First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam

Posted in Gundam on 7 August, 2014 (18:08)

First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam
Turn A turn, turn A turn, tuuuuuuuuuuuurn A!

Designed by American futurist Syd Mead, the sleek Turn A is one of the most divisive mobile suits in the history of Gundam, mostly thanks to the bizarre moustache it sports instead of the iconic v-fin. It’s also arguably the most powerful unit, thanks to it’s Moonlight Butterfly System which can envelop huge distances and destroy any technology it comes into contact with.

First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam
Released back in 2007, this kit had the honour of being the 100th Master Grade! It’s composed of just ten runners including weapons and accessories, but it looks like it includes some interesting design choices, especially the head which uses clear parts instead of foil stickers for the eyes – too bad they didn’t continue using this method.

First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam
It seems quite fitting, considering it’s the most unique feature that the moustache gets it’s own little runner!

This one isn’t actually for me to keep, all being well I’ll be parting ways with it this Saturday when I hand it off to Toshi down at Bar #78!

Thanks for reading! Here are some of my other posts you might like

MG RX-78 Gundam V 2.0 Progress
MG MBF-P02KAI Gundam Astray Red Frame - Head
HG 1/144 MBF-P02 Gundam Astray Red Frame V2 - First modding attempt
Kunio Okawara "Legend of Mechanical Design" Exhibition
New Gundam series being announced today - Watch it live! (updated!)
Sunkus x Gundam UC raffle!

Comments

One Response to First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam

Comment avatars powered by Gravatar, get yours now

  1. Richard Cooley on 7 August, 2014 at (22:53)

    Ahh the mighty White Doll Laura Rolla!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *