Friday, June 11, 2010

HG RX-79(G) Gundam The Ground War Set English Manual & Color Guide

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A 1/144 High Grade model kit set consisting of the mecha from the Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team anime OVA. Namely the RX-79(G) and some Hover trucks. I finished watching the 08th MS Team recently. I started it last year then only got past the first episode. I think its because I found it slow starting that got me bored with. Despite that, I'd say that it was indeed a good anime series in my book, not spectacular but good.

I like how the story expanded the UC universe by adding another story arc. Although not directly affecting Gundam 0079 it does take its que from the events happening in that storyline. Quite unique really to tell a story of a ground war going on in South East Asia. Also what was also interesting was the concept of using sonar to detect enemy forces instead of conventional radar systems. Sonar used was of the passive form, wherein the operator listens in on a seat of earphones for the sound of the enemy. Passive sonar enables you to detect the enemy without giving away their position.

One thing I liked about the experience of watching it was the chance to listen to the voice of Keiji Fujiwara during his early years. In this anime, early in his career, he plays Eledore Massis, the young and funny driver of one of the support hover trucks of the team. I've always admired the gruff but laid back wisened voice that Keiji Fujiwara projects on the characters he plays. It gives the feeling of a wisened Sempai/Veteran similar to Roy Fokker and Ozma Lee from Macross. Most popular voice works of him are Holland from Eureka Seven, Ali Al-Saachez in Gundam 00 and Souya Togo from Sky Girls.

The HGUC RX-79(G) Gundam The Ground War Set is selling for 1610 yen at Amiami, 2200 yen at HobbyLink Japan
Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
gundam land type main bodyWhite (H1)(95%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(5%)
gundam land type chest part etcBright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(35%) + Red (H3)(35%) + White (H1)(25%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(5%)
gundam land type red partRed (H3)(90%) + Yellow (H4)(10%)
gundam land type head antenna etcYellow (H4)(95%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(5%)
gundam land type back pack, hover truck fin etcNavy Blue (H54)(70%) + Blue (H5)(30%) + White (H1)(small dose)
gundam land type weapons etcNeutral Gray (H53)(90%) + Black (H2)(10%) + Blue (H5)(small dose)
gundam land type camera eyeYellow Green/Roman Green/Le Mans Green (H16)(100%)
hover truck main body etcGray/Nezumi (H22)(80%) + Black (H2)(20%)
hover truck rack etcField Gray (2)/Olive Gray (H48)(100%)
hover truck under ground sonarGull Gray/Light Gull Gray (H51)(100%)
GM headWhite (H1)(80%) + Orange (H14)(10%) + Yellow (H4)(5%) + Black (H2)(5%)
skin colorFlesh/Pale Brown (H44)(100%)
uniform etcWhite (H1)(95%) + Black (H2)(5%)
uniform black partBlack (H2)(100%)
bootsWood Brown (H37)(100%)
weapons (soldier), buckle etcWhite (H1)(10%) + Black (H2)(90%)
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White
(H1)
Aqueous Hobby Color
White
(C1)
Mr. Color
White
(S1)
Mr. Color Spray
White
(X2)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Gloss White
(70.842)
Vallejo Model Color
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Enamel
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Acrylic
white (Gloss)
(36104)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
white (solid gloss)
(32104)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN WHITE
(A.MIG-0047)
Ammo Acrylics
WHITE
(N1)
Acrysion
Gloss White
(4696AP)
Italeri
White
(X-2)
Tamiya Enamel
White (Lacquer Paint)
(LP2)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Pure White
(TS26)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(H2)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Black
(C2)
Mr. Color
Black
(S2)
Mr. Color Spray
Black
(X1)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Glossy Black
(70.861)
Vallejo Model Color
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Enamel
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Acrylic
black (Gloss)
(36107)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
black (solid matt)
(32107)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN BLACK
(A.MIG-0032)
Ammo Acrylics
BLACK
(N2)
Acrysion
Gloss Black
(4695AP)
Italeri
Black
(X-1)
Tamiya Enamel
Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP1)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(C92)
Mr. Color
Semi-Gloss Black/Semi-Gross Black
(S92)
Mr. Color Spray
Semi-Gloss Black
(X18)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(X-18)
Tamiya Enamel
Semi Gloss Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP5)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(TS29)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(TS14)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
 
Red
(H3)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Red
(C3)
Mr. Color
Red
(S3)
Mr. Color Spray
Red
(X7)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Carmine Red
(70.908)
Vallejo Model Color
Red RLM23
(71.003)
Vallejo Model Air
Bright Red (Gloss)
(19)
Humbrol Enamel
Bright Red (Gloss)
(19)
Humbrol Acrylic
Fiery Red (Gloss)
(36131)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
fiery red (solid matt)
(32131)
Revell Email Enamel
RED
(A.MIG-0049)
Ammo Acrylics
Traffic Red
(HTK-_103)
Hataka
RED
(N3)
Acrysion
Scarlet Red
(72.106)
Vallejo Game Color
CARMINE
(AK11091)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Red (Gloss)
(1503)
Testors Model Master Enamel
      
