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Anyone thinking of customizing their gundam model kits?
I followed the Beginning series (D and J) and thought tat their customs were amazing.
Currently thinking of outfitting my HG 1/144 Beginning D Gundam with parts from the UC era.
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?

The parts itself are pretty epic. stuff range from weaponry you can configure to small details like booster nozzles and beam shot effects.
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?

The parts itself are pretty epic. stuff range from weaponry you can configure to small details like booster nozzles and beam shot effects.


Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?

The parts itself are pretty epic. stuff range from weaponry you can configure to small details like booster nozzles and beam shot effects.


Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.

Can't tell, I think the spikes were for the MG ones, if I recall.
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?

The parts itself are pretty epic. stuff range from weaponry you can configure to small details like booster nozzles and beam shot effects.


Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.

Can't tell, I think the spikes were for the MG ones, if I recall.


Have you tried the parts?
On any of your model kits?
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?

The parts itself are pretty epic. stuff range from weaponry you can configure to small details like booster nozzles and beam shot effects.


Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.

Can't tell, I think the spikes were for the MG ones, if I recall.


Have you tried the parts?
On any of your model kits?

Not yet, I don't have the funds to buy those.
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Has anyone tried the Builder Parts HD?
The preview images look kind of good?

The parts itself are pretty epic. stuff range from weaponry you can configure to small details like booster nozzles and beam shot effects.


Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.

Can't tell, I think the spikes were for the MG ones, if I recall.


Have you tried the parts?
On any of your model kits?

Not yet, I don't have the funds to buy those.


Oh, I thought you already tried them.
Know any websites with relevant information on these parts?
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Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.

Can't tell, I think the spikes were for the MG ones, if I recall.


Have you tried the parts?
On any of your model kits?

Not yet, I don't have the funds to buy those.


Oh, I thought you already tried them.
Know any websites with relevant information on these parts?

Here's what they'll look like.
http://gundamguy.blogspot.com/search?q=builders+parts
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Do we need to modify the gunplas in order to apply the parts onto them?
I mean, the spikes on HG Zaku is pretty much fixed on it.

Can't tell, I think the spikes were for the MG ones, if I recall.


Have you tried the parts?
On any of your model kits?

Not yet, I don't have the funds to buy those.


Oh, I thought you already tried them.
Know any websites with relevant information on these parts?

Here's what they'll look like.
http://gundamguy.blogspot.com/search?q=builders+parts
(Note: post heavy)


Any thoughts on kit-bashing?
has anyone tried applying pla-plates to their gundams?
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has anyone tried using pla-plates to their gundams?
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has anyone tried using pla-plates to their gundams?


I have.
I used it to do some shielding for LEDs that I put in a head of a old 1/60 scale model, specifically the Full Armor Gundam. It was thin enough to manipulate through the head so that the lighting wouldn't bleed out of certain areas. It's usually recommended to paint the pla plate though for this kind of mod in a flat black so that it absorbs the lighting.

I've been customizing some models for the past couple years, namely in custom color schemes. Only recently have I been adding LEDs and minor weapon modifications.
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has anyone tried using pla-plates to their gundams?


I have.
I used it to do some shielding for LEDs that I put in a head of a old 1/60 scale model, specifically the Full Armor Gundam. It was thin enough to manipulate through the head so that the lighting wouldn't bleed out of certain areas. It's usually recommended to paint the pla plate though for this kind of mod in a flat black so that it absorbs the lighting.

I've been customizing some models for the past couple years, namely in custom color schemes. Only recently have I been adding LEDs and minor weapon modifications.


How do you use the plates?
Drawing?
Do you use some sort of glue to attach them to the kits?
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has anyone tried using pla-plates to their gundams?


I have.
I used it to do some shielding for LEDs that I put in a head of a old 1/60 scale model, specifically the Full Armor Gundam. It was thin enough to manipulate through the head so that the lighting wouldn't bleed out of certain areas. It's usually recommended to paint the pla plate though for this kind of mod in a flat black so that it absorbs the lighting.

I've been customizing some models for the past couple years, namely in custom color schemes. Only recently have I been adding LEDs and minor weapon modifications.


How do you use the plates?
Drawing?
Do you use some sort of glue to attach them to the kits?


Modeling glue is adequate, unless you plan on adding more to the plate, then hot glue would be best. The plates themselves come in sheets, so you need to measure how much you need.
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has anyone tried using pla-plates to their gundams?


I have.
I used it to do some shielding for LEDs that I put in a head of a old 1/60 scale model, specifically the Full Armor Gundam. It was thin enough to manipulate through the head so that the lighting wouldn't bleed out of certain areas. It's usually recommended to paint the pla plate though for this kind of mod in a flat black so that it absorbs the lighting.

I've been customizing some models for the past couple years, namely in custom color schemes. Only recently have I been adding LEDs and minor weapon modifications.


How do you use the plates?
Drawing?
Do you use some sort of glue to attach them to the kits?


Modeling glue is adequate, unless you plan on adding more to the plate, then hot glue would be best. The plates themselves come in sheets, so you need to measure how much you need.


How do you draw the plates?
Using pencils or there's another method?

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