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SCGMC 2012!

Ok, we’ve been working behind the scenes planning out this year’s Southern California Gundam Model Competition event. We have a bigger room booked at the same location as last year. We’ve also go tons of new ideas to add into the mix. The group of us shot a quick little infomercial: Saturday November 17, 2012 Fullerton Holiday Inn Royal Ballroom 2932 East Nutwood Avenue Fullerton, CA...

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Vendors at SCGMC

For the upcoming Southern California Gundam Model Competition in November, there will be vendors selling gunpla as well as gunpla related resin conversion kits. Robot4Less and TatsuHobby will be vendors at SCGMC, so all your plastic AND resin gunpla needs will be met. Additionally, there will be tools, paints, and various aftermarket items for sale at this event as well. For our friends in Northern California, TatsuHobby is also holding a contest as part of their 2 year anniversary celebration: Tatsu Hobby Anniversary Event #3 Northern CA Gunpla Competition! Our last event for this anniversary is the Northern California...

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SCGMC Trophies

I received a box on my front door step today, inside are the trophies for SCGMC. There is a local miniature figure contest that gives out coin trophies, and I’ve always thought that this was a very cool method for an award. Then again, I’m ex-military, so I just like the idea of having the challenge coin style trophy. Having the choice of colored finished, we went with black metal, silver, and bronze, which will be the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awards respectively. We will also have a separate awards for the five special theme awards. Currently the categories...

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Cutting and Sanding

One of the most important steps for building gunpla or any model for that matter, is cutting and sanding. Parts cut correctly with the correct tools will reduce the chance of damaging the parts. When cutting, use a proper cutting tool such as nippers. Nail clippers don’t give the proper leverage and cutting angles, and the blades are curved so those are not the best of tools to clip parts. Now when cutting parts, it’s best to cut away from the main part, leaving a small amount of the nub next to the piece. Cutting too close to the...

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Southern California Gundam Model Competition

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