Models

Tragedy in Jaburo 34 : Final weathering

I was weathering to two mobile suits. This time, I added the dirt and sand dust. The legs of the MSM-07 Z'Gok, I put the marks of mud with it coming out of the water using Tamiya Enamel Color. I put the dry dust to GM. I used the pastel wa…

Tragedy in Jaburo 33 : Final check of Gm and Z'Gok.

After I checked the pose of two MS, I found something that I need to fix for Z'gok I changed the angle of the left elbow. In order to swing the elbow to the back, I was working by attaching a plastic pipe. After painted and assembled again…

Tragedy in Jaburo 32 : Wood Base and Underground water.

After I finished painting of the diorama base, then I finished wood trim for base. The wood part is stained and clear coat with satin finish. I also made wnderground water in the right corner of the diorama base. First, create a frame by f…

Tragedy in Jaburo 31 : paint the cave.

The next step is to paint the cave. It was painted the whole in diluted flat black first, and then cover the white of the plaster. I finely painted XF-52 Flat Earth, XF-53 Neutral Gray, XF-63 Red Brown etc. with a brush over it. I recoated…

Tragedy in Jaburo 30 : Detailing and Assembling

Prior to assembly, finished the Detailed parts. First from the GM. I have brought a spray gun in his right hand. ( the hands was scratcg built.) Although It had been thought that it is not visible in the first plan, but may see the back of…

Tragedy in Jaburo 29 : Weathering

After I did top coat the entire kit, I began weathering. First, I will apply a filter. I use oil paint to filtering. It is not a special paint for the modeling , but rather that it was bought at the craft shop. I've picked up the three col…

Tragedy in Jaburo 28 : Panel Line and Decal

GM and Z'Gok has been painted. So, I am going to add panel line, and put decal. These old kits is very simple, but it is still molded some panel line. I use Tamiya Enamel for "Sumi-Ire" (I do not know how can say it in English. It is one o…

Tragedy in Jaburo 27 : Paint-2 GM

Well, I will begin the painting of GM. I painted a light gray, which is a basic color first. In the same way as Z'Gok, so as not erased the black of the base completely, I overlaid light gray little by little . I used Mr.Color 97. The next…

Tragedy in Jaburo 26 : Paint-1 Zgok

I came to paint stage finally.Paint work is my most favorite part. It is sooo fun!! I've painted black all the parts first. This black will be the darkest part. I recoated the body colors gradually to this black. I I've painted a russet (M…

Tragedy in Jaburo 25 : Diorama Base (2)

I have created a basic shape in Styrofoam, I went into the next stage. By coating the surface of Styrofoam with plaster , then I added a detail. I've placed a pillar of rock, ground and back wall on the wooden base. Then, I have coated the…

Tragedy in Jaburo 24 : Diorama Base

I began to make a diorama base. Since I did not make a diorama for a long time, I made a prototype using the cardboard first. I think the basic layout and become like this picture. Once I know the rough dimensions, I made the frame of the …

Tragedy in Jaburo 23 : Bandai 1/144 Z’Gok

I'm going to try illuminations in this diorama. I try to do two iluminations. 1st. Lit the Mono Eye of Z'Gok 2nd. The electric spark in the the body of the gym. I was soldering a wires to a 2 small LED. These LED will be in the Z'Gok arm f…

Tragedy in Jaburo 22 : Bandai 1/144 Z’Gok

I get on with the most difficult work of this project finally. When Ihave hollowed out Mono Eye shield, I did not think anything about work after. However, even consider how to make the Mono Eye shield later, I have not considered a good i…

Tragedy in Jaburo 21 : Bandai 1/144 Z’Gok

I forgot one thing about GM. This kit is very old and entire shape is too simple. I have got a RX-78 Gundam kit from same line up with GM, but I think Bandai remade the mold, and it's detailed and nice. I decided trying to duplicate "maru-…

Tragedy in Jaburo 20 : Bandai 1/144 GM

For both GM and Z'Gok, basic work has been completed. Then I will prepare the surface. Sanding, sanding. I'm still going on. I use a variety of file. For round surface, I use sand paper, and I use a stick type, such as in the picture on a …

Tragedy in Jaburo 19 : Bandai 1/144 GM

This kit began to be sold in the early 80's in Japan, and I thought it was a kit that was well done at that time. But, when compared to recent kit, looks very simple. I decided to re-create a new hand. Because the hand is made in toooo sim…

Tragedy in Jaburo 18 : Bandai 1/144 GM

After I made a big hole in the body, I put stroform pieces all arount the hole. The wall around the hole is to prevent light leakage. I also gave some damage effect on the front skirt. Then,,, I checked the fitting of GM and Z'gok's arm. I…

Tragedy in Jaburo 17 : Bandai 1/144 GM

OK, I need to make a big hole in the back. I ground down as much as possible from the inside back. I checked how much thiner it is with the light. Then, I was breaking through from the back actually using some needle and pliers. Because th…

Tragedy in Jaburo 16 : Bandai 1/144 GM

Finally, I started to make a big hole in GM's body. First, I confirmed the hole position with a combination of GM and Z'Gok again. After I confirmed the position, I drilled in the center roughly. I will continue to expand the hole using a …

Tragedy in Jaburo 15 : Bandai 1/144 GM

I thought I just need to make a big hole at GM's body, but I noticed that his shoulder length is too wide. Once I noticed, I want to fix it. So,, I start to make it narrower. First, I cut the sides of the body. Then, I plug the part that w…

