Testing some shots

I managed to finish all of the major mods to the GP03 today after non stop filling and sanding, and wanted to post up some shots using the new camera. Even without any special lighting and on basically the semi auto settings the images come out much better than the ones before. Continue reading

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Upgrade

My very first “I got a package” post and it’s something I have been waiting for since I started to get into displaying my gunpla, a new camera. I wanted a camera that was a SLR but didn’t have a SLR’s learning curve so I got a Olympus PEN E-PL1. I also got a new tripod and a Eyeglass and Watch Repair Screw Kit. I highly recommend the screw kit for after market screws, it’s less than 10 dollars and you get over 200 screws ranging from tiny to so small that they might even be too small for 1/144’s

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Back to Gunpla

It’s been a few weeks since my last post, for whatever reason I just kept putting off posting. During this time though a few things happened from a lot of work on my 2nd summer war contest entry to getting a new camera. I haven’t mentioned it on the site before but I am working on a 1/144 HGUC GP03. I bought the model during last years Black Friday and was planning to emulate NGT’s GP03 found here.

The original idea was that I would take my time with the build and slowly purchase metal after market parts to improve it as best as I can. But then this year’s Summer War Contest was announced and I had no models I wanted to use for the modified section, so I settled on the GP03. The problem comes from the fact that there is a deadline now attached to this “slow build” and that my last big build was my longest and almost my most expensive build. This has resulted in making me hesitate in purchasing extra after market parts as well as changing aspects of my original design. Continue reading

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