Thursday, January 15, 2015

HG Lightning Gundam English Manual & Color Guide

HG Lightning Gundam English Manual & Color Guide High Grade from Gundam Build Fighters

From Gundam Build Fighters Try comes the Lightning Gundam of Yuuma Kousaka from Team Try Fighters released as a 1/144 High Grade model kit by Bandai. Gundam Build Fighters Try is the latest Gundam anime incarnation to be released as a sequel to the popular Gundam Build Fighters. The show's timeline comes a couple of years after the original Build Fighters series, where the theme still revolves around Gunpla Fighters competing against themselves for the title of the best gunpla builder ever.

The High Grade 1/144 Lightning Gundam is selling for $ at Amazon

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
light blue partWhite (H1)(90%) + Light Blue/mizu (H45)(5%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(5%) + Violet (H49)(small dose)
red partMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(100%)
dark blue partBright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(40%) + Purple (H39)(30%) + Navy Blue (H54)(30%)
gray partGray/Nezumi (H22)(80%) + Black (H2)(20%)
yellow partYellow (H4)(60%) + White (H1)(30%) + Orange (H14)(10%)
light green partWhite (H1)(65%) + Emerald Green (H46)(35%)

Construction Manual & Color Guide for the 1/144 High Grade 1/144 Lightning 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 post.

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife 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)
Light Blue/mizu (H45)----Sky Blue (70.961)AII SV. Gol Light Blue (71.317)SKY LINE BLUE A II (A.MIG-0224)Air Superiority Blue (RC239)Air Superiority Blue (HTK-_155)--Sea Blue (Gloss) (47)----Air Superiority Blue FS35450 (UA037)Gloss Light Blue (4650AP)
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)
Violet (H49)--Purple (X16)Violet (70.960)--VIOLET (A.MIG-0126)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--------
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------------
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)--------
Purple (H39)Purple (C67)Purple (X16)Purple (70.959)--PURPLE (A.MIG-0127)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--------
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)
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)
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 (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)
Emerald Green (H46)----Emerald (70.838)--INTERIOR TURQUOISE GREEN (A.MIG-0223)----------------