So Shiny! MGEX Strike Freedom Gundam

Two years following the inaugural Master Grade Extreme release with the MGEX Unicorn Gundam Ver.Ka, Bandai Spirits has announced its follow up. And while I have reservations for this particular mobile suit, I do agree that it does deserve a second take. Yes, we are getting the MGEX Strike Freedom Gundam, and it also sets … Continue reading So Shiny! MGEX Strike Freedom Gundam

Squeezing One More for 2021! Work-in-Progress #3: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Dual Build

In my last work-in-progress post for this dual build, I mentioned how I would really want to get these two kits done. So, I spent the latter half of this weekend just doing that. Granted, all that remained are the backpack units and the weapons. But these are the ones that required the most paint … Continue reading Squeezing One More for 2021! Work-in-Progress #3: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Dual Build

One Month To Go! Work-in-Progress #2: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

Coming out of my annual 3rd quarter build break, I immediately wanted to resume work on the HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom dual build. To be honest, these two aren't the most exciting of kits, but I still want to finish them before 2021 ends. Especially since I'm targeting to resume another build I placed … Continue reading One Month To Go! Work-in-Progress #2: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

As a very casual builder that only paints to match color accuracy and seals everything with a flat top coat, having to do gold paint is always a hassle. Especially if these are for joint parts. But with my recent gold-painting splurge with the HGCE Strike Freedom Gundam, I may have found a workflow that … Continue reading Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

Managed to finish this double build roughly a month after opening the bags of runners. The build itself was okay and there weren't really that many hiccups along the way. Well, except for the slow progress thanks to my one hour/day build time. I'm also proud of how I actually was able to place paint … Continue reading Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin