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 on: February 13, 2020, 11:37:53 AM 
Started by Mechworker - Last post by Mechworker
For a lot of people in the Northern Hemisphere, the winter months can be long and draggy. Sunshine is at a premium (if you see it at all), there’s usually cruddy weather and driving isn’t exactly trouble-free. Add to this the inevitable arrival of post-Christmas bills and a return to the “normal” routine, and you’ve got a recipe for some serious doldrums.

Thankfully, my friend Alan took it upon himself to send my “January Blahs” packing by doing some packing of his own! In the mail near the end of January I got a surprise load of kits from him! You want to talk about a great way to end a day? Getting a box of awesome old kits in the mail is definitely a good way to do it!

Thanks, man!

Check out some of the cool stuff I got at the link below, and don’t forget to vote on which one I do in-depth first!

 on: January 23, 2020, 02:28:11 PM 
Started by thegunny - Last post by thegunny
This year is the 10th Anniversary of Mech Categories at the Queensland Model and Hobby Expo.

Gundam Australia are planning on having a display of all the place getters from 2011 to 2019 in both Mech-1 and Mech-2.

If you placed during that time can you please list the year, category and kit you entered please.

eg: 2014, Mech-1, 2nd, Battletech Mad Dog.

I will contact you to see if it's possible to get your kit for display at this years QMHE over the weekend of 22 & 23 Aug.

 on: January 17, 2020, 11:45:51 AM 
Started by Mechworker - Last post by Mechworker
If there’s one thing I love, and one thing Bandai knows all about, it’s variants! When it comes to Gundam kits, there are quite often very many variants of major suits to choose from. The idea, of course, is that people will buy them all… well, it seems to work!

Despite having 3 Jegan and two Jesta varieties in 1/144, I still picked up the 1/100 Master Grade Jegan when I ran into it. It was sure cheap enough for an MG, and it was a lot simpler than some of the more recent, overdone kits. However, I didn’t want just another green Jegan, so I figured out how to customize it.  I did it as if it was still in service at the time of V-Gundam, thanks to the help of the recent RE:100 Gun Ez!

Check out my custom Jegan, likely the last in this long line of evergreen grunt suits!

 on: January 10, 2020, 10:40:36 AM 
Started by MartinHank - Last post by MartinHank
It's just for fun  ::)

 on: January 10, 2020, 10:25:45 AM 
Started by thegunny - Last post by MartinHank

 on: January 02, 2020, 05:08:01 AM 
Started by Mechworker - Last post by Mechworker
It only seems right to start the New Year off with an old kit! Of course, I have a whole stable of those to choose from, but I thought that it would be fun to look at something that I’ve never done before; a biplane!

While everybody knows the Swordfish, there is another Fleet Air Arm biplane of WWII that, it seems, is largely forgotten. No, I’m not talking about the Albacore, although it’s awesomely obscure and somewhat pedestrian as well. I’m talking about the Fairey Seafox! This was an observation and spotting plane used until the middle of the war to help locate enemies for the fleet’s gunners.

It’s no surprise that few people know it; it’s not fast, glamourous or sexy, except in that weird, obscure “What is that??” kinda way. Of course, that makes it totally awesome to me, and I was very happy to finally get my hands on a Matchbox kit of the type. It seems to be one of the harder ones to find!  So, if you want to check out some classic Matchbox goodness on a genuinely obscure type, go no further than the link below!

 on: December 19, 2019, 12:58:12 AM 
Started by Mechworker - Last post by Mechworker
It seems I’m not the only one who’s paralyzed by choice! A short time ago, I had a poll for which of my many Monzas people would like to see written up first! Well, when there’s that much awesomeness on display, I can see why it would be a hard decision to make. However, I was very surprised to see that three of them all tied for first!

So, I personally broke the deadlock and chose the one I liked best, which was also my nephew’s favourite (he’s four and has good taste, it seems). Check out what’s inside the first of many radical custom Monza kits with this out of box look at Street Spyder! It’s an early Christmas present, so Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

 on: December 18, 2019, 01:18:36 PM 
Started by thegunny - Last post by MartinHank
oh this is pretty

 on: December 18, 2019, 12:57:57 PM 
Started by MartinHank - Last post by MartinHank
08MS Team is my favorite gundam series. With my Asian background, I modified these two machines into something else....  8)

 on: December 18, 2019, 12:42:28 PM 
Started by MartinHank - Last post by MartinHank
Lookin' good.

I notice you're from Brisbane. There's quite a few that were active in this forum from Brisbane. We have a display and sponsor a category at the annual Queensland Model & Hobby Expo (QMHE)

Thanks Gunny.
I am a fan of Gunpla from China. Not sure if Gundam is getting popular in Australia but man people are getting crazy on those models in Asian countries like S Korea, China, Malaysia, not to mention Japan. I should be QMHE next year.

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