First Impressions – HG 1/144 RGM-79SP GM Sniper II

Posted in Gundam on 15 September, 2012 (09:51)

First Impressions - HG 1/144 RGM-79SP GM Sniper II
Saw this new Gunpla release in Osaka Gundams today for an absolute steal… it’s of one of my favourite Mobile Suits so I couldn’t say no!

This is the successor to the original GM Sniper, which I built a kit of nearly four years ago. It’s the most powerful GM-type mobile suit of the One Year War era, sporting a very sleek but powerful look with verniers all over the place.

First Impressions - HG 1/144 RGM-79SP GM Sniper II
Ok, in the box we have six runners for the Mobile Suit itself, plus separate beam cores, clear parts and polycaps. There’s a decent amount of colour separation in the parts, but a bit of painting will probably be required too.

First Impressions - HG 1/144 RGM-79SP GM Sniper II
Also included is a runner with parts for a RH-35E Draken! It’s tiny and all solid molded in one colour, but the detail is good and it’s a nice addition.

I’m just about done with the 1/48 AGE-1 so this will be my next project. I’d love to experiment with a custom paintjob, but that will have to wait until our apartment is all sorted.

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  1. rich on 4 October, 2012 at (21:34)

    sweet looks seriously cool.
    next buy freedom gundam in rg!

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