WiP: PG Strike Freedom #03

Moving on with the build, we’ll go ahead and jump into the waist, arms, and rail guns.  Starting off with the waist, there really isn’t anything special about the build.

The parts for the waist

Put together

As I mentioned before, I’ll be skipping the build pictures for the legs, as GaiGun has a good post up on them already.  But still to give you an idea of how they look, here are the feet and legs for you.

Feet

Legs

Pretty articulate at this point

Putting what we’ve built together and…

Next up, the arms and rails guns. Honestly, there isn’t anything special about the arms either. In regards to the waist mounting rail guns however, the curse of yellow plastic that I mentioned last post rears its ugly head yet again.

A completed arm with the pieces required

Also pretty articulate at this point

Completed rail gun and parts needed

Unfortunately, no plated or extra finish gold here

With the arms finished, we’ve come to the end of the frame build at this point.

Completed frame

Overall, the design and construction is rock solid, as befitting a PG kit. There are no complaints here, but at the same time, there isn’t much that’s “new” aside from the various gold plate/extra finish parts. If anything, the one disappointment in regards to the gold is for as hard as they tried to make it work well with all visible parts, it still comes off half ass considering how much of the regular yellow plastic looks to be visible. Of course, it may not be as bad as I’m making it out to be once I actually put on the armor. So, the net plan is to move onto the outer armor for the mobile suit. Depending on how things look, I’ll consider painting the visible frame parts. So the next post will be looking at just that.

Just how will it turn out…?

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5 thoughts on “WiP: PG Strike Freedom #03

  1. it’s very disappointing to me that the entire inner frame isn’t “extra finish”. this is, after a pg kit…come on bandai

  2. @Tom: Yeah, I guess when you stop to think about it, the PG Strike Freedom, at this point in my build, is simply a solid kit. It doesn’t really bring anything new to the table, like admittingly PG 00 Raiser did, but it’s well engineered and just solid.

    @firmpulse: At the very least, I wish they would have done ExF on all the parts that would be visible, not just 75% of them.

    @GaiGun: I look forward to your thoughts on your first PG!

  3. Pingback: GAF PG Strike Freedom Group Build « An American Salaryman in Osaka

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