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Bandai DX Chogokin 1/48 VF-1


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1 hour ago, Roy Focker said:

Wow!

This new Max makes Max's 1/60 like a piece of cat poop.  Maybe that's too harsh.  The 1/60 just looks odd now in battroid mode.

Oh and DHL delivered it to the wrong address.  A senior citizen couple that lives next door.

I disagree, i still think they look gorgeous. 

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18 hours ago, Checkmate said:

Has anyone tried removing the canopy? That seam in the middle can be easily sanded down if it's removable.

Damn! I wouldn’t have noticed that seam if you hadn’t pointed it out. Now I can’t “unsee” it. Hahaha!

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6 hours ago, obakesan said:

Question for those with the Bandai and also an old yamato 1:48 Would the missiles from the yamato clip on to the Bandai? 

Not natively... Anything can be done through modification.

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7 hours ago, obakesan said:

Question for those with the Bandai and also an old yamato 1:48 Would the missiles from the yamato clip on to the Bandai? 

I think it was determined that they do not work. 

More importantly, I want to know if the Bandai hands fit on Yamato.

50 minutes ago, gerwookie said:

I like the lighting on this one. Nice!

Thanks! Lighting is so tough for me and the key to good photography. I’ve been trying some new techniques on these. 

33 minutes ago, MKT said:

Agreed.. Nice one @Slave IV!

Also happen to think the VF-1 has the best looking gerwalk mode of all valks.

Thank you and agree. At least it’s the most iconic. 

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7 hours ago, obakesan said:

Question for those with the Bandai and also an old yamato 1:48 Would the missiles from the yamato clip on to the Bandai? 

If you gently use a file to enlarge the openings of the yamato missiles they fit just fine. See comparison

Yammy Missiles

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Bandai Missiles

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7 hours ago, obakesan said:

Question for those with the Bandai and also an old yamato 1:48 Would the missiles from the yamato clip on to the Bandai? 

Yes, but the missiles from Yamato have to be modified

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35 minutes ago, DYRL VF-1S said:

You need to haggle some magic with FEXTHobby and get your diorama on!

If they make those translucent roof and wall parts available, I’ll put in an order immediately. 

28 minutes ago, Kuma Style said:

I think I told you elsewhere but great shots @Slave IV

Thanks! More encouragement is always appreciated!

18 minutes ago, Lolicon said:

What a badly built toy. If you remove a bunch of screws it just falls apart!

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Order cancelled! Oh wait, too late for me. :D

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43 minutes ago, Lolicon said:

What a badly built toy. If you remove a bunch of screws it just falls apart!

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Man what a POS.
Keep an eye out for mine in the for sale subforum ;)

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9 minutes ago, 505thAirborne said:

Mine just arrived a little bit ago! :D

 

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Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey!!! Nice!

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@gerwookie I don't know. It's currently on the shelf and it'll be a bit before I'm up for pulling it down and messing with it. I'll follow up later tonight if no one else answers.

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45 minutes ago, Slave IV said:

Just curious, has anyone had the wrong shoulder joint issue on their 1A? It doesn't seem very widespread at all but good to know about.

Checked both of mine and no issues.

Haven't seen any reports here either, might be a rare or 1-off issue.

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4 hours ago, Lolicon said:

What a badly built toy. If you remove a bunch of screws it just falls apart!

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LOL! :rofl:

I'd be concerned if you removed all the screws and it DIDN'T come apart! 

Question.. why are you dismantling it?

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45 minutes ago, spanner said:

LOL! :rofl:

I'd be concerned if you removed all the screws and it DIDN'T come apart! 

Question.. why are you dismantling it?

I'm guessing prepping it for some necessary paintwork. ^_^ 

Honestly, I think this might be the only Bandai Macross product that can be taken this far apart on purpose.  

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Got mine from AJ today.  Packaging was pretty lackluster; no packing materials, and the tape was coming open on one side of the box.  The valk box was just kind of sliding around in there...

Contents seems fine, though.  I'll have a chance to open it up and check it out later tonight.

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