Woooooo Doggies, I love Ebay!
For 50 Bucks (USD) – I just picked up The GM, GM Custom, GM Kai and GM [G] on Ebay! They are all pre-snapped, but are in absolutely perfect condition! The previous owner didn’t even apply the decals, so basically, if I would have bought these four at full price, brand new, I still would have likely snapped them first before priming and painting and all that jazz.
Like Q over at Daybreak’s Bell – I am very fond of what are termed “Grunt Units” – especially the GM line as there are so many iterations and variations that they become very fun to work with in terms of Gunpla building.
That being said, I likely won’t be doing too much variations on the four GMs here, aside from painting, adding detail parts and generally doing them them the service they deserve. I have the Powered GM (my all time favorite) in my display cabinet, and the GM Sniper Custom upgrade kit from Ako Hobby – so aside from a few weapon switches and possibly painting the GM Kai in the Titan’s High Mobility colors, that’s about it.
Luckily, the previous owner didn’t muck up the kits by detailing with permanent marker (like the GP01 fb I picked up), and they didn’t touch the visors, so that’ll leave me with some choice as to whether or not I use Aurora Film or clear color on top of silver internals (like I did for the Powered GM).
Either way, I’m very excited to have more additions to my back log of projects!