Tragedy in Jaburo 14 : Bandai 1/144 GM

I start working to fix the pose of GM. Secure the skirt of GM using the brass rod like I did for Zgok. I made holes in the body, and insert the skirt I glue the plate on the inside of the body to secure by inserting the head and shoulders …

Tragedy in Jaburo 13 : Bandai 1/144 Z’Gok

It went into the work of fixing the pose and surface treatment of parts of Z'Gok. After I have fixed in putty all the parts, fix the surface. Use a brass wire and to fix the pose. Assemble all the basic parts, determine the pose. I think Z…

Tragedy in Jaburo 12 : Bandai 1/144 Z’Gok

I am going to cut head part from the body, because it is hard to access mono-eye unit to set into the place. 1st, I add styroform plate just below the head. Then styroform pipe is added top of the head. The pipe is not attache the plate, o…

Tragedy in Jaburo 11 : Bandai 1/144 Z’Gok

I've fixed the Mono-Eye of Z'Gok. I will enclose from the back side of the pipe with epoxy putty units Mono Eye. There is also a sense of the light-shielding. I also fixed plastic board that I opened the screw holes for Mono Eye fixation a…

Tragedy in Jaburo 10 : Bandai 1/144 Z’go

I started to make a mono-eye. First, I cut the aluminum pipe with a pipe cutter to make the frame of Mono-Eye. Then, I have to sharpen flat LED's round head. I also sharpen periphery according to the inner diameter of the pipe. LED has bee…

Tragedy in Jaburo 9 : Bandai 1/144 Z’gok

I started assembling the left arm. By connecting a pipe which I cut diagonally, I changed the angle of the arm. During the work to change the angle,I thought way of coming out of claw is not good. The form of the kit, it looks like a clow …

Tragedy in Jaburo 8 : Bandai 1/144 Z’gok

Both legs assembled rough, I began to assemble the body and both arms. I will keep the shape of the original essentially the right arm. However, in the same way as leg, I have to be able to level the arm by cutting the arm where the hits. …

Tragedy in Jaburo 7 : Bandai 1/144 Z’gok

Since I made ​​a GM roughly, I started making the Z'Gok. Joint does not move much the same as GM also Z'Gok. However, this model is a fixed-pose, so pose of Gm by bending the joint by cutting and/or adding. I began to sharpen from the righ…

Tragedy in Jaburo 6 Bandai 1/144 GM

It is soooo slow, but I am wtill working. I am thinking that I will use both arms as is,,,I hope... It is so simple. At first, I was going to replace the Detail Up Parts just part of the hands, but when I checked detali up parts at hobby s…

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit -7 Finish

The bud came out four days afterward. Furthermore, it became like grass completely three days afterward. If a switch is turned on, a water wheel will also turn. All done!! Thank you for watching.

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit -6 (Plant)

1. A mat is aligned with the ground and cut off with scissors. After covering with a mat, water is put into a base. Seeds (attachment) are planted on a mat. A bud comes out after around 5days.The spray of the water is sometimes carried out…

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit -5

7 FinishAfter installing a watermill, a guttering, No. 25, and No. 21 are pasted up. Accessories and Kakinoki(a persimmon tree) are installed in a favorite position. Complete view A light is wired. Black wire is from the light. Light's up.…

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit -4

Assemble Water Mill (reverse side)1 Paste up 13 and#14 (12 sets is made). And it is made to move freely, although it lets it pass in the hole of #11 and #12 without pasting up. All other parts glued on #1 2 Cut "Shoji-paper" (very, very th…

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit -3

水中ポンプの組立(assrmble a water pump)1 Try to be careful of an illustration and a photograph.The part of No. 6 is not pasted up on No. 5. Since the portion becomes a switch, it should move freely. Small light bulb pass #24(glued on #11) …

Tragedy in Jaburo 5 (Bandai 1/144 GM)

This kit is very old style and the detail and overall style is not so good. In the original plan, I fix roughly the shape of the entire image without touching too much, but I think it even more difficult. Remodeling of the body has continu…

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit -2

屋根の組み立 assemble Roof1 Spread palm on the roof (parts number 22) using glue(any kind, you can get this glue at local home center). the palm should be 1-2mm thickness. After spread the palm, put rubber band and fix on the roof until th…

Hakoniwa series Water Mill DX. kit

I am going to introduce another project. This is a Water mill kit from Japanese miniature garden seriese. Before you start assemble the kit, better to check all parts with instruction. And read instruction (yes, it is Japanese, so you may …

Tragedy in Jaburo 4 (Bandai 1/144 GM)

I bent the hip joint parts using small burner. If legs is inclined forward, thigh hits back armor. So I off-set joint part to forward。 The lower part of the body looks like below?

Tragedy in Jaburo 3 (Bandai 1/144 GM)

I decided to separate more at skirt parts. Caution!!! Do not hold parts and using saw like the pic. I cut my finger 5sec. after took the pic. Now, it is separated so many parts.... can I put it back together???

Tragedy in Jaburo 2

The FG kit has very limited range of moving limbs. So, my first mork is separate body parts. The body section is made by only 2 parts, just a front side and a back side. I cut on the waist line and meke it upper half and lower. Also, cut w…

Tragedy in Jaburo : Bandai 1/144 FG Z'gok & GM

I start new project useing these kits. When I went back Japan the last time, I found these kits. I thought it was sooooo nostalgic, because when I was kid I collected and built those ans the other Gunpla a lot. The price was 210 Japanese y…