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Bandai SD Gundam Cross Silhouette Gundam Ground Type

$13.00 USD
Cuteness meets combat! Build chibi OR action Ground Type with this SDCS kit! Big gun, mighty shield & kneeling pose! No glue, just Gundam fun for all!
Key features
  1. Chibi Toughness: Build this iconic Ground Type in two ways! Choose classic SD cuteness or switch to the taller CS frame for action-packed poses.
  2. Heavy Metal Mayhem: Blast enemies with the iconic machine gun, raise the mighty shield, & kneel for tactical action. This Ground Type packs a punch!
  3. Beyond Gundam Fans: Cute SD style & dynamic options make this Ground Type perfect for any mecha enthusiast. Snap-fit fun & endless posing possibilities await!

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Series Assembly Guide FAQ

Bandai SD Gundam Cross Silhouette Gundam Ground Type

Cute SD version of the RX-79[G] Gundam from "The 08th MS Team!" Includes detachable weapons container that can open to store weapons and shield that can be used as stabilizing stand. Compatible with SDCS frame to recreate tall form and includes new waist part for knee bending poses on SDCS frame. Includes 100 mm machine gun, 180 mm cannon. Runner x 5, 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

Is it just the chibi SD version or can I make it more action-oriented?

This kit offers both worlds! While it comes with the classic cute SD frame, it also includes the optional Cross Silhouette (CS) frame, making your Gundam taller and more poseable for dynamic action scenes.

Does it have any cool weapons or features?

Absolutely! The Ground Type comes equipped with: Heavy Machine Gun: Unleash a hail of bullets with this iconic weapon. Large Shield: Provide solid defense and recreate classic Ground Type stances. Kneeling Joints: Pose your Gundam down on one knee for extra combat realism. Bonus Parts: Some versions might include additional weapons or effects parts for further customization.

Is it difficult to build?

No, similar to other SDCS kits, it features snap-fit parts and requires no glue, making it a beginner-friendly and quick build. Perfect for both veterans and new mecha fans.

Will it fit with any other Gunpla models?

While primarily designed for the SDCS line, it might be compatible with other Gunpla lines depending on their size and connection points. Checking specific dimensions and online reviews for compatibility is recommended.

Is it just for fans of the "Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team" series?

While fans of the series will definitely appreciate the Ground Type's iconic design, the cute SD style and action-oriented options can appeal to any mecha enthusiast who enjoys classic Gundams or versatile model kits.

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