With the holiday season winding down, I figured I would get back to building models. Of course, I had to get the Ex-S off my workbench before I could start a new kit, so I finally got around to finishing it today. Yeah, it only took me several weeks to build this thing. Got sidetracked with work-related things and panic cleaning before my parents showed up for the holidays and the model just kind of got pushed to the side. But I finally got around to finishing it today, and I really wish that it was easy to pose something this unbalanced. So instead, I’ve just got some photos of it sitting there on its stand from different angles.
I’ll admit, this is most definitely not my finest work to date. Towards the end of building this kit, I think I was just so fed up with its complexity that I just wanted to finish it and move onto the next one, so I started to skip some of the decals and paint. Maybe one of these days I’ll actually get around to finding a translation of Gundam Sentinel and reading up on how this monstrosity actually performed in combat. Maybe eventually I’ll get around to attempting a decent photoshoot of this thing at a later date, but for now it shall sit on its stand between my ZZ Gundam model and NANOHA (my server).
Final Opinion on the Ex-S [Ext] Gundam MG 1/100 Kit: “WARNING. May cause temporary insanity, annoyance at gravity and obsession over tiny little details.” I believe that about sums it up. This kit is truly for hardcore modellers only, or those crazy enough to try and build it (which includes me). For the time being, I think I’ll stick to slightly more sane suits.
Next project: Probably a Metallic Finish HD Color MG 1/100 Hyakushiki, something that thankfully is much easier to pose and personally one of my favorite suits of all time.
More pics after the break…
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