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Bandai 1/144 NG 30MM Option Armour for Defense Operations (Sand Yellow)

$10.99 AUD
Sandstorm defender! Display or customize Cielnova! Modular armor for desert defense & tactics! Own the battlefield with grit & resilience!
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Key features
  1. Pre-Painted Desert Defender: Display or personalize Cielnova! Own a sandstorm fortress or customize for tactical defense. Conquer through resilience & desert grit!
  2. Modular Maneuvers & Might: Snap-fit parts, enhanced defense! Shoulder guards & leg extensions for Cielnova's tactical dominance. Sandstorm Defender reigns supreme!
  3. Dynamic Posibility: Fully poseable for holding lines or countering assaults! Option Armor commands attention on display & unleashes fury in dynamic defense! Own a piece of 30MM legend!
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Series Assembly Guide FAQ

Bandai 1/144 NG 30MM Option Armour for Defense Operations (Sand Yellow)

Here's a set of optional parts for your 30MM Cielnova kit in sand yellow! The armor offers additional protection, while the large grasper accessory can be attached to either the left or right arm. The visor on the helmet can move up and down as well. Order yours now to optimize the customization of your 30MM troops

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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

Does the sand yellow color make the armor less stealthy?

While not as shadowy as gray, the sand yellow offers a tactical advantage in arid environments and adds a unique personality to Cielnova's defense. You can always add weathering effects for extra stealth if desired.

Is the armor bulky and slow on Cielnova?

Nope! The modular design and Cielnova's base agility ensure she stays mobile and maneuvers effectively despite the added defense of shoulder guards and leg extensions. Think fortified but fierce!

Can I customize the pre-painted sand yellow?

Absolutely! Add your own weathering effects, decals, or personal touches to make it a truly unique defense upgrade for Cielnova. Experiment with camo patterns or personal emblems for a customized battlefield presence.

Can I pose Cielnova dynamically with the Defense Operations Armor?

Definitely! The armor maintains Cielnova's full range of articulation. Imagine deflecting attacks with a confident stance, holding enemy lines with unwavering determination, or scouting from a fortified position with a vigilant gaze.

What makes this sand yellow Defense Operations Armor special for Cielnova?

It transforms Cielnova into an adaptable and resilient defender, showcasing her unique silhouette under a distinctive sand yellow cloak. Own a frontline fortress who inspires allies and intimidates enemies with both strategic positioning and vibrant defiance. This armor is more than just an upgrade; it's a chance to unleash your inner tactical defender and conquer through unwavering grit and adaptability.