Monday, July 15, 2013

Bandai 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie English Manual & Color Guide

Bandai 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie Construction Manual & Color Guide

Update: Translation for the companion VF-1 Strike parts can be found here.

Released last month by Bandai is the 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie from the Macross: Do You Remember Love movie. It can be built as either the S version (Commander Type) or the A version (Cannon fodder). It can fully transform from Fighter to Gerwalk and Battroid modes. It's a snap fit kit but some parts will have to be glued on. For the labeling, you can choose to install either the provided decals or stickers.

The Bandai 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie is selling for $39.12 at Amazon, 3270 yen at Amiami, 3600 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 3825 yen at Hobby Search

Bandai 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie Construction Manual & Color Guide

Bandai 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie Construction Manual & Color Guide

Construction Manual & Color Guide for the 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie 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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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)
Clear Blue (H93)Clear Blue (C50)Clear Blue (X23)Transparent Blue (Transparent) (70.938)--blue (clear) (32752)Blue (clear (36752)----
Clear Green (H94)Clear Green (C138)Clear Green (X25)--------Green (Clear) (1325)--
Clear Red (H90)Clear Red (C47)Clear Red (X27)Transparent Red (Transparent) (70.934)--red (clear) (32731)Red (Clear) (36731)Red (Clear) (1321)--
Clear Yellow (H91)Clear Yellow (C48)Clear Yellow (X24)------------
Cream Yellow (H34)----------------
Field Gray (1)/Dark Gray (H32)German Gray/Field Gray (1) (C40)German Gray (XF63)German Grey Dark (70.995)--Tank Grey (solid matt) (32178)Tank Grey (solid matt) (36178)Tank Grey (Matte) (67)--
Flesh (H44)Flesh (C51)Flat Flesh (XF15)Cork Brown (70.843)Skin Tone (71.076)brown (solid silk matt) (32185)Brown (solid matt) (36185)Flesh (Matte) (61)Leather (Matte) (62)
Gray/Nezumi (H22)Neutral Gray (C13)Neutral Gray (XF53)Neutral Grey (70.992)--3217136171Dark Admiralty Grey (Gloss) (5)--
Light Gray (H324)----------------
Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue (H56)Intermediate Blue/Medium Blue (C72)Medium Blue (XF18)--Grey Blue (71.005)----RAF Blue (Matte) (96)--
Midnight Blue (H55)Midnight Blue (C71)Royal Blue (X3)--------Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--
Orange Yellow (H24)Orange Yellow (C58)--------------
Pink (H19)Pink (C63)Pink (X17)Old Rose (70.944)------Pink (Gloss) (200)--
Red (H3)Red (C3)Red (X7)Carmine Red (70.908)--fiery red (solid matt) (32131)Fiery Red (Gloss) (36131)Bright Red (Gloss) (19)Bright Red (Gloss) (19)
Tire Black (H77)Tire Black (C137)Flat Black (XF1)70.95Black (71.057)black (solid silk matt) (32108)black (solid matt) (36108)Black (Matte) (33)Black (Matte) (33)
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)