Thursday, December 6, 2012

RG Zeta Gundam English Manual & Color Guide

RG Zeta Gundam English Construction Manual & Color Guide

Released in November by Bandai was 1/144 Real Grade Zeta Gundam. The Zeta Gundam was the titular mecha from the Zeta Gundam Anime series and was piloted by Kamile Bidan. Zeta Gundam was the sequel to the popular Mobile Suite Gundam anime series in the late 70's that sparked the real robot genre of anime.

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
RG Zeta Gundam main body etc white partWhite (H1)(100%)
RG Zeta Gundam side armor etc light gray partWhite (H1)(95%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(5%) + Blue (H5)(small dose)
RG Zeta Gundam chest etc blue partBright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(65%) + White (H1)(30%) + Clear Red (H90)(5%)
RG Zeta Gundam cockpit hatch etc red partMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(60%) + Shine Red (H23)(40%)
RG Zeta Gundam antenna etc yellow partYellow (H4)(55%) + White (H1)(30%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(15%)
RG Zeta Gundam joints etc gray partGray/Nezumi (H22)(85%) + Black (H2)(10%) + Purple (H39)(5%)
RG Zeta Gundam flying armor etc black partBlack (H2)(70%) + White (H1)(15%) + Brown (H7)(15%)
Pilot Figure suit etc white partWhite (H1)(100%)
Pilot Figure skin etcWhite (H1)(50%) + Flesh/Pale Brown (H44)(50%)
Pilot Figure hair dark blue partBlue (H5)(80%) + Black (H2)(20%) + Red (H3)(small dose)
Pilot Figure belt etc blue gray partBlue Gray (H42)(100%)
Pilot Figure backpack light blue partBlue Gray (H42)(60%) + White (H1)(40%)
Pilot Figure backpack brown partMahogany (H84)(100%)
Pilot Figure helmet visor light green partPale Green (H41)(100%)
Disclaimer

The 1/144 RG Zeta is selling for $ at Amazon, 2400 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 2550 yen at Hobby Search

Construction Manual & Color Guide for the RG Zeta Gundam was translated to English from the Japanese manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla & Model Kit review site. For the meaning of the symbols found in the model kit's manual, kindly refer to this older post.

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Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:


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Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelItaleri
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)
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 (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--
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)--
Clear Red (H90)Clear Red (C47)Clear Red (X27)Transparent Red (Transparent) (70.934)--CRYSTAL RED (A.MIG-0093)Clear Red (RC503)--red (clear) (32731)Red (Clear) (1321)Gloss Red (4605AP)
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------
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)--
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)------
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)
Purple (H39)Purple (C67)Purple (X16)Purple (70.959)--PURPLE (A.MIG-0127)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--
Brown (H7)Brown (C7)Brown (X9)Chocolate Brown (70.872)Burnt Umber (71.040)OLD RUST (A.MIG-0042)----Dark Brown (32181)Service Brown (Gloss) (10)Flat Leather (4674AP)
Flesh/Pale Brown (H44)Flesh (C51)Flat Flesh (XF15)Cork Brown (70.843)Skin Tone (71.076)SAND BROWN (A.MIG-0026)----brown (solid silk matt) (32185)Flesh (Matte) (61)Flat Light Flesh (4390AP)
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)--
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)
Mahogany (H84)Mahogany (C42)Hull Red (XF9)Hull Red (70.985)Mahogany (71.036)DARK TRACKS (A.MIG-0035)--Mahogany Brown (HTK-_130)reddish brown (solid matt) (32137)Wine (Matte) (73)Flat Rust (4675AP)
Pale Green (H41)--------------------