I noticed that it’s been around 3 years since I last posted about this kit. I’ve started building gunpla again a few weeks ago, and made some progress on this one.
I use a combination of alligator clips and blu-tack to hold the parts while painting. I also mark the styro to remind me what colours to use on each part. MG for medium gray, DG for dark gray, and Alclad magnesium for ALC MAGNSM.
White, silver gray, and cold gray are used on most parts. I also used two shades of blue.
Keeping parts organised is very important especially if you don’t know when will you have the time to build again.
I use fine tip brush to add small details on some parts.
I have to cut out the back of the piston skirt to remove the rod shaft. I also sanded the inside of the piston skirt so that the rod shaft can still move after a few layers of paint. Then I painted the piston skirt with bright silver, and I will later coat it with transparent red.
Quick assembly of main parts after top coat and panel lining:
See part 1 here.