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Bandai 1/144 HGIBO Gundam Barbatos

$22.99 AUD
Rage unleashed! This 1/144 HGIBO Barbatos features menacing black and red, a brutal mace and tail blade, and dynamic articulation. Witness its raw power!
Key features
  1. Dynamic Adaptability: The Bandai 1/144 HGIBO Gundam Barbatos boasts a versatile design, allowing for seamless swapping of weapons and armour, with the capability to build two distinct mech versions.
  2. Authentic Reproduction: Meticulous detailing paired with vibrant color molding and stickers ensures an on-screen accurate representation of the Gundam Barbatos from "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans" without the necessity for paint.
  3. All-Inclusive Experience: Ideal for Gunpla enthusiasts of all levels, this kit provides an engaging build experience, offering both a mace and sword as weapons, and a blend of classic Gundam aesthetics with the unique curves of the Iron-Blooded Orphans series.
Returns & Refunds
  1. Australian Consumer Law Compliance: Gundam Express Australia strictly adheres to the Australian Consumer Law for all transactions.
  2. Contact Process for Issues: If you encounter any issues with your purchase, you should first contact Gundam Express Australia via email at, describing the problem and providing photos and contact details.
  3. Response and Advice: Gundam Express Australia will promptly respond to your email to discuss the issue and advise on the next steps.
  4. USA Customer Policy: USA customers are not eligible for returns, refunds, or compensation for any issues including lost, stolen, or incorrectly delivered items.
  5. Return Conditions for AU and NZ: Items must be returned in their original, undamaged, and resalable packaging if requested by Gundam Express Australia.
  6. Refund and Replacement Policy: Australian and New Zealand customers may receive replacements or refunds for reasons like change of mind (before dispatch with a restocking fee), incorrect items, lost/stolen/damaged parcels during delivery, missing parts, or inability to supply an item. Gundam Express Australia will give you a Reply Paid number for you to return these items at no cost to you at your local Australia Post outlet.
  7. Non-refundable Items: Items that cannot be refunded include those that are opened, used, partly assembled, lost parts, self-damaged items, or items found with no issues.
  8. Duplication Promise: Returns are accepted if you receive a duplicate gift, provided the item is returned in resalable condition and at your own expense.
  9. Pre-Order Cancellation: While pre-order refunds are typically not offered, requests will be considered but subject to a 10% restocking and administration fee.
  10. Restocking and Administration Charge: A 10% fee applies to canceled orders or refunds to cover non-refundable third-party fees, calculated on the total value of the products and shipping costs.
Series Assembly Guide FAQ

Bandai 1/144 HGIBO Gundam Barbatos

Unleash the Power of Gundam Barbatos. The Legendary Mech Reborn in Exquisite Detail!

Totally enjoy the immersive world of "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans" with the Bandai 1/144 HGIBO Gundam Barbatos! Once relegated as a mere generator, Barbatos emerges from centuries of neglect, now dynamically equipped to fend off Gjallarhorn's advances. Seamlessly swapping weapons and armour, this HG version promises adaptability with two striking mech versions to build. Its intricate detailing, combined with vibrant colours captured through precise molding and stickers, replicates its on-screen grandeur without the need for paint. Boasting a mace and sword as weapons, the design echoes classic Gundam aesthetics while embracing unique Iron-Blooded Orphans curves. Ideal for every Gunpla enthusiast, from rookies to seasoned builders, this kit ensures a captivating build experience and a standout piece for any collection. Just a heads-up: consider Gundam Markers for optimal detailing and be cautious with the slightly tricky torso joint.

Dive in and witness the Barbatos saga unfold in plastic brilliance! Buy Yours Now.

Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Series

"Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans presents a riveting exploration of space conflict and societal issues, through the lens of a group of orphans thrust into the chaotic world of mech warfare. Under the leadership of the steely Mikazuki Augus, these young pilots navigate the treacherous terrain of galactic politics and power struggles....

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Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Series

Assembly Guide

Skill Level.2 Basic modeling skills are required. Parental supervision may be required for younger children. These kits are generally suitable for beginner builders. A basic set of modeling tools are required including nippers, hobby knife, sanding sticks/paper, file, and tweezers. No glue is needed for the general assembly. Parts will need to be removed by using a pair of nippers and cutting the part away from the runner. Parts may require clean-up where they were removed from the runner.

Gunpla (plastic model kits) are a snap together assembly and do not need plastic cement to complete. We always recommend having some plastic cement handy as a part of your modeler's tool kit. If you prefer to fix your model in a particular pose then plastic cement will work. Plastic cement is also perfect to use if a joint is loose. Apply plastic cement in a single thin layer and allow it to dry completely before test fitting. Re-apply more cement if necessary.

Gunpla (plastic model kits) are designed to be built and displayed without the need for painting. Kits are molded in different colours replicating the colours of the actual mecha from the Gundam series. A technique called colour separation, where multiple parts of the model are molded in different colours on the same sprue is also used. Gundam kits often include stickers or water-slide decals that can be applied to the model to enhance its appearance. Some Gunpla kits come with pre-painted parts or parts with pre-applied details, such as metallic or translucent finishes.

Many modelers still choose to paint their kits to customize and add further detail. Painting allows for more creativity and personalization, enabling modelers to achieve unique effects, weathering, and colour schemes that may not be available out of the box. However, the kits are designed to be enjoyable and visually appealing even without painting, making them accessible to a wide range of hobbyists.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the HG Gundam Barbatos kit require any painting? Answer

The kit comes with detailed molding and marking stickers to recreate its in-show colours, eliminating the need for paint. However, enthusiasts can use Gundam Markers or paints for enhanced detailing.

Can I customize the Gundam Barbatos with parts from other kits?

Absolutely! The Gundam Barbatos allows for the swapping of weapons and armor, and it's compatible with other kits in the series for added customization.

How many versions of the mech can I build with this kit?

The HG Gundam Barbatos kit offers the flexibility to build two distinct mech versions.

What weapons are included with the Barbatos kit?

The kit includes the iconic mace and sword, capturing the essence of the Gundam Barbatos from the series.

Are there any known issues with the kit's articulation or poseability?

While the kit is designed for diverse posing, some users have found the torso joint to be slightly floppy, especially when wielding the large mace. It's advisable to handle with care for optimal posing.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Xenorin (Brisbane, AU)
Gender: Male
Comments: It was good
NPS score:
Likes: The price was incredible for what you get
Good kit for the price

For $20 this kit is absolutely worth it. The build process is fun, the kit looks good and the articulation is good as well.