I ran into some slight issues at the end of the commission with some flat coat that resulted in me having to do some last second airbrush touch ups but besides that it was a good experience.
This time a client wanted a MG Zeta 2.0 similar to one he saw online. Continue reading
For the most part everything turned out well with the Zeta Plus with only one slight error that in my opinion was for the better (the mount for the beam rifle was upside down). I did also notice that while posing it that even though the articulation of the elbows and knees are great the legs, neck, and shoulders were pretty limited.
I have to say though this kit is my favorite kit of the year already even among the kits I have started and not posted yet.
The Real Grade Zeta is a marvel of BANDAI’s engineering having a complicated transformation while being a 1/144 sized model that also has an inner frame. But these features came at a price, being that the kit is very fragile. When this kit was first announced I jumped at the idea of having one but once the reviews came out I was starting to wonder if the MG 2.0 would suit me more. Numerous first look reviews of the kit resulted in breaks of one kind or another, and to this day I constantly hear stories of people breaking theirs. This instilled in me a fear of this kit, a fear I had to get over to actually enjoy it. Continue reading