Sunday, July 22, 2012

HG Zaku-Mariner English Color Guide & Manual


From Gundam ZZ anime is the Zaku-Mariner, which was recently released by Bandai as a 1/144 High Grade model kit. The Zaku-Mariner is an amphibious type mobile suit and comes equipped with a SUBROC missile system (8 in the backpack, 6 in the shoulders as well as 4 in the gun). The Zaku Mariner also comes with a magnet hook at its left arm and a hydro jet for propulsion at its back pack.

The 1/144 High Grade Zaku-Mariner is selling for $ at Amazon, 1020 yen at Amiami, 1120 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1190 yen at Hobby Search


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

HG Zaku-Mariner Color Guide & Manual HG Zaku-Mariner Color Guide & Manual HG Zaku-Mariner Color Guide & Manual

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirRevell EnamelRevell AcrylicHumbrol EnamelHumbrol Acrylic
Black (H2)Black (C2)Black (X1)Glossy Black (70.861)--black (solid matt) (32107)black (Gloss) (36107)Black (Gloss) (21)Black (Gloss) (21)
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)
Blue Gray (H42)Intermediate Blue/Medium Blue (C72)Medium Blue (XF18)Intermediate Blue (70.903)--Greyish Blue (solid matt) (32179)Greyish Blue (solid matt) (36179)Intermediate Blue (Matte) (144)--
Bright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)Indy Blue/Bright Blue (C65)Blue (X4)Dark Blue (70.930)------Lufthansa Blue RAL 5022 (198)French Blue (Gloss) (14)
Daytona Green/Bright Green (H26)Daytona Green/Bright Green (C66)------emerald green (solid matt) (32161)Emerald Green (Gloss) (36161)Emerald (Gloss) (2)Emerald (Gloss) (2)
Gray/Nezumi (H22)Neutral Gray (C13)Neutral Gray (XF53)Neutral Grey (70.992)--Dark Grey (Gloss) (32171)36171Dark Admiralty Grey (Gloss) (5)--
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)--------------
Neutral Gray (H53)Neutral Gray (C13)Neutral Gray (XF53)Neutral Grey (70.992)------US Compass Grey (Satin) (128)US Compass Grey (Satin) (128)
Orange (H14)Orange (C59)Orange (X6)Clear Orange (70.956)--orange (solid matt) (32130)orange (Gloss) (36130)Orange (Gloss) (18)--
Orange Yellow (H24)Orange Yellow (C58)--------------
Pale Green (H41)----------------
Purple (H39)Purple (C67)Purple (X16)--------Purple (Gloss) (68)--
Shine Red (H23)Shine Red (C79)Red (X7)Scarlet (70.817)------Bright Red (Gloss) (19)Scarlet (Matte) (60)
White (H1)White (C1)White (X2)Gloss White (70.842)--white (solid gloss) (32104)white (Gloss) (36104)White (Gloss) (22)White (Gloss) (22)
Yellow (H4)Yellow (C4)Lemon Yellow (X8)Flat Yellow (70.953)Medium Yellow (71.002)yellow (solid matt) (32112)yellow (Gloss) (36112)Yellow (Gloss) (69)Yellow (Gloss) (69)