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Decals for Gundams....
Whiskey
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003 - 09:41 AM UTC
Hey guys.

What would be the best scale of decals for either the 1/100 or 1/144 scale Gundam models.Im talking like aircraft decals with the women and funny letters,etc.
GunTruck
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003 - 10:52 AM UTC
Zach - over at the Starship Modeler Store they sell a set of "cheesecake" decals in two different sizes. I got both of them, and the small-sized set might be what you're lookin' for. These are great decals of WW II style pin-ups - they might work with your idea for Gundams.

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Gunnie
Whiskey
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003 - 07:42 PM UTC
Oh hey look at that!They updated the gallery lol.Amazing.Those decals are sweet but I cant find thme on the site.The link is broken from the article Gunnie.
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003 - 08:02 PM UTC
For you "Gundam Guys", I added it as a group. But you will need to select it if you want people to find the Gundam posts more easily. Or you either.

LOL...Gunnie, we are exactly tied in posts (I came back and edited this one). Tought that wa a hoot. And you use to be a bit ahead of me. You must be building something eh??

Jim
Whiskey
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003 - 08:17 PM UTC
I love you Jim.Thanks amigo!
stugiiif
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003 - 08:24 PM UTC
here in jpan i've seen numbers used for german armour kits an decal sheets, and 1/48th air craft decals work for most 1/100th scale kits, and the 144 the dendrobium as far as nose art goes. good hunting stug
GunTruck
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Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2003 - 05:34 AM UTC

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For you "Gundam Guys", I added it as a group. But you will need to select it if you want people to find the Gundam posts more easily. Or you either.

LOL...Gunnie, we are exactly tied in posts (I came back and edited this one). Tought that wa a hoot. And you use to be a bit ahead of me. You must be building something eh??

Jim



Yep - building lots of models and settling in to a new routine with my new job. A lot more responsibility and consequently - more time being devoted to getting things to run smoothly. Then I go and decide to move - so most spare time is spent recreating and streamlining the new place and my Fortress of Solitude.

As Ken always says - it's not the quantity of posts - but the quality that counts :-)

Gunnie
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Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2003 - 07:59 PM UTC
Tim, the webmaster at Child of Mecha does custom decals for a pretty good price. He's a Gundam modeller, and his site is built around Gundam kits, so he can basically do anything you want pertaining to Gundams (especially scale and size issues). He has dozens of unique decals specifically designed for use on Gundams, as well as several different letter/number sets, and he can recreate any pics you'd like to send him for a few bucks.

I know this isn't exactly what you asked, but it could prove to be very helpful if you can't find just the right picture in decal form.
vproject
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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2003 - 08:35 PM UTC
Use those decals that come with Zoids kits, useful for those "warning" and "caution" areas
lonewolf
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Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2003 - 08:33 PM UTC
Decals?

I use 1:100 scale decals for 1:144 scale models...Suits them pretty well...
shonen_red
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Posted: Sunday, May 18, 2003 - 02:49 AM UTC
Try this: Use acetate paper and print your custom decal. I've tried one on our woodwork project and it looks good