Thursday, December 22, 2011

HG Baqto [OVV-A] English Manual & Color Guide

HG Baqto Color English Translation Guide & Manual

Released this month by Bandai as part of the Gundam AGE line of Model Kits was the 1/144 High Grade scale Baqto [OVV-A]. The Baqto is one of the mobile suits of the UE (Unknown Enemy) that serves as the antagonist of the series. Like most UE mobile suits, the Baqto can also transform to another mode aside from its robot one to give it a tactical advantage in the battlefield.

The 1/144 HG Baqto is selling for $ at Amazon, 1090 yen at Amiami, 1200 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1350 yen at Hobby Search

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etc green partWhite (H1)(65%) + Bright Green/Daytona Green (H26)(15%) + Black (H2)(15%) + Blue (H5)(5%)
leg, shoulder etc light blue partWhite (H1)(95%) + Light Blue/mizu (H45)(5%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(small dose) + Pale Green (H41)(small dose)
sensor green partSilver (H8)(100%) as a base and as a top coat Clear Green (H94)(100%)
arms, etc dark gray partBlack (H2)(70%) + White (H1)(30%)
beam spike orange partOrange (H14)(65%) + White (H1)(35%)

Color Guide & Manual was translated to English from the Japanese manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla & Model Kit Review site.

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Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelLife 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)
Bright Green/Daytona Green (H26)Bright Green/Daytona Green (C66)------SIGNAL GREEN (A.MIG-0054)----emerald green (solid matt) (32161)Emerald (Gloss) (2)------
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)
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)------
Light Blue/mizu (H45)----Sky Blue (70.961)AII SV. Gol Light Blue (71.317)SKY LINE BLUE A II (A.MIG-0224)Air Superiority Blue (RC239)Air Superiority Blue (HTK-_155)--Sea Blue (Gloss) (47)--Air Superiority Blue FS35450 (UA037)Gloss Light Blue (4650AP)
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)
Pale Green (H41)------------------------
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)
Clear Green (H94)Clear Green (C138)Clear Green (X25)Transparent Green (Transparent) (70.936)--CRYSTAL GREEN (A.MIG-0092)Clear Green (RC505)----Green (Clear) (1325)------
Orange (H14)Orange (C59)Orange (X6)Clear Orange (70.956)Orange (71.083)ORANGE (A.MIG-0129)Orange (RC009)Pure Orange (HTK-_704)orange (solid matt) (32130)Orange (Gloss) (18)Orange (Gloss) (1527)Matt Orange FS32246 (LC05)Flat Orange (4302AP)