Sunday, April 13, 2014

HG M1 Astray English Manual & Color Guide

HG M1 Astray Construction Manual & Color Guide

From the Gundam Seed series is the HG M1 Astray of Orb Union released as a 1/144 High Grade model kit by Bandai. I never get tired of the design of the Gundam Astray, has a certain appeal to it that attracts it to me.

The HG M1 Astray is selling for $ at Amazon, 1060 yen at Amiami, 1120 yen at HobbyLink Japan

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etc white partWhite (H1)(100%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(small dose)
weapons etcGray/Nezumi (H22)(80%) + Black (H2)(20%)
chest etc dark gray partBlack (H2)(50%) + Navy Blue (H54)(small dose)
main body etc red partMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(40%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(40%) + White (H1)(20%) + Black (H2)(small dose)
sensor, camera eye etcPale Green (H41)(50%) + Emerald Green (H46)(50%)
light gray partWhite (H1)(40%) + Violet (H49)(30%) + Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue (H56)(30%)
Disclaimer






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:


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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)--
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)
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)
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)
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------------
Orange Yellow (H24)Orange Yellow (C58)--Light Orange (70.911)Orange Rust (71.130)LIGHT RUST (A.MIG-0039)--Signal Orange (HTK-_133)------------
Pale Green (H41)--------------------------
Emerald Green (H46)----Emerald (70.838)--INTERIOR TURQUOISE GREEN (A.MIG-0223)----------------
Violet (H49)--Purple (X16)Violet (70.960)--VIOLET (A.MIG-0126)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--------
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)--