Tuesday, January 20, 2015

HG Montero English Manual & Color Guide

HG Montero Construction Manual & Color Guide

From Reconguista in G comes the Montero of Klim Nick released as a 1/144 High Grade model kit by Bandai. Reconguista in G is the latest anime series that was helmed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, the original Gundam series creator. The timeline of the show takes place a couple decades after the conclusion of the Universal Century storyline.

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etc blue partCobalt Blue (H35)(80%) + Bright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(20%) + Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)(small dose)
main body etc red partMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(90%) + White (H1)(10%)
main body etc dark blue partBright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(80%) + Black (H2)(20%) + Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)(small dose)
beam rifle gray partNeutral Gray (H53)(50%) + Field Gray (1)/Dark Gray (H32)(50%)
main body etc yellow partMiddle Stone (H71)(100%)
main body etc white partWhite (H1)(100%)
main body etc purple gray partAircraft Gray (H57)(50%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(50%) + Purple (H39)(small dose)
sensor etc green partSilver (H8)(100%) as a base and as a top coat Clear Green (H94)(100%)

The 1/144 HG Montero is selling for $ at Amazon.

Construction Manual & Color Guide for the 1/144 High Grade Montero 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:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
Cobalt Blue (H35)Cobalt Blue (C80)------------------------
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)--------
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------------
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)
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)
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)--
Field Gray (1)/Dark Gray (H32)German Gray/Field Gray (1) (C40)German Gray (XF63)German Grey Dark (70.995)Engine Grey (71.048)GRAUGRÜN (A.MIG-0253)Dark Eggplant Grey (RC242)Dark Grey (HTK-_230)Tank Grey (solid matt) (32178)Tank Grey (Matte) (67)Engine Gray FS36076 (2034)FS16076 Engine Grey (X128)--Graugrün RLM 74 (4784AP)
Middle Stone (H71)Middle Stone (C21)--Middle Stone (70.882)Middlestone (71.031)DUNKELGELB BASE (A.MIG-0902)RAF Middle Stone (RC292)Mid Stone (HTK-_013)--Mid Stone (Matte) (84)RAF Middlestone ANA615 (F) (2052)--Middle Stone FS30266 (UA097)--
Aircraft Gray (H57)Aircraft Gray (C73)J.A. Gray (XF14)------------Light Grey (Matte) (147)--------
Purple (H39)Purple (C67)Purple (X16)Purple (70.959)--PURPLE (A.MIG-0127)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--------
Silver (H8)Silver (C8)Flat Aluminium (XF16)Silver (Metallic) (70.997)Silver RLM01 (Metallic) (71.063)MATT ALUMINUM (A.MIG-0194)Aluminium (Metallic) (RC020)--sliver (solid metallic) (32190)Silver (metallic) (11)Aluminum (F) (1781)--Matt Natural Metal FS37178 (LC24)Metal. Gloss Silver (4678AP)
Clear Green (H94)Clear Green (C138)Clear Green (X25)Transparent Green (Transparent) (70.936)--CRYSTAL GREEN (A.MIG-0092)Clear Green (RC505)----Green (Clear) (1325)--------