Yellow
(H4)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Yellow
(C4)
Mr. Color
Yellow
(S4)
Mr. Color Spray
Flat Yellow
(XF3)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Flat Yellow
(70.953)
Vallejo Model Color
Medium Yellow
(71.002)
Vallejo Model Air
Yellow (Gloss)
(69)
Humbrol Enamel
Yellow (Gloss)
(69)
Humbrol Acrylic
yellow (Gloss)
(36112)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
yellow (solid matt)
(32112)
Revell Email Enamel
YELLOW
(A.MIG-0048)
Ammo Acrylics
YELLOW
(N4)
Acrysion
Gloss Yellow
(4642AP)
Italeri
Yellow
(69.004)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Lemon Yellow
(X8)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Deep Yellow
(70.915)
Vallejo Model Color
Sun Yellow
(72.006)
Vallejo Game Color
Sun Yellow
(72.706)
Vallejo Game Air
Lemon Yellow
(X-8)
Tamiya Enamel
Pure Yellow (Lacquer Paint)
(LP8)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Yellow
(TS16)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
MS Yellow(Federation Mobile Suit Yellow)
(UG03)
Gundam Color
DEEP YELLOW
(AK11045)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Lemon Yellow
(70.952)
Vallejo Model Color
Lemon (Matte)
(99)
Humbrol Enamel
Lemon (Matte)
(99)
Humbrol Acrylic
Bright Yellow (G)
(2717)
Testors Model Master Enamel
LEMON YELLOW
(AK11047)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
 
Blue
(H5)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Blue
(C5)
Mr. Color
Blue
(S5)
Mr. Color Spray
Royal Blue
(X3)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Dark Prussian Blue
(70.899)
Vallejo Model Color
Blue
(71.004)
Vallejo Model Air
Midnight Blue (Gloss)
(15)
Humbrol Enamel
Midnight Blue (Gloss)
(15)
Humbrol Acrylic
Ultramarine Blue
(HTK-_272)
Hataka
BLUE
(N5)
Acrysion
Night Blue
(72.019)
Vallejo Game Color
Blue
(70.925)
Vallejo Model Color
Blue (Matte)
(25)
Humbrol Enamel
Blue (Matte)
(25)
Humbrol Acrylic
blue (solid matt)
(36156)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
blue (solid silk matt)
(32156)
Revell Email Enamel
DARK BLUE
(AK11181)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Night Blue (Gloss)
(36154)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
night blue (solid matt)
(32154)
Revell Email Enamel
DARK PRUSSIAN BLUE
(AK11189)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
  
Orange
(H14)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Orange
(C59)
Mr. Color
Orange
(X6)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Clear Orange
(70.956)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange
(71.083)
Vallejo Model Air
Orange (Gloss)
(18)
Humbrol Enamel
luminous orange (solid matt)
(36125)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
luminous orange (solid matt)
(32125)
Revell Email Enamel
Orange (Gloss)
(1527)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Matt Orange FS32246
(LC05)
Lifecolor
ORANGE
(A.MIG-0129)
Ammo Acrylics
Orange
(RC009)
AK Real Color
Pure Orange
(HTK-_704)
Hataka
Orange
(N14)
Acrysion
Flat Orange
(4302AP)
Italeri
BURN ORANGE
(AK11079)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
orange (Gloss)
(36130)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
orange (solid matt)
(32130)
Revell Email Enamel
Gloss Orange
(4682AP)
Italeri
Bright Orange
(70.851)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange (Gloss)
(18)
Humbrol Acrylic
DEEP ORANGE
(AK11080)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Bright Blue/Indy Blue
(H15)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Bright Blue/Indy Blue
(C65)
Mr. Color
Bright Blue
(S65)
Mr. Color Spray
Blue
(X4)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Dark Blue
(70.930)
Vallejo Model Color
French Blue (Gloss)
(14)
Humbrol Enamel
French Blue (Gloss)
(14)
Humbrol Acrylic
Blue (Gloss)
(36152)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
blue (solid matt)
(32152)
Revell Email Enamel
MEDIUM BLUE
(A.MIG-0103)
Ammo Acrylics
BRIGHT BLUE
(N15)
Acrysion
Gloss French Blue
(4659AP)
Italeri
Magic Blue
(72.021)
Vallejo Game Color
Magic Blue
(72.721)
Vallejo Game Air
Ultramarine
(70.839)
Vallejo Model Color
Lufthansa Blue RAL 5022
(198)
Humbrol Enamel
Flat Blue
(XF8)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
blue (solid matt)
(36156)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
blue (solid silk matt)
(32156)
Revell Email Enamel
French Blue
(2715)
Testors Model Master Enamel
DEEP BLUE
(AK11182)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
 
