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Bandai 1/144 HGUC Gustav Karl Unicorn Ver.

$35.00 USD
Unicorn grace meets heavy metal! This Gustav Karl stuns with sleek lines and a Unicorn-inspired color scheme, adding elegance to its imposing presence. Wields a massive beam cannon and more! (149 characters)
Key features
  1. Unicorn Elegance Meets Heavy Metal Might: Witness the iconic Gustav Karl reimagined with sleek lines and a color scheme inspired by the Unicorn Gundam. This fusion adds an aura of grace to its imposing stature, making it a truly unique addition to any Gunpla collection.
  2. Arsenal of Devastation: Unleash a storm of firepower with the Gustav Karl's impressive weaponry! This kit boasts a massive beam cannon, a versatile beam rifle, and additional armaments like a shield and beam sabers. Prepare to crush your opponents with overwhelming force.
  3. Poseable Powerhouse: Despite its impressive size, the Gustav Karl (Unicorn Ver.) features dynamic articulation for a variety of action poses. Bring its destructive might to life on your shelf with powerful stances and menacing displays.
Series Assembly Guide FAQ

Bandai 1/144 HGUC Gustav Karl Unicorn Ver.

The mass-produced versatile MS from "Gundam Unicorn" will be available as a plastic model kit for the first time!! It features a beam rifle, shield, beam sabers, and an arm-mounted rocket launcher. Careful engineering has been put into the proportions, range of articulation, and color recreation of the MS, which has been long awaited by Unicorn fans. Sliding knee gimmicks have been incorporated to allow a larger degree of movement relative to its bulky proportion. Runner x10, sticker, instruction manual.

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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

What makes the Unicorn Ver. Gustav Karl different from the standard version?

This special edition features a sleek, Unicorn-inspired design! The heavy armor boasts elegant lines and a color scheme reminiscent of the iconic Unicorn Gundam, adding a touch of sophistication to the Gustav Karl's imposing presence.

How is the articulation for such a large mobile suit?

Despite its size, the Gustav Karl (Unicorn Ver.) offers good poseability. The joints in the arms, legs, and head allow you to recreate dynamic action poses or display it in a menacing stance. However, keep in mind that its larger frame might limit extreme poses compared to smaller kits.

What kind of weapons does it come with?

This kit is well-equipped for heavy firepower! You'll get the massive beam cannon, a versatile beam rifle, and additional weapons like a shield and beam sabers. Prepare to unleash devastating attacks on your enemies!

Is it difficult to build for a beginner?

The snap-fit construction makes it beginner-friendly. The pre-colored parts and clear instructions help you assemble your Gustav Karl without needing glue or painting. However, some smaller or intricate details might require a bit more attention.

Are there any customization options available?

Absolutely! While the pre-colored parts offer a convenient base, you can add your own stickers or decals for further personalization. You can even try hand-painting or modifying the parts for a truly unique Gustav Karl.

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