Author Topic: MG Crossbone Gundam X-2 Conversion  (Read 4171 times)

September 16, 2008, 06:43:59 PM
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michael tan

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Hello again guys. This is my simple interpretation of the Crossbone Gundam X-2 conversion. I used a hybrid look of katoki and ookawara for the shot lancer. My skills are really for building kits OOTB so I hope I did justice to the original design.

I used the lance of the old 1/100 Berga Giros kit and refined the details a bit. The body of the shot lancer was scratchbuilt with plastic sheets.

I shamelessly copied the color scheme I saw on the Crossbone/F91 issue of Gundam Weapons because I thought that it was the coolest X-2 scheme.




Colors used:

Dark blue:
Mr. Color Blue FS 15044 90% + White 10% + a few drops of Fluorescent pink

Purple:
Mr. Color Purple 60% + White 20% + Cobalt Blue 20%

Yellow
Mr. Color Orange yellow

White
Mr. Color White 80% + cobalt blue 5% + light gray 5%

Metal colors
Gaianotes EX Black base coat (gloss paint)

coated with Gaianotes Star Bright Silver

final coated with Mr. Color Smoke Gray 50% + Gaianotes EX-Clear gloss 50%


Comments and suggestions appreciated. Thanks for looking good my guys!

September 16, 2008, 06:48:30 PM
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Nice clean work and the lancer looks great!

September 17, 2008, 06:12:17 AM
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Awesome job!
I've been waiting for a good X-2 Build, it was my personal favorite out of the crossbones, Did you keep the cloth cape (If it came with one) Because that is all it needs to make it a complete X-2. Also, great job on the colors, and the thruster bells look good.
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September 17, 2008, 10:32:11 AM
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Clean and Flawless build sir, and the shotlancer is perfectly executed/ ive seen the WIP's and details you have done.... :twitch: TOPNOTCH
utik! putik! putik! Putek k!

September 17, 2008, 06:24:52 PM
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i also love X2.
and this is excellent job! so cool ^^

September 17, 2008, 11:02:40 PM
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michael tan

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thanks for the comments!

@anatolefarmond:

I used the full cloth version of the kit.. the one that didn't include the cape. I didn't like the stock cape provided in the first ver. ka kit. I'm not sure what type of material can simulate the cape well for this kit.

September 18, 2008, 07:18:01 AM
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I don't know what you can use either, but it's a great clean build as it is. Can't wait to see more from you.
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September 18, 2008, 09:35:31 AM
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You did a great job on the Gundam, I like the way the paint job turned out. Regardless if the model is a hybrid of different model parts, it still turned out great.
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