Yellow Green/Roman Green/Le Mans Green
(H16)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Yellow Green/Roman Green
(C64)
Mr. Color
Yellow Green
(S64)
Mr. Color Spray
Light Green
(X15)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Lime Green
(70.827)
Vallejo Model Color
Lime (Gloss)
(38)
Humbrol Enamel
GREEN BASE
(A.MIG-0916)
Ammo Acrylics
YELLOW GREEN
(N16)
Acrysion
LIME GREEN
(AK11137)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
      
Gray/Nezumi
(H22)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Neutral Gray
(XF53)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Neutral Grey
(70.992)
Vallejo Model Color
Light Gray
(71.050)
Vallejo Model Air
Grey Primer (Matte)
(1)
Humbrol Enamel
Dark Grey (Gloss)
(32171)
Revell Email Enamel
GREY
(A.MIG-0059)
Ammo Acrylics
Flat Dark Gray
(4754AP)
Italeri
GRAPHITE
(AK11019)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Dark Admiralty Grey (Gloss)
(5)
Humbrol Enamel
RLM Gray
(XF22)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
    
Orange Yellow
(H24)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Orange Yellow
(C58)
Mr. Color
Orange Yellow
(S58)
Mr. Color Spray
Light Orange
(70.911)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange Rust
(71.130)
Vallejo Model Air
LIGHT RUST
(A.MIG-0039)
Ammo Acrylics
Signal Orange
(HTK-_133)
Hataka
Orange Yellow
(N24)
Acrysion
Orange Fire
(72.008)
Vallejo Game Color
Orange Fire
(72.708)
Vallejo Game Air
VOLCANIC YELLOW
(AK11042)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
    
Wood Brown
(H37)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Wood Brown
(C43)
Mr. Color
Wood Brown
(S43)
Mr. Color Spray
Sand Brown
(71.034)
Vallejo Model Air
Brown (Matte)
(186)
Humbrol Enamel
Brown (solid matt)
(36185)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
brown (solid silk matt)
(32185)
Revell Email Enamel
Earth Red FS30117 (F)
(4707)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
Military Brown FS30117
(1701)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Earth Red FS30117
(UA306)
Lifecolor
CLAY BROWN
(A.MIG-0079)
Ammo Acrylics
No.8 Earth Red
(RC031)
AK Real Color
Earth Red
(HTK-_213)
Hataka
Wood Brown
(N37)
Acrysion
Flat Wood
(4673AP)
Italeri
US Earth Red
(71.293)
Vallejo Model Air
TAN EARTH
(AK11121)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Red Brown
(XF64)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Tan Earth
(70.874)
Vallejo Model Color
US Light Earth (Matte)
(119)
Humbrol Enamel
  
Flesh/Pale Brown
(H44)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Flesh
(C51)
Mr. Color
Flat Flesh
(XF15)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Cork Brown
(70.843)
Vallejo Model Color
Skin Tone
(71.076)
Vallejo Model Air
Flesh (Matte)
(61)
Humbrol Enamel
Leather (Matte)
(62)
Humbrol Acrylic
Brown (solid matt)
(36185)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
brown (solid silk matt)
(32185)
Revell Email Enamel
SAND BROWN
(A.MIG-0026)
Ammo Acrylics
Flesh
(N44)
Acrysion
Flat Light Flesh
(4390AP)
Italeri
Heavy Skintone
(72.140)
Vallejo Game Color
Flat Flesh
(XF-15)
Tamiya Enamel
Flat Flesh (Lacquer Paint)
(LP66)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Desert Yellow
(70.977)
Vallejo Model Color
Camouflage Brown
(71.117)
Vallejo Model Air
Pale Sand
(70.837)
Vallejo Model Color
LIGHT SKIN TONE
(A.MIG-0115)
Ammo Acrylics
Pale Sand
(RC018)
AK Real Color
PALE SAND
(AK11032)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Leather (Matte)
(62)
Humbrol Enamel
Flat Skin Tone Tint Base - Light
(4601AP)
Italeri
Flat Skin Tone Warm Tint
(4603AP)
Italeri
Flat Flesh 2
(TS77)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
DARK FLESH
(AK11056)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
flesh (solid matt)
(36135)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
flesh (solid silk matt)
(32135)
Revell Email Enamel
SUNNY SKIN TONE
(AK11055)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Dark Flesh
(70.927)
Vallejo Model Color
Flesh (Matte)
(61)
Humbrol Acrylic
Skin Tone
(1516)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Tan Yellow
(70.912)
Vallejo Model Color
TAN YELLOW
(AK11116)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
  
