Saturday, August 25, 2012

Frame Arms Type 48 Model I Kagutsuchi-Kou English Manual & Color Guide

1/100 Frame Arms Type 48 Model I Kagutsuchi-Kou Construction Manual & Color Guide

Released in July by Kotobukiya was the 1/100 scale Type 48 Model I Kagutsuchi-Kou. This model kit comes from the original series of Kotobukiya which they called Frame Arms. The Frame Arms line is a collection of mecha based model kits that use a common skeleton frame known as the frame architect and from there detail parts are added onto it.

If you are looking for a new mecha based model kit to work on I'd suggest looking at the Kotobukiya line of model kits. Compared to Gunpla however its a bit pricey, but who knows?, if a lot of people are buying their kits then economies of scale kick in and Kotobukiya can afford to lower the price of their model kits.

The Type 48 Model I Kagutsuchi-Kou is selling for $ at Amazon, 2660 yen at Amiami, 3040 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 3230 yen at Hobby Search

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
head etc red partCocoa Brown (H17)(98%) + White (H1)(2%)
booster outer side gun metal partSteel (H18)(100%)
missile pod gray partNeutral Gray (H53)(100%)
top of the head etc white partWhite (H1)(99%) + Black (H2)(1%)
frame gray partNeutral Gray (H53)(80%) + Black (H2)(19%) + Purple (H39)(1%)
rifle gray partRed Brown (H47)(60%) + White (H1)(20%) + Black (H2)(20%)
missile pod booster inner side red partShine Red (H23)(100%)
main body sand yellowLight Brown/Tan (H27)(70%) + White (H1)(25%) + Black (H2)(4%) + magenta(1%)
main body gray partBlack (H2)(55%) + White (H1)(45%)
feet tips orange partOrange Yellow (H24)(70%) + Orange (H14)(20%) + Light Brown/Tan (H27)(5%) + White (H1)(5%)
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Construction Manual & Color Guide 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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1/100 Frame Arms Type 48 Model I Kagutsuchi-Kou Construction Manual & Color Guide

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White
(H1)
Aqueous Hobby Color
White
(C1)
Mr. Color
White
(S1)
Mr. Color Spray
White
(X2)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Gloss White
(70.842)
Vallejo Model Color
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Enamel
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Acrylic
white (Gloss)
(36104)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
white (solid gloss)
(32104)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN WHITE
(A.MIG-0047)
Ammo Acrylics
WHITE
(N1)
Acrysion
Gloss White
(4696AP)
Italeri
White
(X-2)
Tamiya Enamel
White (Lacquer Paint)
(LP2)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Pure White
(TS26)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(H2)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Black
(C2)
Mr. Color
Black
(S2)
Mr. Color Spray
Black
(X1)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Glossy Black
(70.861)
Vallejo Model Color
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Enamel
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Acrylic
black (Gloss)
(36107)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
black (solid matt)
(32107)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN BLACK
(A.MIG-0032)
Ammo Acrylics
BLACK
(N2)
Acrysion
Gloss Black
(4695AP)
Italeri
Black
(X-1)
Tamiya Enamel
Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP1)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(C92)
Mr. Color
Semi-Gloss Black/Semi-Gross Black
(S92)
Mr. Color Spray
Semi-Gloss Black
(X18)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(X-18)
Tamiya Enamel
Semi Gloss Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP5)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(TS29)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(TS14)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
 
Orange
(H14)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Orange
(C59)
Mr. Color
Orange
(X6)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Clear Orange
(70.956)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange
(71.083)
Vallejo Model Air
Orange (Gloss)
(18)
Humbrol Enamel
luminous orange (solid matt)
(36125)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
luminous orange (solid matt)
(32125)
Revell Email Enamel
Orange (Gloss)
(1527)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Matt Orange FS32246
(LC05)
Lifecolor
ORANGE
(A.MIG-0129)
Ammo Acrylics
Orange
(RC009)
AK Real Color
Pure Orange
(HTK-_704)
Hataka
Orange
(N14)
Acrysion
Flat Orange
(4302AP)
Italeri
BURN ORANGE
(AK11079)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
orange (Gloss)
(36130)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
orange (solid matt)
(32130)
Revell Email Enamel
Gloss Orange
(4682AP)
Italeri
Bright Orange
(70.851)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange (Gloss)
(18)
Humbrol Acrylic
DEEP ORANGE
(AK11080)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Cocoa Brown
(H17)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Hull Red
(C29)
Mr. Color
Hull Red
(S29)
Mr. Color Spray
Hull Red
(XF9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Hull Red
(70.985)
Vallejo Model Color
Mahogany
(71.036)
Vallejo Model Air
Wine (Matte)
(73)
Humbrol Enamel
reddish brown (solid matt)
(36137)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
reddish brown (solid matt)
(32137)
Revell Email Enamel
RED BROWN SHADOW
(A.MIG-0912)
Ammo Acrylics
Mahogany Brown
(HTK-_130)
Hataka
Hull Red
(N17)
Acrysion
Flat Rust
(4675AP)
Italeri
Camouflage Medium Brown
(71.038)
Vallejo Model Air
SCC 2 Brown
(UA273)
Lifecolor
S.C.C. 2 Brown
(RC035)
AK Real Color
S.C.C. No. 2 Khaki Brown
(HTK-_076)
Hataka
Braun – Brown
(RC065)
AK Real Color
Braun
(HTK-_299)
Hataka
Rust (solid matt)
(36183)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Rust (solid matt) (solid silk matt)
(32183)
Revell Email Enamel
DARK RUST
(AK11107)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Nato Brown
(XF68)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
      
