Saturday, 20 June 2015

1/100 Scale RGC-80 GM Cannon Conversion Kit

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Oil painting drawing of vintage RGC-80 GM Cannon model kit box cover

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Seconds appearance of RGC-80 GM Cannon while defending Jaburo 

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Conversion kit on mainly MG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver. O.Y.W and as for the shoulder, I had replaced it with GM Sniper Ground Type

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Pic on WIP unpainted

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Done with head

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Standing together with MG GM Ver. 1.0

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The wait is over - P-Bandai GM Cannon for easier way out

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GM or in general visor fans now have news to cheer about with Bandai announcement of its Premium-Bandai released of Master Grade MG 1/100 scale GM Cannon. As for me, the news would seems too later as I had already built my own 1/100 scale GM Cannon from conversion kit on mainly MG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver. O.Y.W and as for the shoulder, I had replaced it with GM Sniper Ground Type. The conversion kit was a recast of B-Club resin and presumably more inferior. Good to do some filing or soaked the resin in hot water with detergent, gently rubbed off those greasy surface. 

The assembly was rather straight forward with main replacement parts like the lower portions of legs and torso been super-glued together. Gotten factor in the additional cost of paint, more time and effort on this GM assignment. Good thing the basic colours for this Mobile Suit Variant was not difficult to find from standard epoxy spray can. Upon completion, it gave me much satisfactions to think that it was fully painted and unique to me. For that, I will give the P-Bandai GM Cannon a miss. RGC-80 GM Cannon really looks cool with those enlarged calves and the overall armour more beefed up.

8 comments:

RiP666 said...

nicely done bro, the scheme color were nice. now you have your own GM Cannon without a need to buy the P-Bandai :D

chrismandesign said...

this mobile suit shows that the years have passed since it was created, that’s the way the future looked at the end of the 70s !!!... the rugged texture of the extra parts painted is kinda odd, but it doesn’t look bad, it rather gives it another feeling, like it were bulletproof add-ons... =)

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

>> RiP666
Yeah, I like all the GM especially in the bigger 1/100 scale. Indeed true that I would give the P-Bandai a miss for other toys.

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

>> Chrismandesign
Gunpla had been improvised from time to time with face lift at different eras. Apologies that due to my lack of Gunpla skills, the conversion kit was not been achieved to its optimal look. I could only make the best from the knowledge and skills I possessed. I think I had not done enough filing which resulted in the rough surface.

deSMOnd said...

Black, white and red are my favourite colour combination :)

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

>> Desmond
Yeah, I like that combi too.. Never too flamboyant ^_^

Ant Sized Man said...

Your GM cannon is awesome Dennis, cooler and more realistic than the official bandai release!

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

>> Ant Sized Man
Thanx pal! It was an amateur piece of work. Your comment makes my day ^_^

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