Wednesday, May 14, 2014

HG Turn a Gundam English Manual & Color Guide

HG Turn a Gundam Construction Manual & Color Guide

Released last month by Bandai as a 1/144 High Grade model kit is the titular gundam from Turn A Gundam. Turn A Gundam was released in 1999 to 2000 and was penned by Gundam creator, Yoshiyuki Tomino himself. The Gundam design from this series is quite off from the iconic design that most fans are used to, but the color scheme is there to point to its Gundam roots.

The 1/144 HG Turn a Gundam is selling for $ at Amazon, 1050 yen at Amiami, 1120 yen at HobbyLink Japan

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etcWhite (H1)(100%)
chest etcWhite (H1)(70%) + Bright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(30%)
joints etc gray partGray/Nezumi (H22)(90%) + Black (H2)(10%)
head markPale Green (H41)(50%) + Emerald Green (H46)(50%)
waist etc yellow partYellow (H4)(70%) + White (H1)(30%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(small dose)
weapons etc red partMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(100%)
camera eyeYellow (H4)(70%) + Orange (H14)(30%)
core fighter canopy partGold (H9)(100%) as a base and as a top coat Clear Yellow (H91)(100%)
Disclaimer






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

HG Turn a Gundam Construction Manual & Color Guide HG Turn a Gundam Construction Manual & Color Guide HG Turn a Gundam Construction Manual & Color Guide HG Turn a Gundam Construction Manual & Color Guide

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:


Disclaimer
Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelLife ColorItaleri
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)
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)------
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)
Pale Green (H41)------------------------
Emerald Green (H46)----Emerald (70.838)--INTERIOR TURQUOISE GREEN (A.MIG-0223)--------------
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)----------
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)----------------------
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)
Gold (H9)Gold (C9)Gold Leaf (X12)Gold (Metallic) (70.996)Gold (Metallic) (71.066)GOLD (A.MIG-0198)----gold (solid metallic) (32194)Gold (metallic) (16)----Metal. Gloss Gold (4671AP)
Clear Yellow (H91)Clear Yellow (C48)Clear Yellow (X24)------Clear Yellow (RC507)------------