A pretty simple build considering I already knew what to expect, the only part that gave me any trouble was handling the Alclad brass. Alclads high shine paints tend to rub off when handling them with your bare hands so I had to put this thing together with gloves. While it’s just an inconvenience the idea that even with a top coat I’m afraid to touch any part with brass on it made me decide when it’s time for an eventual MG Strike Freedom build (bootleg or 2.0) I will have to find an alternative.
While initially shipping issues and a bout of sickness pushed me to combine the builds of the MG Sengoku Astray and the RG Strike Freedom, another reason was that both clients wanted the same thing for both kits candy coats. Continue reading →
A combination of shipping delays and getting sick (which I still am) I fell behind on where I planned on being with commissions. So I wanted to make a quick post to show the clients that while it’s taking longer than expected the kits are being worked on.
I haven’t done a weathered kit in a while so squeezing this guy in between a bunch of other builds really was a nice breather. As shown there isn’t much you can do with this kit because of its lack of accessories but with some weathering it can stand out among the crowd.