Tuesday, February 1, 2011

HG RX-79[G] Gundam Ground Type English Manual and Color Guide


The RX-79[G] Gundam Ground Type which was the main mobile suit featured in 08th MS Team OVA. Quite a good series actually if you ask me because of the unique way with which they featured a side story. The conflict in this one was set in an obscure jungle and because of which the dynamics of warfare were slightly different than normal.

In the OVA the protagonists were deployed as squads comprising of a pack of mobile suits with a hover tank support vehicle. The hovertank's purpose was as a support and reconnaissance vehicle. To detect the enemy they had to rely on sonar like equipment instead of radar and thats where the hovertank came in.

The HGUC RX-79[G] Gundam Ground Type is selling for 1099 yen at Amiami, 1200 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1200 yen at Hobby Search
Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body white etcWhite (H1)(95%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(5%)
antenna etcYellow (H4)(95%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(5%)
eyes etcYellow Green/Roman Green/Le Mans Green (H16)(100%)
chest, etcBright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(35%) + Red (H3)(35%) + White (H1)(25%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(5%)
backpack etcNavy Blue (H54)(70%) + Blue (H5)(30%) + White (H1)(small dose)
abdomen etcRed (H3)(90%) + Yellow (H4)(10%)
weapons etcNeutral Gray (H53)(90%) + Black (H2)(10%) + Blue (H5)(small dose)

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
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)
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)
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)
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)--------
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)--------
Red (H3)Red (C3)Red (X7)Carmine Red (70.908)Red RLM23 (71.003)RED (A.MIG-0049)--Traffic Red (HTK-_103)fiery red (solid matt) (32131)Bright Red (Gloss) (19)--------
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)--
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)
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--------
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)

Construction Manual and Color Guide for the RX-79[G] Ground type was translated to English from the Japanese Manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla Review site.

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