In this weeks episode Syd takes a look at the new AGE-2 Dark Hound. Ryan pulls out the Zoids Geno Breaker, and asks the question: “What should I build next, Zoids or Macross?“.
Click to help Ryan choose!
Kits featured in this video:
- 1/24 Lamborghini Aventador
- 1/72 Geno Breaker Raven Custom by Kotobukiya
- 1/48 VF-1J/A Valkyrie Vermilion Squadron by Hasegawa
- 1/100 MG Gundam AGE-2 Dark Hound by Bandai
- “1/35 EFGF M61A5 Main Battle Tank “”Semovente”" Phantom Element
Darksayn said on November 20, 2012
Hey Sid and Ryan. How’s it going? First off Ryan I love the tank. I used to be a M1A1 tanker in the military so your paint job looks great. And secondly Sid The Adventadore looksa awesome. I think you should go with the Zoid Ryan. You Have already done something in the macross universe, and zoids was the first model kit that I did. Im not sure now but they use to come with motors so they could move. I haven’t built one in about 10 years. Keep up the good work guys.
Andrew Dornback said on November 20, 2012
Build the Berserk Fuhrer Zoid. Here is the link for it http://www.hlj.com/product/KBYZD62 Just Copy and Paste.
Ostach said on November 20, 2012
Ryan, I personally think decals turned out pretty bad :/ The camo looks good but decals ruin the effect for me. There’s a lot of silvering along the edges. But theres a simple way to get rid of this (but on the next model). Spray gloss varnish before aplying decals. The surface on which you place the decals must be glossy. Put your decals with decals liquids, and then spray the matt varnish. Will look better, I promise.
spardin said on November 20, 2012
agree with Ostach follow his steps and you cant go wrong.
Liked to see zoids built next please.
Gerardo Mares said on November 20, 2012
Hi Ryan, you should star preshading and postshading with aerograph, you should build the macross kit: 1/100 Macross Armored Factory http://www.hlj.com/product/BAN977905 it is an old kit. I would like to see the kit on he show too!
also cant find the gundam builders figures are theon the site yet?
Juan said on November 21, 2012
To start, good work on finishing the tank. the camo and weathering effects came out nicely. As the commenter Ostach above mentioned, a gloss spray before applying water slide decals would have minimized the silvering. Regardless, if you enjoyed the build and are happy with your result, more power to you. Sid, the Aventadore is looking quite spiffy and not straying too far from a realistic diatrobution of colors.
Secondly, I believe that the next kit you should be a Zoid. In fact, it should be the Iron Kong (http://www.hlj.com/product/KBYZD12) that you mentioned in the program. As with most of the kits, several different color schemes are available for one to paint, to give youfthat customized feel. A personal favorite of mine is the Iron Kong Yeti. A cold weather variant that can be achieved through simple paint swaps and the brighter color scheme lends itself to the weathering effects you wish to attempt more of.
SavviMaple said on November 22, 2012
I can’t wait for MG strike 2.0, its official.
Zac said on November 23, 2012
Does anyone think hero factory plamo would be cool?
ClayCannonII said on November 24, 2012
@Zac seeing as legos are already plastic, in a way they are already plamo
fury-s12 said on November 24, 2012
The zoid for sure, will put Ryan’s skills to the test but the outcome is so worth it, I’d buy the zoid and donate it to the cause if necessary!
rob said on December 18, 2012
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