Sunday, July 22, 2012

HG Zaku-Mariner English Color Guide & Manual

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

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etcBright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(40%) + Bright Green/Daytona Green (H26)(40%) + Black (H2)(10%) + Pale Green (H41)(10%)
chest etcBlue (H5)(50%) + Purple (H39)(40%) + Black (H2)(10%)
subroc white partWhite (H1)(100%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(small dose)
base of the neck etcYellow (H4)(50%) + White (H1)(50%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(small dose)
subroc gun gray partGray/Nezumi (H22)(50%) + Blue Gray (H42)(50%)
thruster inner side orange partOrange (H14)(45%) + Yellow (H4)(35%) + White (H1)(20%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(small dose)
subroc gun red partShine Red (H23)(40%) + Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)(40%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(20%)

Construction Manual & Color Guide 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 EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
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)--------
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)
Pale Green (H41)--------------------------
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--------
Purple (H39)Purple (C67)Purple (X16)Purple (70.959)--PURPLE (A.MIG-0127)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--------
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)
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)--
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)------------
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)
Blue Gray (H42)Intermediate Blue/Medium Blue (C72)Medium Blue (XF18)French Mirage Blue (70.900)IDF Blue (71.113)FRENCH BLUE (A.MIG-0062)----Greyish Blue (solid matt) (32179)Intermediate Blue (Matte) (144)------Flat Non Specular Interm. Blue (4639AP)
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)
Shine Red (H23)Shine Red (C79)Red (X7)Scarlet (70.817)Red RLM23 (71.003)RED (A.MIG-0049)Signal Red (RC005)Traffic Red (HTK-_103)fiery red (solid matt) (32131)Bright Red (Gloss) (19)--------
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------------