PREMIUM – Let’s Build: Vintage Gundam, Part 1

Our special guest for this week’s build is none other than our resident effects artist Frank Ippolito! Frank comes up to the Tested studio to build snap-fit model kits with Norm, including a vintage kit sent in by a fan and a Gundam designed by Syd Mead!

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16 thoughts on “PREMIUM – Let’s Build: Vintage Gundam, Part 1

  1. Quintessential japanese dioramable plamo kits for season long multipart relay build and paint series: Ma.K.

    It’s that or Tim Clarke on creature geek.

  2. To elaborate on Frank’s statement about DreamWorks Animation getting purchased. They were purchased by Comcast and rolled into the Universal Pictures Group.

  3. Yeah, I’ve used the Google Translate app to do live image translation for Japanese papercraft kits

  4. Norm, I put the exact kit you’re doing together after ordering it last year sometime based on recommendations found in the comments here. I was constantly stunned at the level of detail and precision tolerances that must have gone into making the kit. I look forward to seeing what you do with yours.

  5. I have some finished kits on here, and some on Instagram. Need to take better pictures to post on my website… http://gunpla.se/

    Also for translating the manuals I can recommend using the Google Translate app, works really well-ish. Some gibberish but you can usually figure it out.

  6. That first gundam build you guys did back in the day really got me in to building gundam. I in the middle of building one right now it’s the Sazabi with the metal upgrade.

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