S.M.C Open House

Hi everyone. The S.M.C (Scale Modeling Club) has fully kicked off her operation on the 13th of July and it was a bang. Lots of modelers from all walks of live attended the open house and there are lots of peoples ranging from all ages who sign up as a SMC member. The whole event lasted from 11am all the way till 5pm. And for the 1st time PA has fully supported the Scale Modeling as a healthy hobby and SMC will do her best to bring this joy to everyone. Also SMC has also launch the 1st scale modeling course that is fully run in the Community Club. It the 1st of her kind and I’m sure there will be more to come. Those who are interested to know more may drop by on every Sunday from 11am till 5pm and pay SMC a visit.

Address
S.M.C
Kampong Glam Community Club
385 Beach Road S’pore 199581
Level 3 on the left of the stairs

Now for the photos πŸ™‚

The Registration Booth for the membership and course. All the working committees are getting ready for the open house to start.
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Modelers start coming in and are check out the display cabinets.
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The registration booth is getting busy as lots of people is signing up as the SMC member
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Some members checking out the display of different model kits we’re building.
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The official Beginner scale modeing course banner posted by the CC to created awareness to the public. And there are alot of people who sign up for the course on that very day. If you are interested do give the CC a call for more info.
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Flowers which is delivered to me as a gift from my company. I Luv u all man.
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I will update everyone more in the future as I’m working very hard on my year end BAKUC Project πŸ™‚

MG Force Impulse Ver K (WIP 2)

This is the 2nd update of my latest MG project Force Impulse. I have done mostly all the modding on the main body and the shield. Will be moving to detail and mod the back pack that comes with the Impulse. Do keep a look out for the WIP 3 coming next week πŸ™‚ And the head is up too but without the V-fin LOLZ

The front view of the Impulse
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The side of the Impulse with the shield
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The back view of the Impulse
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MG Force Impulse Ver K (Work In Progress)

Got this MG from Bernard a while ago. I have been procrastinating on that I will not be getting this but due to the Internal Frame this kit has and to me it sort of a preview of the upcomming RX-78 Ver 2.0 ( Yeah I’m a Lover of the old UC gunpla and Zeonpla LOLZ ). So I started this a few days ago. Progress is slow due to the amount of commission work that I have to clear so only have a day maybe 1 to 2 hours to work on my kit, Further more the SMC is kicking off operation soon on this 13th of July so it gonna be a very busy month for me and also I’m in the mid of doing my Bakuc project for this year. sweat.gif It almost done but still need a little tweaking. So I be putting that aside till further news from Sheng Tai on their announcement date of Bakuc 2008.

Ok here is the review I had for this kit while working on it.

MS Force Impulse Mini review

The frame use by this kit is almost the same as all the frame use by the Seed series. Mainly the Strike Freedom frame. The arms and Legs are almost the same. The only difference is the Main Upper body and lower torso. The middle intersection is not entirely hollow. The connector point is the four mini hydraulics that connect the upper torso to the lower torse with a small hollow section to house the core fighter. Only the main cockpit intersection will be connected onto the upper and lower torso. The rest will be outside the body. When without the outer armor piece it will be very protruding but after the armor has been place on. The protruding section of the core fighter won’t be that much smile.gif So Kudos to Bandai for making this design. But articulations on the torso won’t be as solid as the MG Destiny. No bending forward or backward in the centre of the torso. But it remove the overall fat looking torso that the NG or the old RX-78 has to offer smile.gif I will update more on this review when i built further smile.gif

Now for the modding I have done. Overall the proportion of the frame is good. So I had to work on the armor as there is nothing I can do to make the torso bend forward or backward without “wasting” the core fighter. So i skip that section and work on the “cosmetic” outlook of the armor. This is what I have done to on the upper body

From the left….
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From the right….
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Now for a close up on the chest. I have made some changes to the left and right upper chest armor pieces. As it molded in one piece. As I would want to show off the internal frame as I will use star bright silver on it to make it shine. So I had to remove the one piece molding and break it into different level. On the right upper armor I have remove the upper portion and make it separated attachement piece. And have added some detail piece under it

The upper chest armor I have added some Koto parts and some panel lines on it to make it more mechanical. I choose to make the panel line slightly different from the left and right so it will show a slight difference between them smile.gif No sense but kinda like it LOLZ. The shoulder armor piece is nicely molded and detailed. So I just gave it a few panel lines to make it look seperated smile.gif

Now onto the arms armors
You you all can see, I have added a hover groove onto the upper arms unit as when it flying without combining into a gundam. It can still land. As it don’t have wheels to land the unit. So a hover groove will make a little sense to it when it needed to land

From the back…
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On the lower side of the torso…
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These are the modification I have did in order to show off the upper internal frame.

Now for the Lower legs frames mods that I have did. As for the upper thighs I have done some cutting to allow the internal frame to be expose yet still maintain the gimmick for it to move. And some of the lower legs armor has been cut off to show the lower legs frame. Will be doing more detailing to it once I have done all the cutting.

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Scale Model Club (KGCC) Open House

Hi everyone.

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I would like to announce to everyone that the 1st local Scale Modeling Club has kick off it operations. There will be an Open House for public to visit and the members of Katoots are Invited to come over to the Open House event. Scale Modeling Club ( S.M.C ) is under the wing of PA and we’re operating at Kampong Glam Community Club. S.M.C has been sent up for one main purpose. It to expose scale modeling as a Hobby to the public and to have a fixed workshop which is located in the heartland centre which members can easily access the workshop from all locations in Singapore. The Community Club can be reach via MRT or Buses. Membership is open for registration on that day with Discount Vouchers by M-Workshop.

Venue: 385 BEACH ROAD, Singapore 199581 (Nearest MRT = Lavender MRT Station )
S.M.C Club Room at Level 3 on the left from the stair
Date: 13/07/2008
Time 11am till 5PM
How to get there
Pls copy and paste this over a blank internet page to view

http://www.sgclub.com/singapore/scale_model_club_
78084.html#post1146303


Do drop me a sms or call me at 97110641 so I’m able to put you under our visitor’s list πŸ™‚

Hope to see everyone there on the Open House events as there will be live demo on model kit building, Showcasing of current built model kits, Cosplayers cosplay as characters in the Gundam Universe and more. S.M.C will like to announce that the club is officially taking over the Gundam Model Kit from Sty’s Workshop as from today and many thanks for all the hardwork and effort Sty’s Workshop has put in all these years in supporting the local scale modeling communities. S.M.C will provide the event space , Halls, Theater that will hold all the upcomming Gundam Model Kit meet and the next Clash of the Titans Modeling Competition next year March. Now there is a solid 6 to 8 months to prepare for your solid, mod frenzy, resin conversion, Kit Bash and Mega Diorama set up and brace yourself for the clash of the Titans at the March Modeling Competition. Do give us all your support everyone πŸ™‚

S.M.C welcomes everyone on the 13th of July 2008. See you all there :thumbs:

The Shin Musha is one of my Fav Gundam. Due to the announcement but I still want to share some thingw which interest me. Go check out his website. This Shin Musha was modeled by Sandrum. See more of his works at http://anaheimmachines.blogspot.com/

Hasegawa VF-0S Reactive Armor

Hi everyone. Just to share with everyone my one of my recent Commission Job from one of my customer. I have been working on this Hasegawa kit for quite sometime and I have finally completed it a few weeks ago. Overall the height of this kit is quite tall compare to the regular Gundam plastic model kit that I have built so I quite enjoy the process in building this. And the way of building it and the shortcuts in painting the kits is quite different from the standard Gundam Model kits too. But despise all the detail on the kit. The articulations and movable gimmicks is still far far away from Bandai. Hopefully Bandai’s Macross Frontier kit will be at this size of Hasegawa and the articulation of Gundam

Without the chest armor on( The rest is all armored-claded as they can’t be removed as it hollow. The arms can be removes but there are 2 pegs on the side of the arms that make it look ugly without the arms armor on. I actually wanted to pre-shade this kit but due to the customer’s request for it to be painted clean. No weathering and shading. So it ended up looking more old school anime type rather than the weathered mecha machine shown inside Macross Zero πŸ™‚

Enjoy πŸ™‚

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Now with the reactive armor on πŸ™‚ Full blast mode LOLz
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Now I place it side by side with a 1/100 MG RX-78. You can roughly gauge how big this VF-0S kit is πŸ™‚

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Till next time πŸ™‚ I will do an official announcement when my new club is set up πŸ™‚

The Big O

Hi everyone. I have been building non-Gunpla kit recently and this is one of the more rare kit that is release by Bandai quite a long time ago.I have recently bought it overseas from Japan. Here is a simple writeout I took from Wiki to give everyone an in-sight on what is the Big-O is all about πŸ™‚ The animation DVDs has been release in the market quite a while ago and I’m sure you still can pick up a copy or two πŸ™‚

From Wiki
[Forty years prior to the events of the series, a mysterious occurrence caused the residents of Paradigm City to lose their memories. The series follows Roger Smith, Paradigm City’s top Negotiator. He provides this much needed service with the help of an android named R. Dorothy Wayneright and his butler Norman Burg. When the need arises, Roger calls upon Big O, a giant relic from the city’s history that may hold the key to its future…The Big O deals with the nature of memories. A memory is a record stored in the brain of an organism, but in Paradigm City memories can mean much more.[1] “Memories” (パヒγƒͺγƒΌ, MemorΔ«?) embody the lost knowledge of its residents, and can take the form of records from before the Event, forgotten artifacts from the previous era or manifest themselves as recollection, hallucinations and recurring dreams.]

When I saw the show a few years ago Roger Smith always reminds me of Bruce Wayne. And the Big-O is like a super huge batman LOLZ πŸ™‚

Ok here goes. Check it out πŸ™‚

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A Close Up on the face
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A Close up on the huge arms πŸ™‚ Don’t you just love it πŸ™‚ I do πŸ™‚
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The kits is release non-scale by Bandai and when I place it side by side with my MG Zaku II it stand almost the same height as it:) Big Kit if you are me πŸ™‚
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Till next time πŸ™‚

Master Grade Gundam ver O.Y.W Animation Colour 95%

Hi everyone. This is one of my recent built and it is the grand-daddy of the Gundam Universe. The RX-78-2. This model kit it a newly engineered model kit that feature solid proportions and articulations that allows this kit to make quite alot of signatures poses that it did during the animation is shown. This kit was release by Bandai during the Video Game that was release on the Playstation 2 platform a few years back and the original colour on the kit is more pinkish and milky brown compare to the original animation colours are. So I waited and Bandai release the Animation Colour verison of it. Ok enough of my blanting LOLZ πŸ™‚ I have built it Out of Box and with some slight modding to the legs to allow more articulations to it. Beside that this model kit inner frame that holds the armours didn’t really restrict it movements too much. And I have changes the panel lines colours also to give it a different looks and to bring out the level of detail on this kit. Since the version 2 of RX-78-2 is releasing soon. I think it better to chunk out this kit before my version 2 reached πŸ™‚ In the mean time do enjoy these photos and a mini short story that i come up with. Overall this kit is still not completed yet to me as I felt the decals should have more. I have order some decals overseas and it will reach me soon. Once i have completed the decal job I will post more photos on this wonderful kit πŸ™‚ P.S Some photoshopped effects are use to tell this mini story LOLZ

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The “White Akuma” being refered by the Zeonic Empire. And how he is look thru the eyes of a Zaku II

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Keep In Touch everyone πŸ™‚