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@sqidd here is a playlist of someone building the model.  He is not doing anything too fancy other than applying panel lining.  Others have gone on to completely rebuild the electronics, etc.  I think he is up to Volume 24 at this point.  This will give you a sense of the size of it as well.  I'd volunteer to build it for you, but I live in Canada...

 

 

 

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On 8/18/2020 at 10:09 AM, Darth Mingus said:

@sqidd here is a playlist of someone building the model.  He is not doing anything too fancy other than applying panel lining.  Others have gone on to completely rebuild the electronics, etc.  I think he is up to Volume 24 at this point.  This will give you a sense of the size of it as well.  I'd volunteer to build it for you, but I live in Canada...

 

 

 

Thank you. 

I think I'm going to pass though. I've been emailing back and forth with them and this is their exact quote when asked about SSP's.....which are a deal breaker for me.

Q: Are these plans to release Super and Strike parts for this in the future?

A: Not so far and probably not in the future

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You can still get the pilots for the model even if you are not subscribed to Hachette.

All you need to do is cut the number labels from volumes 1 to 30, stick them in the self-made envelope of volume 30 and send it to Hachette’s headquarters. Valid only in Japan though.

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3 hours ago, Sanity is Optional said:

I suspect I'll end up buying off YJA or the like.

I still haven't shipped vol 29 and 30 yet anyway.

They were actually quite helpful through email. Maybe try that if you can't find one. I haven't seen a pilot come up yet and I looked for a bit.

Man, I wish they were doing SSP's. That would have been enough to push me over the edge. If they ever do one in Battroid with SSP's my wallet will break down into it's individual atoms as a byproduct of coming out of my pocket so fast!

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8 minutes ago, Grey728 said:

They will release SSPs. 

Maybe you missed this above,;)

I've been emailing back and forth with them and this is their exact quote when asked about SSP's.....which are a deal breaker for me.

Q: Are these plans to release Super and Strike parts for this in the future?

A: Not so far and probably not in the future

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1 minute ago, Grey728 said:

I missed that, yes.   Bummer as I was really looking forward to having those since it's right there on the first page that they would. :( 

I know man, serious bummer.:sorry:

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7 hours ago, takatoys said:

You can still get the pilots for the model even if you are not subscribed to Hachette.

All you need to do is cut the number labels from volumes 1 to 30, stick them in the self-made envelope of volume 30 and send it to Hachette’s headquarters. Valid only in Japan though.

8A82A72C-0BE3-4F6C-8AA1-C1C3F4D24C60.jpeg

I wonder. Do you think this is something that could be done with a Tenso address?

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5 hours ago, Grey728 said:

I wonder. Do you think this is something that could be done with a Tenso address?

They were going to ship everything directly to Tenso for me. I don't see why it would be an issue.

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On 12/10/2020 at 5:00 PM, MechTech said:

He must be REALLY cold - he's all blue! Looking good. - MT

Hard to create the tinted visor effect:lol:. I’m almost done with the cockpit. Will try to remove  the seam line on the canopy  glass and will make a stand. Instead of keeping it in a drawer waiting for the rest, I will display it properly.

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On 12/10/2020 at 2:00 PM, MechTech said:

He must be REALLY cold - he's all blue! Looking good. - MT

Actually Albet Dessler in disguise :)

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Lol, actually, I've always wanted to see Saeba Ryo in Skull leader's cockpit.  Most epic crossover, ever.  It would also render Roy Focker impossible to kill :)

 

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