52 PM »
This is really nice for sure, great execution. The Nemo though? Just seems too high tech/spacey for such a gritty, real world dio.

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Model In-Progress / Re: 1/144 Bandai NZ-666 Kshatriya
« on: November 12, 2011, 09:17:04 PM »
Should get someone to move this to the completed section. I like the silver on the Zeon emblem. Much nicer than the yellow.

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Model In-Progress / Re: 1/144 Bandai NZ-666 Kshatriya
« on: November 10, 2011, 07:00:52 PM »
Well executed no doubt, but the shading is a bit heavy for my tastes. Like the base too.

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Model Talk / Re: Chinese airbrush
« on: November 04, 2011, 05:20:24 PM »
I think for most people, the HFT airbrush has proven to be a competent cheap route for those who can't afford some higher end brushes.

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