The Tale of Two Exia’s

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As I continue to clear my backlog I felt it was time to work on the 2 RG Exia’s I bought along with the P-Bandai parts to make the Exia Repair. Working on both kits at the same time allows me to speed through the second kit fully aware of all of its issues. Also because the repair is meant to be weathered sanding doesn’t have to be as methodical. Continue reading

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Quite the experience

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When I started this commission I knew that I had about a month but with the melted piece my time was thrown off and on top of that I really underestimated how long it takes to build, paint, and detail a kit.

After building the Qan[T] the amount of time I spent working on these kits went from 2-3 hours a day to somewhere like 6-8 and it was extremely frustrating and exhausting.

The feeling of vexation I received from this is similar to the way I felt about the Sinanju build from last year and the CCA diorama LED’s even further back.

I didn’t have time to take much photos of the completed kits as they came in real hot, basically right after taking these shots I immediately started packing them.

I have a confession to make, I edited the original version of this post after the client received this and was happy with the final product. At the time I was really burnt out from this and felt like I could have done more. A week later though I am feeling much better about everything even though I am still adamant that I will be far more careful when it comes to accepting commissions with time limits.

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First Commission and another word of warning

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As I mentioned previously I am making commissions my priority but beyond that for my first commission my client needs 2 builds to be done in a short amount of time so I have been working faster than usual in order to make sure they go as smooth as possible, even with unforeseen complications. Continue reading

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Gundam Weapons: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Special Edition II

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The book that inspired me to try reviewing I thought should be the first one I feature, Gundam Weapons: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Special Edition II End of World. This 00 based Gundam Weapons mostly focuses on the first half of the second season. Like other Gundam Weapons some of the builds are from various issues of old Hobby Japan’s but from what I gather many are new. Continue reading

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