Tuesday, November 2, 2010

HG Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Manual & Color Guide

HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) Color Guide and Manual
Anavel Gato's stolen RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) from the Gundam 0083 Stardust Memory OVA made into a 1/144 High Grade kit by Bandai.

The Multiple Launch Rocket System commonly seen in today's military that the Gundam GP02A configuration seems to be based on is usually deployed as rocket based artillery for ground troops. Firing either guided or unguided rockets. The tactical benefit that rocket pods deployed artillery has is that it allows for quick firing, take down and dispersion of the unit to prevent counter battery fire attacks from a rival artillery battery.


The High Grade RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) is selling for 2200 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1760 yen at Hobby Search.
Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) main body etcAircraft Gray (H57)(80%) + White (H1)(10%) + Black (H2)(10%)
HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) feet, abdomen etcShine Red (H23)(40%) + White (H1)(35%) + Brown (H7)(15%) + Yellow (H4)(10%)
HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) chest, etcCobalt Blue (H35)(40%) + White (H1)(35%) + Bright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(25%)
HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) joints, etcNeutral Gray (H53)(90%) + Black (H2)(10%)
HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) chest intake etcOrange Yellow (H24)(80%) + White (H1)(20%)
HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) sensorYellow Green/Roman Green/Le Mans Green (H16)(100%)
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Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:


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Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
Aircraft Gray (H57)Aircraft Gray (C73)J.A. Gray (XF14)------------Light Grey (Matte) (147)--------
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)
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)
Shine Red (H23)Shine Red (C79)Red (X7)Scarlet (70.817)Red RLM23 (71.003)RED (A.MIG-0049)Signal Red (RC005)Traffic Red (HTK-_103)fiery red (solid matt) (32131)Bright Red (Gloss) (19)--------
Brown (H7)Brown (C7)Brown (X9)Chocolate Brown (70.872)Burnt Umber (71.040)OLD RUST (A.MIG-0042)----Dark Brown (32181)Service Brown (Gloss) (10)------Flat Leather (4674AP)
Yellow (H4)Yellow (C4)Flat Yellow (XF3)Flat Yellow (70.953)Medium Yellow (71.002)YELLOW (A.MIG-0048)----yellow (solid matt) (32112)Yellow (Gloss) (69)------Gloss Yellow (4642AP)
Cobalt Blue (H35)Cobalt Blue (C80)------------------------
Bright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)Bright Blue/Indy Blue (C65)Blue (X4)Dark Blue (70.930)--MEDIUM BLUE (A.MIG-0103)------French Blue (Gloss) (14)--------
Neutral Gray (H53)Neutral Gray (C13)Neutral Gray (XF53)Neutral Grey (70.992)Aggressor Gray (71.274)NEUTRAL GRAY (A.MIG-0239)Aggressor Grey (RC248)Aggressor Grey (HTK-_157)--US Compass Grey (Satin) (128)Aggressor Gray FS36251 (1794)FS16251 Medium Grey (X132)Light Grey FS36251 (UA034)--
Orange Yellow (H24)Orange Yellow (C58)--Light Orange (70.911)Orange Rust (71.130)LIGHT RUST (A.MIG-0039)--Signal Orange (HTK-_133)------------
Yellow Green/Roman Green/Le Mans Green (H16)Yellow Green/Roman Green (C64)Light Green (X15)Lime Green (70.827)--GREEN BASE (A.MIG-0916)------Lime (Gloss) (38)--------

Construction Manual and Color Guide for the HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) was translated to English from the Japanese manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla review site. Comprehensive review of this model kit can also be found at Dalong's

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