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December 23, 2006, 08:24:53 AM
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I like Zero's "Hire Our Plumbers & Electricians"  :lol:

I think these acronyms makes no sense anyways, but maybe you need it for decal design?  I do like the bulkiness of your setup already, I HOPE that it's going to be big and mean, not one of the "pretty boys" we've been seeing since wing/seed...

December 23, 2006, 11:12:32 AM
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I'm definitely going with the following. This definitely has more to do with decals more than anything else. Thanks for the suggestions everyone, but the winner is:

Hydrogen Oxygen Polymorphic Engine

Thanks Fulcy. Fulcy knows what I'm doing with this project so his makes the most sense actually. This HOPE acronym has to do with the backpack binders and the way they'll split open. Here's my references/inspiration for the backpack. Mine will obviously be different and a combination of the two, but I love these 2 designs.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/fichtenfoo/1139992531948.jpg
http://www5e.biglobe.ne.jp/~reckless/order/lla/lla.html

That's why I'm extending the chest... it'll balance out the long backpack binders. When the backpack splits, I want it to be nice and detailed inside like the following:

http://nblood.jp/7_howto_9.html

Should be cool when done!

Major: I hope this will look bad-ass when done and not Seedy. I want this to have a high-proformance, yet mass-produced look. I'm thinking that the backstory of this is that it's a MS design that never made it off of paper. Great, but too expensive to produce. Maybe it was even a "paper tiger" of sorts. Who knows. :lol:

December 23, 2006, 11:40:48 AM
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lol.  These acronyms remind me of the ones for ZAKU, GOUF, DOM, GUNDAM, etc. in SEED.

Are you going to create a back story for this suit?  Is it going to be a "Gundam" type or a uber MS like the Sazabi?

December 23, 2006, 11:47:35 AM
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I like what you got there FF, and it's good to hear that it won't be another lanky teenage MS.  :lol:

I was going to suggest some acronym for HOPE with "Hephaestus" in it, but now that it's finalized and I can't come up with anything good I'll just drop it.  Since it's called Pandora I would suggest the only weapon carried by this MS to be a box full of little Gremlins.   :razz:

December 23, 2006, 12:00:37 PM
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Quote from: "FichtenFoo"
Hydrogen Oxygen Polymorphic Engine


I hate to sound like some pretentious 'tard, but i was just kind of ping ponging this phrase around and realized why it seemed a tad awkward to me. I've been so used to 'properly' naming molecules in my Chem classes, that id recommend using either:

Hydrogen Oxide Polymorphic Engine
or
HydrOxide Polymorphic Engine

Only thing is, whether or not this changes the 'story' behind the name and the MS. Hydrogen Oxide is commonly known as water, and the Hydroxide Ion is the tail end molecule of every Alcohol. So im not sure whether the slight name change would completely change ur idea, but i just thought id throw this stuff out there incase u could use it.

-Oli

December 23, 2006, 01:08:40 PM
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That was going to be my only suggestion on the acronym - Hydrogen Oxidation or something, and I think both of your suggestions are good Oliphant...

December 24, 2006, 03:32:05 PM
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sweet backpack design, can't wait to see this baby completed.

I was thinking of something more towards the name of Pandora, but I guess that'll never happen.
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December 24, 2006, 11:32:23 PM
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How about - Hyperdynamic Oppenheimer Plasma Emitter, I know it is late, but this is my two cents.

I know that it sounds very geeky, but it does have a nice ring to it.
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December 24, 2006, 11:38:50 PM
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Quote from: "FichtenFoo"
Hydrogen Oxygen Polymorphic Engine


I hate to sound like some pretentious 'tard, but i was just kind of ping ponging this phrase around and realized why it seemed a tad awkward to me. I've been so used to 'properly' naming molecules in my Chem classes, that id recommend using either:

Hydrogen Oxide Polymorphic Engine
or
HydrOxide Polymorphic Engine

Only thing is, whether or not this changes the 'story' behind the name and the MS. Hydrogen Oxide is commonly known as water, and the Hydroxide Ion is the tail end molecule of every Alcohol. So im not sure whether the slight name change would completely change ur idea, but i just thought id throw this stuff out there incase u could use it.

-Oli


I gota say HydrOxide sounds better

December 27, 2006, 10:06:01 AM
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I'm going with HydrOxide.

I also made an in-prog page... something I've been slacking on. :lol:

http://fichtenfoo.com/02GiantRobots/02b-Pandora.htm

December 28, 2006, 07:29:47 PM
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I added some more in-prog shots of the chest armor that I've finally gotten the rough shape of completed. It breaks up into several parts to be removable from the frame for painting.

http://fichtenfoo.com/02GiantRobots/02b-Pandora.htm

December 28, 2006, 07:40:48 PM
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The back of the chest looks really clean. Do you know where you're adding vents to the front yet (just curious)? Also, you've given new meaning to the term "crotch rocket".  :lol:
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December 29, 2006, 08:07:26 PM
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Thanks Zero. I answered your question in my next update. I also added a new prog-pic showing the top of the chest armor and some additions to the shape.

http://fichtenfoo.com/02GiantRobots/02b-Pandora.htm

January 03, 2007, 05:34:34 PM
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Here's the latest shots. THe whitish glops on the sides of the legs is that "shapelock" plastic that softens in hot water. That stuff is PERFECT for brackets to connect armor.

http://fichtenfoo.com/02GiantRobots/02b-Pandora.htm

January 04, 2007, 01:48:56 AM
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Lookin' good!
You will have to  use tons of plastic card to cover a kit that size...
Are you planning on modifying the feet? They might be a little curvy (well I'm only guessing the final kit will be more boxy than the WZC, I might be wrong).
I just reread the wip and noticed that you mentioned a potential FA mode...hope you'll find enough motivation to go for it once you almost complete the kit, gotta love FA!  :D
That shapelock sounds pretty handy, might try it once I'm back in the US.

January 04, 2007, 07:18:51 AM
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Looking good.  And I agree with Ezechiel that the feet should be modded (I'm sure you have plans already).  Looks pretty bulky and I love bulky suits (with FA too?  wow).  

Let's hope Bandai do not pull another shinobi/stargazer on you.  Actually, it wouldn't be so bad 'cause at least the design would be decent.  :lol:

January 04, 2007, 07:33:51 AM
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amazing work you've almost done, have you made any sketch of the final design or are you still working in freestyle ?

January 09, 2007, 02:30:42 PM
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That it is also….is square it made purposely or it is temporary

January 09, 2007, 03:04:28 PM
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I'm not sure I understand your question. If you're asking if there will be rounded parts of this piece then no. I'm going to do everything very angular and beveled. Curves are a pain in the ass and the reason I put projects on hold. :lol:

January 09, 2007, 03:15:21 PM
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Very happy to hear that FF, I'm totally for that philosophy as well.  Just look at Hazel and then  Kapool.  :lol:  :P