MG RX-77-2 Guncannon


The RX-77-2 Guncannon is an Earth Federation Mobile Suit developed alongside the RX-78-2 Gundam for Operation V, a top-secret Mobile Suit development program that began during the One Year War. The Federation sought to create a series of combat-ready Mobile Suits to combat the Principality of Zeon’s growing forces. The Earth Federation developed the Guncannon to support the RX-78-2 Gundam from medium ranges, equipping the Mobile Suit with a pair of massive hardpoints on its shoulders that can mount an assortment of weapons. The Guncannon can wield The RX-77-2 Guncannon also features a Core Block System, enabling pilots to eject from the Mobile Suit in dire situations. The RX-77-2 Guncannon was so effective in its specific role that the Federation would begin a limited production run of the Mobile Suit and a later mass production variant.

Included alongside the MG Guncannon for accessories:

  • XBR-M-79a Beam Rifle
  • Spray Missile Launcher x2
  • Hand Grenade x2
  • Core Fighter


The MG Guncannon features a complete internal construction supported by an array of polycaps. This model also features a functioning Core Block System gimmick! Bandai provided a fully transformable Core Fighter and a simple Core Block to complete the assembly and give builders the option of displaying the Core Fighter separately. The MG Guncannon features a solid range of motion, allowing builders to recreate the Mobile Suit’s iconic shooting pose.

Weapons and Other Notable Attributes 

With this model, builders have the option of equipping the Guncannon with the standard 240mm Cannons or a set of 12-Round Spray Missile Launchers. The RX-77-2 Guncannon sorties with the XBR-M-79a Beam Rifle for handheld use. This weapon is much more accurate than the RX-78-2’s Beam Rifle and could engage targets at significant ranges. The RX-77-2 Guncannon includes a pair of hand grenades hidden underneath articulated armor panels on the Mobile Suit’s legs.

This kit includes:

12 Runners total (A, B, C, D[x2], E, F[x2], G1, G2, H, PC125)
Total Piece Count – 252 with 11 Unused Parts
Marking Stickers + Dry Transfer Decals
Materials – PS, ABS, PE
Japanese Instructions

Additional Fun information

Pilot(s): Kai Shiden, Hayato Kobayashi, Amuro Ray, Ryu Jose, Wesley Navarro, Kirk Wahlberg, Darryl Boyd
Unit Type: Prototype Artillery Mobile Suit
Model number: RX-77-2
Code name: Guncannon
Overall Height: 18.1m(59.4ft)
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces

Scale: 1/100
Grade: Master Grade
Completed Model Height:
Original Release Date: Dec 2001
Gundam Series: Mobile Suit Gundam
Mechanical Designer: Kunio Okawara

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Tips & Tricks

By implementing the technique of Top Coating, you can do a great deal to help preserve the longevity of your models. This process will protect the original plastic of your model kit and prepare it for any additional modeling techniques to follow.

You can drastically improve your results by making the details pop on the RX-77-2 Guncannon with Panel Lining. The simplest solution for this is Gundam Markers or Tamiya Panel Line Fluid. Making your own panel wash is always a great option too! It is always recommended to Topcoat with clear gloss beforehand, as some of the products commonly used for Panel Lining will degrade the untreated plastics over time.

Another way to keep adding detail is by applying Stickers/Marking DecalsTop Coating before application will help decals stick to the surface much better. Using Top Coat after application will help hide the seams on traditional sticker decals as well as waterslides. This additional step will also keep them from peeling over time. Using Decals is a great way to add an even greater level of detail to your scale models.

General Safety Warning:

Suitable Age: 8+

Assembly required. Snap together, no glue needed.

Products shown in photos may have been professionally painted or computer rendered images. They may differ from the actual product.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD, Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.


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