Field Gray (2)/Olive Gray
(H48)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Field Gray (2)
(C52)
Mr. Color
Field Gray
(XF65)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Retractive Green
(70.890)
Vallejo Model Color
Medium Olive
(71.092)
Vallejo Model Air
OLIVGRÜN OPT.2
(A.MIG-0002)
Ammo Acrylics
FADED GREEN
(AK11135)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Gray Green
(XF76)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Gull Gray/Light Gull Gray
(H51)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Light Gull Gray/Gull Gray
(C11)
Mr. Color
Light Gull Gray
(S11)
Mr. Color Spray
Silvergrey
(70.883)
Vallejo Model Color
USAF Light Gray
(71.276)
Vallejo Model Air
Camouflage Grey (Matte)
(28)
Humbrol Enamel
Camouflage Gray
(1733)
Testors Model Master Enamel
LIGHT GRAY
(A.MIG-0209)
Ammo Acrylics
Light Gull Gray
(N51)
Acrysion
SILVER GREY
(AK11006)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
     
Neutral Gray
(H53)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Neutral Gray
(C13)
Mr. Color
Neutral Gray
(S13)
Mr. Color Spray
Neutral Gray
(XF53)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Neutral Grey
(70.992)
Vallejo Model Color
Aggressor Gray
(71.274)
Vallejo Model Air
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Enamel
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Acrylic
Aggressor Gray FS36251
(1794)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Light Grey FS36251
(UA034)
Lifecolor
NEUTRAL GRAY
(A.MIG-0239)
Ammo Acrylics
Aggressor Grey
(RC248)
AK Real Color
Aggressor Grey
(HTK-_157)
Hataka
FS16251 Medium Grey
(X132)
Xtracolor
Neutral Gray
(N22)
Acrysion
Dark Sea Gray
(XF54)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Dark Sea Grey
(70.991)
Vallejo Model Color
Neutral Grey
(71.051)
Vallejo Model Air
Air Mobility Command Gray FS36173
(2035)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Neutral Grey 43 FS35173
(UA046)
Lifecolor
(BS 638)
(A.MIG-0205)
Ammo Acrylics
Neutral Grey 43
(RC261)
AK Real Color
Neutral Grey 43
(HTK-_033)
Hataka
FS16173 Air Mobility Command Grey
(X158)
Xtracolor
Grey Z
(69.039)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Grey (solid silk matt)
(36374)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
grey (solid silk matt)
(32374)
Revell Email Enamel
Light Ghost Gray FS 36375 (F)
(1728)
Testors Model Master Enamel
PALE GREY
(AK11013)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Deck Tan
(XF55)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Deck Tan
(70.986)
Vallejo Model Color
Dark Ghost Gray FS 36320 (F)
(1741)
Testors Model Master Enamel
DECK TAN
(AK11114)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
   
Navy Blue
(H54)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Navy Blue
(C14)
Mr. Color
Navy Blue
(S14)
Mr. Color Spray
Dark Sea Blue
(70.898)
Vallejo Model Color
Steel Blue
(71.087)
Vallejo Model Air
Navy Blue (Matte)
(77)
Humbrol Enamel
Navy Blue (Matte)
(77)
Humbrol Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(36179)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(32179)
Revell Email Enamel
Flat Sea Blue FS35042
(1718)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Non Specular Sea Blue FS35042
(UA044)
Lifecolor
SEA BLUE
(A.MIG-0227)
Ammo Acrylics
Graublau – Grey Blue
(RC208)
AK Real Color
Grey-Blue
(HTK-_171)
Hataka
RAL5008 Graublau
(X264)
Xtracolor
Navy Blue
(N54)
Acrysion
Flat Non Specular Sea Blue
(4604AP)
Italeri
Titan Dark Blue
(69.022)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Field Blue
(XF50)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Grey Blue
(71.005)
Vallejo Model Air
Titan's Blue 1
(UG16)
Gundam Color
DARK SEA BLUE
(AK11190)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Sea Blue
(XF17)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Blue Grey (Matte)
(79)
Humbrol Enamel
Blue Grey (Matte)
(79)
Humbrol Acrylic
Dust grey (solid matt)
(36177)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Dust grey (solid matt)
(32177)
Revell Email Enamel
  

HGUC RX-79(G) Gundam The Ground War Set Construction Manual and Color Guide was translated from the Japanese Manual posted at Dalong's mecha review site.

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