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Everett, WA

 bantha_beast wrote:
The two fichtenfoo pictures are resin kits available here https://industriamechanika.com/shop/14-Mecha

Resin, huh? Damn. :(

 Barzam wrote:
I got my AIS mecha from PSO2 built last night.

Where'd you get that from? I found it on Amazon but only for pre-order.

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Reading's for morons who can't understand pictures.

 
   
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Thermo-Optical Tuareg





California

Hot it from Amiami. Hlj should have it in stock, too.

   
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Svalarheima, MA



Whoa!

I'd really like one of those - where is it from, and...where can I buy one?

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 Alpharius wrote:
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Whoa!

I'd really like one of those - where is it from, and...where can I buy one?
From here (CGI, not a real model): https://www.artstation.com/artwork/qQn6e
   
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Everett, WA

Sigh... Why isn't a company like Bandai getting in on this and buying the rights to make models of these?


Reading's for morons who can't understand pictures.

 
   
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New Delhi, India

 Breotan wrote:
Sigh... Why isn't a company like Bandai getting in on this and buying the rights to make models of these?



You know why. There's so much stuff out there that no one will make an investment in making models (or shelving them on stores) without a massive 'pre awareness' through a cartoon or movie (or a real life world war).

 
   
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Thermo-Optical Tuareg





California

Believe me, you don't want Bandai doing something like that. They'd screw it up. Just look at what they do with other properties they don't have any real interest in but pick up anyway. Mars Daybreak, Brain Powered, Nobunaga the Fool, Xegapain, Escaflowne, Nadesico, Gyrozetter, Majin Bone, the list goes on. They might make one or two kits, but the quality is likely to be absolute garbage (as in the case of Mars Daybreak), or if they actually do bother putting any effort into it, they'll probably only make one whole model and then kill the line (like with Brain Powered). No, you want someone like Wave or Volks to try something like that. Someone small and willing to take the risk. Actually, you'd probably find stuff like that render as garage kits at shows like Wonderfest.

   
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Sinewy Scourge




Birmingham

 Breotan wrote:
Sigh... Why isn't a company like Bandai getting in on this and buying the rights to make models of these?


Because they're pouring all of their money and resources into Star Wars at the moment, it's half the reason why the Gundam Master Grade line is dying on its feet.

A couple of those vehicles you linked to reminded me of Ma.K (Maschinen Krieger) kits, but I couldn't find any matches.


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 Barzam wrote:
Believe me, you don't want Bandai doing something like that. They'd screw it up. Just look at what they do with other properties they don't have any real interest in but pick up anyway. Mars Daybreak, Brain Powered, Nobunaga the Fool, Xegapain, Escaflowne, Nadesico, Gyrozetter, Majin Bone, the list goes on. They might make one or two kits, but the quality is likely to be absolute garbage (as in the case of Mars Daybreak), or if they actually do bother putting any effort into it, they'll probably only make one whole model and then kill the line (like with Brain Powered). No, you want someone like Wave or Volks to try something like that. Someone small and willing to take the risk. Actually, you'd probably find stuff like that render as garage kits at shows like Wonderfest.

I have little experience with Wave but I've been seriously unimpressed with the quality of their kits I've seen so far. Volks have only recently moved into plastic injection molding for mecha kits with their Five Star Stories IMS line, they're really nicely detailed but if the V-Siren Prominence I have is any indication they've got a long way to go before their engineering gets close to Bandai and Kotobukia levels.

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SoCal, USA!

 Barzam wrote:
Believe me, you don't want Bandai doing something like that. They'd screw it up. Just look at what they do with other properties they don't have any real interest in but pick up anyway. Mars Daybreak, Brain Powered, Nobunaga the Fool, Xegapain, Escaflowne, Nadesico, Gyrozetter, Majin Bone, the list goes on. They might make one or two kits, but the quality is likely to be absolute garbage (as in the case of Mars Daybreak), or if they actually do bother putting any effort into it, they'll probably only make one whole model and then kill the line (like with Brain Powered). No, you want someone like Wave or Volks to try something like that. Someone small and willing to take the risk. Actually, you'd probably find stuff like that render as garage kits at shows like Wonderfest.


OTOH...


It's a good kit!


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 Imateria wrote:
I have little experience with Wave but I've been seriously unimpressed with the quality of their kits I've seen so far. Volks have only recently moved into plastic injection molding for mecha kits with their Five Star Stories IMS line, they're really nicely detailed but if the V-Siren Prominence I have is any indication they've got a long way to go before their engineering gets close to Bandai and Kotobukia levels.


The Wave FSS HIPS kits are pretty good, especially considering the price compared to resin. I wish I'd have bought more 1/100 LED Mirage back when they were "cheap"!

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Gasaraki is probably the exception there. Though, to be fair, there actually were only those three mech types in the series. Frankly, those kits were a lot nicer than the show really deserved. The show for some reason takes this really sharp turn towards hard right-wing politics and xenophobia in its second half that really rubbed me the wrong way. Not to mention the totally unnecessary mysticism aspect. It could've been a really cool near future war story, but no. Past lives, trans-dimensional beings, family drama, corporate espionage, and hard right politics were what they went with.


   
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I remember Gasaraki, I could never get through that show due to the massive amounts of rambling dialogues and all those different plot points.

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SoCal, USA!

Prior to Gasaraki swinging hard right, the show is awesome. The mechs are awesome, and Bandai put a lot of love into designing the model kits. They are, arguably, the best of Bandai's not-Gundam work.

OTOH, I kinda want to get Brain Powerd stuff because they're so cutesy compared to the typical mech stuff stomping around.

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Chicago

Gasraki 1/35 kits are cool and look very good with 28mm stuff, but are they even available anymore? I don't think I've seen them for regular sale for quite a few years.

I've got one in my 28mm mecha forces. I would love to have more but I won't pay collector prices.

-Here's mine with some minor weapons mod and a 25mm pilot fig.
-In the middle is a Robotech toy with minor mods and new paint.
-On the left is a Mechwarrior Dark Age Legionaire action figure that is stock except for the base and lack of exposed ammo chain.

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California

Just a reminder for those who were interested, the Hide-Storm from Kotobukiya's Hexa Gear line, the squid, that's up for preorder now.

For those who need a visual reminder....




You can preorder it from Amiami

http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?gcode=TOY-RBT-4379&page=top

Something to note though, it may not be nearly as huge as folks were expecting. However, it does look to still be decently sized. Something unfortunate that I learned though is that there's actually bonus weapons included if you order through Kotobukiya's webshop. Problem is, it doesn't seem to be available for preorder through Kotobukiya's non-Japanese webshop. That's kind of lame.

   
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Birmingham

 JohnHwangDD wrote:

 Imateria wrote:
I have little experience with Wave but I've been seriously unimpressed with the quality of their kits I've seen so far. Volks have only recently moved into plastic injection molding for mecha kits with their Five Star Stories IMS line, they're really nicely detailed but if the V-Siren Prominence I have is any indication they've got a long way to go before their engineering gets close to Bandai and Kotobukia levels.


The Wave FSS HIPS kits are pretty good, especially considering the price compared to resin. I wish I'd have bought more 1/100 LED Mirage back when they were "cheap"!

I had the 1/100 Junchoon and chucked it, easily the worst model I've ever had the misfortune to get my hands on. Mind you, it comes from the 90's so maybe they've improved drastically in the time since.
   
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SoCal, USA!

Sorry to hear that. The FSS stuff is 90s stuff, and I don't think there's a lot of new plastic getting tooled for it. Looks amazing, though...

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California

Kotobukiya's Hexa Gear line has hit retail now. I just received my order of the two pilot figures today. They're pretty nice, especially considering their size. I got one of mine assembled this evening in about 30 minutes. All snap-fit, no paint necessary. Very articulated and very flexible. A nice feature is that they used a softer ploycap type material for a lot of the high friction areas, so these figures should actually withstand actual play from children. Only downside is, at least on mine, the hands like to pop out.

If you want to see how the figures compare to GW, I took a size comparison.



Kamen Rider Black there is a 1/18 figure (only one I had on hand) and is about the same size as your average modern day GI Joe or Star Wars figure. So, you'll have some kitbashing ahead of you if you want to try adapting their vehicles to 40k or other game systems. On the plus side, these guys will be great to have just hanging around on the desktop to fiddle with.

   
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Runnin up on ya.

 Barzam wrote:
Kotobukiya's Hexa Gear line has hit retail now. I just received my order of the two pilot figures today. They're pretty nice, especially considering their size. I got one of mine assembled this evening in about 30 minutes. All snap-fit, no paint necessary. Very articulated and very flexible. A nice feature is that they used a softer ploycap type material for a lot of the high friction areas, so these figures should actually withstand actual play from children. Only downside is, at least on mine, the hands like to pop out.

If you want to see how the figures compare to GW, I took a size comparison.


Kamen Rider Black there is a 1/18 figure (only one I had on hand) and is about the same size as your average modern day GI Joe or Star Wars figure. So, you'll have some kitbashing ahead of you if you want to try adapting their vehicles to 40k or other game systems. On the plus side, these guys will be great to have just hanging around on the desktop to fiddle with.


So, is that dreadnought size? Wish they were bit bigger because the governor one would make an awesome dreadknight.

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SoCal, USA!

 agnosto wrote:
 Barzam wrote:
Kotobukiya's Hexa Gear line has hit retail now.


So, is that dreadnought size?


It's about 2.5" tall, so it's the height of a Primaris Dreadnought, but not as bulky.

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This should help somewhat. Sorry it isn't head-on.



He's actually about a head taller than the old style Dread and slightly shorter than the Primaris one.

   
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Central Cimmeria

Wow, those hexa gear look fantastic. Thanks for sharing. Did they go together pretty fast? I don't get much pleasure from building Gundam kits.
   
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California

I built him during my lunch break at work. Depending on whether you have any interruptions, you're looking at 30 - 40 minutes tops.

   
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SoCal, USA!

 Barzam wrote:


He's actually about a head taller than the old style Dread and slightly shorter than the Primaris one.


Thanks so much for sharing that. I wasn't aware that GW had embiggened the Primaris Dread so much. Yikes!

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Round 2 Models will be reissuing some Star Trek TNG/Movie era kits

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Hasagawa HA64104 1:20 Antigravity Armoured Raider Pfk.85bis 'Griffon' due in the UK Jan '18



Hasegawa HA64713 1:72 'Last Exile' Vanship with Torpedo Due Jan'18 in the UK

 
   
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Oh that Machine Krieger...

I'll be in my bunk.

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Birmingham

I love the look of Ma.K models, and I have that Vanship, a good model.
   
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Chicago

With the star trek models, I wish they'd release the runabout kit again. It'd be a great model for any sci-fi star base.

Kid K's picture shows the size well.



Interestingly I have the action figure version of the lander pictured on the right. It's huge. It's also missing the side wings, but that's ok as I probably would have done away with them anyway for what I have in mind for it.

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Wow, a Vanship... that brings back some memories.

Immelmann turn!

Any word on pricing?

Poorly lit photos of my ever- growing collection of completely unrelated models!


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£80 for the Krieger, £38 for the Van ship but no idea what that will translate into in other territories as I don't know if they're getting an official UK release via distribution or if the model shop is going to have to import them himself

 
   
 
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