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PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam

Original price was: $294.99.Current price is: $274.34.

The RX-78-2 Gundam is the furthest advancement of the Earth Federation’s Operation V initiative to create Mobile Suits powerful enough to defeat the Principality of Zeon’s army of Zaku Mobile Suits. The RX-78-2 Gundam Prototype was precisely the answer the Earth Federation was looking for, as it quickly proved itself technologically superior to the mass-production MS-06F Zaku II. The RX-78-2’s special Luna Titanium Alloy armor made it almost impervious to incoming ballistic fire without weighing down the Mobile Suit. At the time, the RX-78-2 was one of the most offensively capable Mobile Suits ever built, as its robust powerplant granted the RX-78-2 Gundam access to an array of beam-based weaponry. Before the RX-78-2 Gundam’s creation, beam weapons had only made their way onto the large space battleships of the Earth Federation and Zeon.

Included alongside the PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam for accessories:

  • BOWA•XBR-M79-07G Beam Rifle
  • RX•M-Sh-008/S-D1025 Shield
  • FF-X7 Core Fighter
  • Beam Saber x2
  • LED Beam Saber Hilt
  • 1/60 Amuro Ray Figure
  • 1/60 Sayla Mass Figure

 

Articulation –

The PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam features an entirely new construction with the latest and most advanced technology, as this was the first model in the Perfect Grade Unleased line! This model features a unique, multi-stage construction that combines pre-molded joint parts, articulated panels, and metallic plated parts; all encased in highly detailed armor panels. The PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam also features double-jointed limbs and swiveling thighs, providing a wide range of motion to create dynamic poses. This model utilizes several photo-etch parts and metallic 3D stickers during assembly for a supreme finish right out of the box! Bandai also provided a thorough sheet of marking stickers to give the model a realistic appearance right out of the box!

Weapons and Other Notable Attributes 

The PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam includes the BOWA•XBR-M79-07G Beam Rifle as its primary armament. This weapon features an articulated camera sensor and forward grip for added posability. Builders can attach the BOWA•XBR-M79-07G Beam Rifle to the Mobile Suit’s back skirt or inside the RX•M-Sh-008/S-D1025 Shield when not equipped. The PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam features a pair of Beam Sabers attached to its backpack for close-quarters engagements. Bandai provided two massive pink beam effects to recreate this equipment’s activation. This model also includes an LED Beam Saber hilt that loads a BR435 Pin-type Battery.

This kit includes:

37 Runners total (A1/A2, B1/B2/B3, C1/C3, C2/C3, D[x2], E1/E2, F1/F2[x2], G1/G2, H, I1[x2], J1, J2, K1/K2/K3/K4/K5, L1/L3, L2/L4, M1/M2/M3/M4, N1/N2/N3/N4/N5, O1/O2/O3, P1/P2, P3, Q1/Q2, R, S1/S2/S3/S4, T1/T3/T4/T5, U1/U2/U3, V1, V2, W, X1, X2, Z, MSF1, MSF2)
Total Piece Count – 666 Pieces and an LED Unit!
Photoetch Parts, Metallic 3D Stickers Foil + Marking Stickers
Materials – PS, ABS, PP, PE, Die-Cast
English & Japanese Instructions

Additional Fun information

Pilot(s): Amuro Ray, Sayla Mass, Ryu Jose
Unit Type: Prototype Close-Combat Mobile Suit
Model number: RX-78-2/RX-78-02
Code name: Gundam
Overall Height: 18.0m(59.0ft)
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces

Scale: 1/60
Grade: Perfect Grade Unleashed
Completed Model Height:
Original Release Date: Dec 2020
Gundam Series: Mobile Suit Gundam
Mechanical Designer: Kunio Okawara

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Description

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 PG Unleashed 1/60 RX-78-2 Gundam with Panel Lining. The simplest solution for this is Gundam Markers or Tamiya Panel Line Fluid. If you’re up to a challenge making 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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