Steel
(H18)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Steel
(C28)
Mr. Color
Steel
(S28)
Mr. Color Spray
Oily Steel (Metallic)
(70.865)
Vallejo Model Color
Steel (Metallic)
(71.065)
Vallejo Model Air
Polished Steel (metalcote)
(27003)
Humbrol Enamel
Steel (solid metallic)
(36191)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
iron metallic/steel (solid metallic)
(32191)
Revell Email Enamel
STEEL
(A.MIG-0191)
Ammo Acrylics
STEEL
(N18)
Acrysion
Metal. Flat Steel
(4679AP)
Italeri
Chainmail Silver
(72.053)
Vallejo Game Color
Chainmail Silver
(72.753)
Vallejo Game Air
Dark Steel
(69.065)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Natural Steel (Metallic)
(70.864)
Vallejo Model Color
Steel
(69.063)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Metallic Gray
(XF56)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Aluminum (metallic)
(56)
Humbrol Enamel
Aluminum (metallic)
(56)
Humbrol Acrylic
Aluminum (solid metallic)
(36199)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
aluminum (solid metallic)
(32199)
Revell Email Enamel
Aluminum (F)
(1781)
Testors Model Master Enamel
NATURAL STEEL
(AK11210)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
      
Shine Red
(H23)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Shine Red
(C79)
Mr. Color
Shine Red
(S79)
Mr. Color Spray
Red
(X7)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Scarlet
(70.817)
Vallejo Model Color
Red RLM23
(71.003)
Vallejo Model Air
Bright Red (Gloss)
(19)
Humbrol Enamel
Scarlet (Matte)
(60)
Humbrol Acrylic
Fiery Red (Gloss)
(36131)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
fiery red (solid matt)
(32131)
Revell Email Enamel
RED
(A.MIG-0049)
Ammo Acrylics
Signal Red
(RC005)
AK Real Color
Traffic Red
(HTK-_103)
Hataka
Shine Red
(N23)
Acrysion
Hot Orange
(72.009)
Vallejo Game Color
Hot Orange
(72.709)
Vallejo Game Air
Red
(69.008)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Signal Red (Satin)
(174)
Humbrol Enamel
Scarlet (Matte)
(60)
Humbrol Enamel
Arrow Red
(238)
Humbrol Enamel
Red Arrows Red BS537
(X014)
Xtracolor
BS Signal Red
(HTK-_276)
Hataka
MS Red(Federation Mobile Suit Red)
(UG04)
Gundam Color
Orange
(71.083)
Vallejo Model Air
Flat Red
(XF7)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Insignia Red (Matte)
(153)
Humbrol Enamel
DEEP RED
(AK11088)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
  
Orange Yellow
(H24)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Orange Yellow
(C58)
Mr. Color
Orange Yellow
(S58)
Mr. Color Spray
Light Orange
(70.911)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange Rust
(71.130)
Vallejo Model Air
LIGHT RUST
(A.MIG-0039)
Ammo Acrylics
Signal Orange
(HTK-_133)
Hataka
Orange Yellow
(N24)
Acrysion
Orange Fire
(72.008)
Vallejo Game Color
Orange Fire
(72.708)
Vallejo Game Air
VOLCANIC YELLOW
(AK11042)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
    
Light Brown/Tan
(H27)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Tan
(C44)
Mr. Color
Tan
(S44)
Mr. Color Spray
Buff
(XF57)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Green Brown
(70.879)
Vallejo Model Color
German Yellow Brown
(71.272)
Vallejo Model Air
Brown Yellow (Matte)
(94)
Humbrol Enamel
Ochre Brown (solid matt)
(36188)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Ochre Brown (solid matt)
(32188)
Revell Email Enamel
Africa Grunbraun RAL 8000 (F)
(2099)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Grunbraun/Gelbbraun RAL 8000
(UA203)
Lifecolor
GELBBRAUN
(A.MIG-0013)
Ammo Acrylics
Gelbraun – Yellow Brown
(RC063)
AK Real Color
Green Brown
(HTK-_303)
Hataka
RAL8000 Grunbraun
(X803)
Xtracolor
Tan
(N27)
Acrysion
Flat US Army/Mar.Gulf Arm Sand
(4812AP)
Italeri
Tan (Gloss)
(9)
Humbrol Enamel
    
Purple
(H39)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Purple
(C67)
Mr. Color
Purple
(S67)
Mr. Color Spray
Purple
(X16)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Purple
(70.959)
Vallejo Model Color
Purple (Gloss)
(68)
Humbrol Enamel
PURPLE
(A.MIG-0127)
Ammo Acrylics
Purple
(N39)
Acrysion
Purple Violet
(32353)
Revell Email Enamel
PURPLE
(AK11073)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
     
Red Brown
(H47)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Red Brown
(C41)
Mr. Color
Red Brown
(S41)
Mr. Color Spray
Red Brown
(XF64)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Flat Brown
(70.984)
Vallejo Model Color
Hull Red
(71.039)
Vallejo Model Air
German Camouflage Red Brown (Matte)
(160)
Humbrol Enamel
German Camouflage Red Brown
(160)
Humbrol Acrylic
Brown (solid matt)
(36185)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
brown (solid silk matt)
(32185)
Revell Email Enamel
Rotbraun RAL 8012
(4861)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
Root Braun RAL 8012 (SG)
(2152)
Testors Model Master Enamel
SCC 1A Very Dark Brown
(UA274)
Lifecolor
ROTBRAUN
(A.MIG-0014)
Ammo Acrylics
S.C.C. 1A Brown
(RC034)
AK Real Color
S.C.C. No. 1A Dark Brown
(HTK-_077)
Hataka
Red Brown
(N47)
Acrysion
Flat Earth Red
(4707AP)
Italeri
Heavy Sienna
(72.154)
Vallejo Game Color
Burnt Red
(70.814)
Vallejo Model Color
German Red Brown
(71.271)
Vallejo Model Air
Rotbraun RAL 8012
(UA211)
Lifecolor
Rot (Rotbraun) – Red (Red Brown)
(RC067)
AK Real Color
Red Primer Base
(HTK-_175)
Hataka
Mahogany
(71.036)
Vallejo Model Air
BURNT BROWN RED
(A.MIG-0134)
Ammo Acrylics
Red Brown (Matte)
(100)
Humbrol Enamel
DARK BROWN
(AK11109)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Red Brown
(TS1)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
BURNT RED
(AK11097)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Hull Red
(XF9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
     
Neutral Gray
(H53)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Neutral Gray
(C13)
Mr. Color
Neutral Gray
(S13)
Mr. Color Spray
Neutral Gray
(XF53)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Neutral Grey
(70.992)
Vallejo Model Color
Aggressor Gray
(71.274)
Vallejo Model Air
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Enamel
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Acrylic
Aggressor Gray FS36251
(1794)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Light Grey FS36251
(UA034)
Lifecolor
NEUTRAL GRAY
(A.MIG-0239)
Ammo Acrylics
Aggressor Grey
(RC248)
AK Real Color
Aggressor Grey
(HTK-_157)
Hataka
FS16251 Medium Grey
(X132)
Xtracolor
Neutral Gray
(N22)
Acrysion
Dark Sea Gray
(XF54)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Dark Sea Grey
(70.991)
Vallejo Model Color
Neutral Grey
(71.051)
Vallejo Model Air
Air Mobility Command Gray FS36173
(2035)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Neutral Grey 43 FS35173
(UA046)
Lifecolor
(BS 638)
(A.MIG-0205)
Ammo Acrylics
Neutral Grey 43
(RC261)
AK Real Color
Neutral Grey 43
(HTK-_033)
Hataka
FS16173 Air Mobility Command Grey
(X158)
Xtracolor
Grey Z
(69.039)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Grey (solid silk matt)
(36374)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
grey (solid silk matt)
(32374)
Revell Email Enamel
Light Ghost Gray FS 36375 (F)
(1728)
Testors Model Master Enamel
PALE GREY
(AK11013)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics
Deck Tan
(XF55)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Deck Tan
(70.986)
Vallejo Model Color
Dark Ghost Gray FS 36320 (F)
(1741)
Testors Model Master Enamel
DECK TAN
(AK11114)
AK 3rd Gen Acrylics