Author: tgg_admin

HG Grimgerde WIP

HG Grimgerde WIP So I’m currently at the boring, clean up part of the Space Jahannam build. Decided to switch to a different project I’ve had on my mind for a while. It was originally just to supposed to be a simple, quick build but then thought it would be a good project to test working with surface mount leds (the very tiny ones).   The Swords The swords looked a bit too small and I wanted them to look more menacing. Used 1.5mm styrene and traced the original sword on it. Sketched out the size of the...

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Space Jahannam WIP 2: More mods and details

Space Jahannam WIP 2: More mods and details Weapon Mods I did not like the beam rifle the kit comes with. It just  looks to weird in hand without a trigger finger hand and it does not sit on arm too well. Ended up chopping the back end of the rifle and reshaping the handle with styrene and putty.     The wrists looked too skinny to me compared with the rest of the arm so I added a wrist gun and grappling cable to them. Started off the wrist gun by cutting a piece of runner that...

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Completed Build 1 + Tear Apart: HG Purple Frame Unicorn

Completed Build 1 + Tear Apart: HG Purple Frame Unicorn Base Kit: HG Unicorn Destroy Mode Mods: None, just paint   First kit I attempted anything with other than snap fitting. Everything was hand painted except the white armor parts.   Tear Apart Now for the fun part. Ripping it to shreds. I’m still relatively new to the hobby and only recently started painting and modding kits. As with a lot of other things, it’s good practice to look back at your old work and criticize it. This let’s you figure out what you could’ve done better and...

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Mistake Roundup #1

Mistake Roundup #1 I’m pretty new to customizing kits so I still make a lot of mistakes. Here are a few that I have made so you can learn from them. Soft Plastic + Putty + a Ziplock bag = a Rubbery Mess This happened while I was trying to fill in the holes on the backs of the Space Jahannam hands. They are made of the soft plastic that Bandai uses in newer HGs, usually the frame/weapon grey pieces. Normally, using putty to fill in holes usually works great. Don’t do what I did and toss the...

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