Monday, July 23, 2012

HG Base Jabber (Unicorn Ver) English Manual & Color Guide

HG Base Jabber (Unicorn Ver) Construction Manual & Color Guide

Recently seen in the Gundam UC (Unicorn) OVA was the Base Jabber. It serves as an aerial platform for sustained athmospheric flight of mobile suits in the Gundamverse. Recently it was released by Bandai as a 1/144 High Grade model kit.

The Base Jabber is designed to carry Bandai's 1/144 High Grade mobile suits. The mobile suits have to be bought separately as this kit comes only with the Base Jabber. It is pointed out however in the manual that since there is the potential for the display to topple over, to ensure that you place it on a stable and vibration free surface whenever you are planning to display this.

The 1/144 High Grade Base Jabber is selling for $$ at Amazon, 730 yen at Amiami, 800 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 850 yen at Hobby Search

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etcWhite (H1)(65%) + Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue (H56)(35%) + Blue (H5)(small dose)
white line partWhite (H1)(100%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(small dose)
top side fuselageNavy Blue (H54)(40%) + Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue (H56)(40%) + Blue (H5)(20%) + Yellow (H4)(small dose)
cannon etcNeutral Gray (H53)(90%) + Black (H2)(10%)
cockpitSilver (H8)(100%) as a base and as a top coat Clear Yellow (H91)(100%) + Clear Orange (H92)(small dose)
sensor partSilver (H8)(100%) as a base and as a top coat Clear Green (H94)(100%)
Disclaimer





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

HG Base Jabber (Unicorn Ver) Construction Manual & Color Guide HG Base Jabber (Unicorn Ver) Construction Manual & Color Guide HG Base Jabber (Unicorn Ver) Construction Manual & Color Guide

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
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)
Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue (H56)Intermediate Blue/Medium Blue (C72)Medium Blue (XF18)Intermediate Blue (70.903)Intermediate Blue (71.299)FRENCH BLUE (A.MIG-0062)Intermediate Blue (RC235)Intermediate Blue (HTK-_027)Greyish Blue (solid matt) (32179)Intermediate Blue (Matte) (144)Intermediate Blue FS35164 (1720)--Non Specular Intermediate Blue FS 35164 (UA045)--
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--------
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)
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)
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)
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 Yellow (H91)Clear Yellow (C48)Clear Yellow (X24)------Clear Yellow (RC507)--------------
Clear Orange (H92)Clear Orange (C49)Clear Orange (X26)Clear Orange (70.956)--CRYSTAL ORANGE (A.MIG-0097)Clear Orange (RC506)--Orange (clear) (32730)Orange (Clear) (1322)--------
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)--------