Saturday, April 17, 2010

HG Ahead Smultron English Manual and Color Guide

Bandai High Grade HG GNX-704T/SP Ahead Smultron English Construction Manual and Color Guide

Soma Peries' Ahead Smultron from the Gundam 00 Season 2 anime series. More like a second generation GN drive powered mobile suit that is way superior in performance compared to the standard GN-X's. The Ahead was usually assigned to pilots of high rank or of exceptional skill. Case in point are Soma Peries and Mr. Bushido, who each got their own custom Ahead units.

The Ahead Smultron of Soma Peries is specially designed to take advantage of her use of Quantum brainwaves that give her quicker reflexes in the battlefield. Soma Peries is a Super Soldier, remnants of the Human Reform Leagues program to genetically enhance humans for military purposes.

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
HG Ahead Smultron main body red partsMonza Red/Red Madder (C68)(50%) + White (C1)(30%) + Blue (C5)(10%) + Flourescent Orange (C173)(10%)
HG Ahead Smultron joints dark gray partsMidnight Blue (C71)(90%) + White (C1)(10%)
HG Ahead Smultron GN drive white partWhite (C1)(100%) + Navy Blue (C14)(small dose)
HG Ahead Smultron GN thruster etc goldGold (C9)(100%) as a base and as a top coat + Clear Yellow (C48)(100%)
HG Ahead Smultron visor clear blueClear Blue (C50)(60%) + Clear (C46)(35%) + Clear Red (C47)(5%)
HG Ahead Smultron beam rifleNeutral Gray (C13)(90%) + Black (C2)(10%)
HG Ahead Smultron beam saber orangeClear Orange (C49)(100%)

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------------
White (H1)White (C1)White (X2)Gloss White (70.842)--SATIN WHITE (A.MIG-0047)----white (solid gloss) (32104)White (Gloss) (22)------Gloss White (4696AP)
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--------
--Flourescent Orange (C173)------------------------
Midnight Blue (H55)Midnight Blue (C71)Royal Blue (X3)--USN Sea Blue (71.295)--Sea Blue (RC257)Semi-Gloss Sea Blue (HTK-_006)----Flat Sea Blue FS35042 (1718)--Non Specular Sea Blue FS35042 (UA044)--
Navy Blue (H54)Navy Blue (C14)Navy Blue (AS8)Dark Sea Blue (70.898)Steel Blue (71.087)SEA BLUE (A.MIG-0227)Graublau – Grey Blue (RC208)Grey-Blue (HTK-_171)--Navy Blue (Matte) (77)--RAL5008 Graublau (X264)--Flat Non Specular Sea Blue (4604AP)
Gold (H9)Gold (C9)Gold Leaf (X12)Gold (Metallic) (70.996)Gold (Metallic) (71.066)GOLD (A.MIG-0198)----gold (solid metallic) (32194)Gold (metallic) (16)------Metal. Gloss Gold (4671AP)
Clear Yellow (H91)Clear Yellow (C48)Clear Yellow (X24)------Clear Yellow (RC507)--------------
Clear Blue (H93)Clear Blue (C50)Clear Blue (X23)Transparent Blue (Transparent) (70.938)--CRYSTAL LIGHT BLUE (A.MIG-0098)Clear Blue (RC504)--blue (clear) (32752)--------Gloss Light Blue (4650AP)
Clear (H30)Clear (C46)Clear (X22)Glossy Varnish (70.510)--GLOSSY VARNISH (A.MIG-0091)Gloss Varnish (RC502)Gloss Lacquer Clear Coat (HTK-XP09)Clear (solid gloss) (32101)Varnish (Gloss) (35)Gloss Clear Acrylic (2017)--Gloss Clear (LC73)Gloss Clear Acryl 35 ml (4638AP)
Clear Red (H90)Clear Red (C47)Clear Red (X27)Transparent Red (Transparent) (70.934)--CRYSTAL RED (A.MIG-0093)Clear Red (RC503)--red (clear) (32731)Red (Clear) (1321)------Gloss Red (4605AP)
Gray/Nezumi (H22)Neutral Gray (C13)Neutral Gray (XF53)Neutral Grey (70.992)Light Gray (71.050)GREY (A.MIG-0059)----Dark Grey (Gloss) (32171)Grey Primer (Matte) (1)------Flat Dark Gray (4754AP)
Black (H2)Black (C2)Black (X1)Glossy Black (70.861)--SATIN BLACK (A.MIG-0032)----black (solid matt) (32107)Black (Gloss) (21)------Gloss Black (4695AP)
Clear Orange (H92)Clear Orange (C49)Clear Orange (X26)Clear Orange (70.956)--CRYSTAL ORANGE (A.MIG-0097)Clear Orange (RC506)--Orange (clear) (32730)Orange (Clear) (1322)--------

The High Grade Ahead Smultron is selling for $$$$ at Amazon, 878 yen at Amiami, 1200 yen at Hobby Link Japan, 840 yen at HWJapan.

The Color Guide and Construction Manual were translated to English from the original manual posted at Dalong.

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