Author Topic: Schwan Gar - Custom Qubeley  (Read 3452 times)

September 21, 2006, 06:12:41 AM
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Found this on HobbyFan, so I thought I'd post it here.  Scanned from this issue of HobbyJapan:

http://www.hlj.com/product/HBJMAG0510






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September 21, 2006, 06:54:59 AM
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Very Cool! I wonder, was the Schwan Gar built using a scratch build conversion, or was a conversion kit used?
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September 21, 2006, 07:05:53 AM
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I believe it's a full custom, from design to how it was implemented (though, from the looks of it, it appears that parts from other kits were used too...

September 21, 2006, 08:20:27 AM
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Yeah, if it is a scratch build mobille suit the modeler I wonder how many Gundam kits he had to kit bash to get the parts he needed to make the Schwan Gar mobile suit.
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September 21, 2006, 08:25:46 AM
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I don't know, but it has given me some ideas for what to do with my Qubeley...

September 21, 2006, 08:43:58 AM
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Looking at the photos, I can already see which Gundam Kits parts were used  to make the model.

Some of these guys go through a lot of different kits to get what they need.

For example, a while back, I was looking through G-trance.top, the model builder had a really nice scratch built 1/100 Saviour Gundam, from what I have figured out, he used parts from 11 different Gundam kits!!!

* I had to use a translation website to read the webpage, the translation was not very clear.

This gives me a good idea on how to build the Shield Boosters and Beam Emitters on the Hazel II that I want to build.
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September 21, 2006, 08:50:56 AM
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It reminded me of Geymalk, probably because of the 2 large binders in the back.  It's in fact a good thing, as they are supposed to be in the same era.  Very cool mod for a Q.

September 21, 2006, 10:50:44 AM
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Remember seing this in that book. Love that kit, reminds me of the nightingale. The paintjob is impressive too. Same kind of effect that on the Xeku Zwei, kinda like the belly of white shark.

September 21, 2006, 06:06:09 PM
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Does anyone know what it says on the shoulder?
I know the bottom line of text is in geman and says something like "for the whole family" but, the top line I cant identify. It doesnt look like german; to me it sounds like french, but I dont think it is.
The model is gorgeous though. Its got this organic machine look to it and the paint scheme helps it come together nicely.

September 21, 2006, 07:15:31 PM
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The one thing that I do not like about this model, are the hands

September 21, 2006, 08:13:11 PM
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It's not French but Latin. It means "the one who are about to die greet you". It's what gladiators said to Caesar before fighting, basically.

September 21, 2006, 08:33:41 PM
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Ezechiel's right. It comes from "Avé Caesar, morituri te salutant " ("Hello César, those who are about to die salute you"). And "die ganze familie" translates directly from German to English as "the whole family". So... This is probably "Those who are about to die salute our whole family." Or something.
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September 22, 2006, 12:55:10 PM
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Morituri te slutant fur die ganze familie...so thats "Those who are about to die salute you for the whole family" or something. Thats definitely adds to the cool factor knowing that the guy took time to get two different languages and combine then together to make an intimidation like that.  
Thanks guys, I didnt even think about Latin :lol: