MG Strike Freedom White Keita Custom ver Kain

Hi everyone. This is the one of the recent commission job that I have received. It a MG Strike Freedom. Time to give a boost to all who wanted to join the MG course starting soon.

I had to admit I’m not a fan of strike freedom but nevertheless is a job so had to get it done for him. I was approached by the customer to have it modded into somehow close to Keita’s Kira White Custom.

But not wanting to re-created the same kit. I have told him that I wanted to re-do it in my way. But the colour scheme will be kept as Keita as I respects Keita’s work and the credits given to him and some remodeling intel were taken from his design. Example the chest piece which is squarish which alot of people like, The rest were taken from ideas from resin conversion kit and from my MG Impulse modding design. It one job which I like and I’m just glad that the customer like it more that I do. I felt I have not done a very good job in this as I felt there might be more that I could put into but somehow this is the design people like to see and the conversion kit design customer likes to have. If there is a chance to re-work on another MG Strike Freedom. I promise I will try my very best to mod my own version

Ok here are the photos and pardon me for my wall of texts :)

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Final Picture
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MG Force Impulse Gundam Ver Kain Re-visit (M-Con 2008 Entries)

Hi everyone. This is a re-visit of my MG Force Impulse Gundam Ver Kain which I submitted for M-Con 2008. I’m sure alot of visitors who visit my blog has seen the work in Progress so I will skip that part. And present to you the Pictures taken by a fellow modeler who is so kind enough to let me use the photographs he taken to be uploaded here to share with everyone. Credits to Viper1972 from SprueCutter.com. Which you can access his site where it loaded with alot of informations you need to know about in scale modeling :) Do drop by and say hi to Viper1972. Ok here goes.

The award won by this Kit of mine

1: M-Con Bronze award under Sci-fic Cat
2: M-Con Merit award from HLJ.com

Here goes the pictures :)
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Many thanks for visiting my blog and hope to see you all at S.M.C :)

1/100 scale Walker Machine Gallop Type

This build is one of my entry to show my support to local scale modeling scene and it being held by Plamo Outthere where they are one of the major scale modeling forum in Singapore. You could click on the links on the side of the bar to check it out. It a very cool website that local and foreign modelers share our thoughts and ideas with.

This is my 1st time joining WOOB. I have choosen to use this kit as my entry. It a very old kit and was given to me by GreenZaku(He built the Keberos that has the title “Here be Dragons” that won BAKUC best new challenger last year. Kudos to you bro and I will be touching on this kit and you can keep your horizon eyes on this wip. It for you :wink-wink:

This kit is release by Bandai under the animation XABUNGLE. it a very old animations and I didn’t have any chance to catch it at all. And this Walker Machine is sort of like the standard mech warriors type like tank that does sentry.

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Even though it a 1/100 scale, It actually very small size when competely build. There is only 2 runners and a water slide decal. The decal is still well kept

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The detail on the kit is very detail also. You can actually see the smelting or grafting of parts that is hot-ironed on like those seen on actual tanks and model kits itself.

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I will be doing this color scheme. It has a very Nazi’s feel to it. Can hopefully can learn more about weathering and rusting effects on this kit.

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So till next time :) Will update everyone on this kit WIP :)

AFA 08 event

Hi everyone. Been a while that I have update my blog. Was busy with the events like AFA 08 and M-con. I have took some photos of the events to share with everyone here. This is the 1st major SMC official outing. Do check it out. After this next week I will upload the M-con event.

The AFA tickets booth. I was meeting with the SMC members there as early as 6am. And early in the morning there is already a long queue and lucky thing is we managed to queue at the front few spots. The reason we came so early as a team it because we’re all hardcore Gundam fan and the original creator Mr Kunio Okawara san will be making an apperances at AFA and we’re queuing so early so we could lay our hands on the 1st 20 MG RX-78 ver 2.0 Gundam where we will be given a ticket to have a privileges to have our purchase autographed and photos taken with the MASTER. If without him I don’t think we will have a chance to build model kits that is called Gundam nowdays.
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Some of the SMC members who are playing their PSP and NDS to pass the time while they wait.
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Doing his stuff while waiting :)
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The SMC group
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Now for the solid part of the event show.
When we entered the event hall. We’re greeted by a huge size Gundam Exia place at the BAKUC top ten entries corner. Man I tell you those works are solid. Good job to all selected modelers.
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Now for some highlight of the events. Lots of booths and showcase of the latest release from different toys and model kits company. Meet up with one of my friend who works at Latendo also. And they have great offers too over there. So do drop by their shop at Kallang leisure park when you have time. I’m sure their shops will suffice your Otaku needs :)

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Now after gotten our RX-78 ver 2.0 Gundams and walking around abit we proceed to have our lunch at the food court and discuss our battle plans on what to hoot later LOLZ.
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And after lunch we all head back for Mr Kunio Okawara san’s speech session. He covered the design terminology of gundams and alot of his works. If you miss the chance you may never have this chance again as it very rare for the designer to make an apperance to address his work outside Japan. And we get to meet him up close later in the evening also. :)
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Now is the fun part. After Mr Kunio Okawara san’s speech has ended. We proceed to the seminar hall to “chop” our seats in the front row. It about 2pm at that point of time and we have a 3 hours gaps in between. So we entertain ourselves playing PSP or doing some write out for the upcoming SMC official website.

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And we took the seminar hall table to have our own speech session ( Jus random fooling around as it such a long wait….)
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Finally Mr Kunio Okawara san appears for his autograph session (Yes the time is finally upon us :) ) And yes SMC members is at the 1st this time round.
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I was the 1st in line and Mr Kunio Okawara was getting seated and I could see the smile when he saw my MG Zaku II on the table with the model kits that I have bring down with the RX-78 which is purchase by one of the SMC members but sadly he is not able to stay behind due to he is working afternoon shift so I have to help him get his kit signed also.
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Mr Kunio Okawara san sign the RX-78 OYW shield for me with the gold pen we prepare earlier,
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And the MG ZAKU II shield too
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Me holding my MG ZAKU II while watching closely as Mr Kunio Okawara signed on the Zaku II shield. Mr Kunio Okawara signed carefully on the shield as he didn’t want to damaged the paint job as he told me. He sure is happy as I’m the only one who bring a completed airbrushed painted kit for him to sign and it his own design, Gundam and Zaku ^_^
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Another Victory and Medal of Honor for SMC display cabinet.
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The fellow SMC members getting their model kit manual signed by Mr Kunio Okawara san
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If you notice that all of us have a red arm bands as it
the official item given to the 1st group of SMC members only.
Only the 1st group who register as SMC will be entitle to it.
After that there will be no more as it produces in small quantity.

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Now the aftermath. Simcher the SMC event coordinator smiling so happily as ever after the autograph session. man we’re all tired out by then. The time if I’m didn’t remember wrongly is around 6 pm plus.
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Now the good things has been shown. I would like to share this with everyone. Now there are some things that really piss me off. I’m sure those who come so early in the morning and queuing for the tickets will feel the pain I felt. As you can see this photo. All the members of SMC has pre-order our tickets and we’re the 1st few who managed to get in the start of the long queuing line. And when we collected out ticket and when we proceed to the entrances and waiting for the time for us to proceed into the event hall.

My goodness there are alot of people inside there. Some of them are event helper or staffs and there are also cosplayers who “got the pass” got in there earlier than the others and they managed to grab all the good rare stuffs 1st before us without breaking a sweat where we pre-order our tickets and come so early to collect our tickets/ Queue so early in the wee hours and this is the things that greeted us. We ask the event organizer and express our unhappiness and this thin old man who was wearing a blazer and having a grey coloured hair (You know who you are ) just shrugs us off by saying ” There is nothing we can do” What kind of answer was this? And he didn’t even bother to say we’re sorry or offer some kind of better excuse to us. Hopefully this event organizer can wake up and show some respects and gratitude towards those who are very supportive towards this event. Come to think about it, If there is no fans to support your events. You think you will be able to pull it off? I doubt so.

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This photograph is taken before we are given the chance to enter the event hall where those who pre-order the ticket are given a privilege to enter the event hall 15min earlier. But this photo already show it defeat the purpose and they broke their promise. Where in the world are we given the privilege? Those good rare stuffs is all taken by others as you can see from the photo. It sure spoilt our days early in the morning.

If AFA event organizers you are looking at this. Hopefully you could at least give us some explanations to put our mind at ease as you can see from the photos taken has speaks for itself.

The Exorcist MS team of Zeon (BAKUC 08)

Hi everyone. This is my this year entry to BAKUC. It tough to rough out the surface of the hanger itself but managed to gave it a old wash down dirty look. When thru the reference from gundam weapons on hanger design and took the idea of “Used Future” weathering from star wars .

Everything in the hanger is all beat up and dusty and dirty due to the nature of non-stop combat sortie during the one year war period of UC era. Adopt the idea from MS igloo of an experimental unit called “Scar-Face” hence the face bear a scar that is done by the pilot to signalize the unit name itself. As being deploy by Zeon. Hence this Espionage Mobile Suit is developed to combat the “White Akuma or Akuma” which is known by the Zeon for it capabilities in combat. As you all can see this Exorcist MS Zaku II has managed to claim it trophy which is a real type Rx-78 back to their Zeon hanger for closer examination to help further developed better weapons R&D. The Zaku Unit has spray coolent agent on the exposed damaged area on the Rx-78 to prevent it from bursting into flame and also make it safer for the tech team to work on retrieving important data on the RX-78. And the soldiers at the hanger is getting very busy cleaning up the oil leakages that the Rx-78 has made too. On the other hand a DE-briefing by the Captain/pilot to his soldiers at the front of the Zaku II.

Here are the photos
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The Damaged RX-78 real type
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Close up of the damage
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Now for the background
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Close up of the Exorcist Zaku II
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The Scar design by the Pilot
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That is all for now everyone. So do give me your support and if my work has been chosen as the
top 10 entry you will be able to see my kit at AFA08. :) For more info on AFA08 do check out this link below

MCon 2008 & Singapore BAKUC Challenge 2008

Hi everyone. So sorry for not able to update for the past few weeks due to the current activities at SMC. But now things are almost on the way. I would like to announce these 2 Year end event that shook local scale modeling scene. The MCon Competition and the Singapore BAKUC Competition at November. So it gonna be a eye fest for scale modeling lovers or starter alike. So if you want to catch a piece of the action pls check out these 2 links and date.

MCON 2008

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BAKUC 2008 Challenge

http://www.afa08.com/competition_bakuc.htm

I will be joining both Events so if you have seen me before do say hi :) Cya there everyone :)

SFX 1/6 scale Predator WIP 3

Hi everyone, This is the 3rd WIP of this SFX 1/6 scale Predator. After last week most of the paint job has been done. Only it only left the netting on the body and the spots that a Predator’s body has. The netting it hard to draw but after a while you will get used to it LOLZ :) I have still left the dreadlocks not fully done yet. Will post again soon next week once I have the dreadlocks done and washing done :)

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Without the spots
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with spots
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Bio Mask on
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That all for now :) cya next week :)