Thursday, April 28, 2011

1/72 Destroid Defender English Manual & Color Guide

1/72 ADR-04-MKX Destroid Defender Color Guide & Manual
Destroid Defender from the original Macross anime series. This was originally made as 1/72 model kit by Imai then Bandai bought the original molds and republished the model kit last year. The Destroid Defender functions as an anti-aircraft mecha for the UN Spacy forces operating oboard the Macross. In place of arms it has dual machine guns that are fed from magazines located at the shoulder of the mecha.

The 1/72 ADR-04-MKX Destroid Defender is selling for $$$ at Amazon, 1360 yen at Amiami, 1600 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1700 yen at Hobby Search

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
middle khakiDark Earth (H72)(60%) + Middle Stone (H71)(40%)
dark greenOlive Drab (2) (H78)(100%)
gun blackFlat Black (H12)(80%) + Silver (H8)(20%)
other colors usedRed (H3)
other colors usedSilver (H8)
other colors usedFlat Black (H12)

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
Dark Earth (H72)Dark Earth (C22)Flat Earth (XF52)English Uniform (70.921)Dark Earth (71.029)MEDIUM BROWN (A.MIG-0070)RAF Dark Earth (RC287)Dark Earth (HTK-_009)Earth Brown (solid matt) (32187)Dark Earth (Matte) (29)Dark Earth ANA617 (F) (2054)RAF Dark Earth BS450 (X002)RAF Dark Earth FS 30118 (UA547)Flat Field Drab (4708AP)
Middle Stone (H71)Middle Stone (C21)--Middle Stone (70.882)Middlestone (71.031)DUNKELGELB BASE (A.MIG-0902)RAF Middle Stone (RC292)Mid Stone (HTK-_013)--Mid Stone (Matte) (84)RAF Middlestone ANA615 (F) (2052)--Middle Stone FS30266 (UA097)--
Olive Drab (2) (H78)Olive Drab (2) (C38)Olive Drab (XF62)Brown Violet (70.887)German Green (71.020)DARK OLIVE DRAB (A.MIG-0237)Olive Drab No.9 / No.22 (RC023)US Olive Drab (Late) (HTK-_018)olive grey (solid matt) (32166)Olive Drab (Matte) (66)Olive Drab ANA613 (F) (2050)--Olive Drab 41 FS34088 (UA005)Flat Olive Drab (4315AP)
Flat Black (H12)Flat Black (C33)Flat Black (XF1)Black (70.950)Black (71.057)MATT BLACK (A.MIG-0046)Flat Black (RC001)Jet Black (HTK-_100)black (solid silk matt) (32108)Black (Matte) (33)Black FS 37038 (F) (1749)Night Black BS642 (X012)Black FS37038 (LC02)Flat Black (4768AP)
Silver (H8)Silver (C8)Flat Aluminium (XF16)Silver (Metallic) (70.997)Silver RLM01 (Metallic) (71.063)MATT ALUMINUM (A.MIG-0194)Aluminium (Metallic) (RC020)--sliver (solid metallic) (32190)Silver (metallic) (11)Aluminum (F) (1781)--Matt Natural Metal FS37178 (LC24)Metal. Gloss Silver (4678AP)
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)--------

Color Guide & Manual for the 1/72 ADR-04-MKX Destroid Defender was translated to English from the Japanese manual posted at Hobby Search

1/72 ADR-04-MKX Destroid Defender Color Guide & Manual 1/72 ADR-04-MKX Destroid Defender Color Guide & Manual