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Bandai 1/144 RG ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam

$48.99 AUD
Step up your Gunpla game with Bandai's 1/144 RG ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam! This exceptional kit offers stunning detail and unparalleled articulation, letting you recreate iconic poses and scenes. With its multi-link gimmicks and range of armaments, you'll have endless fun bringing this legendary mobile suit to life. Designed for smooth assembly, it's perfect for builders seeking a rewarding and captivating experience. Don't miss this chance to add Destiny Gundam to your collection!
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Key features
  1. Unmatched Articulation: Designed with a multi-link gimmick, this Destiny Gundam kit allows for highly expressive posing. Experience an incredible range of motion that mirrors the mobile suit's capabilities, perfect for recreating iconic scenes or creating your own dynamic displays.
  2. Comprehensive Armaments: The kit comes fully loaded with Destiny Gundam's signature weapons — from an anti-ship sword to a high-energy beam rifle. Multiple hand parts are also included, giving you endless options for customization and storytelling.
  3. Exceptional Detail & Colour Separation: Built to RG standards, the Destiny Gundam offers intricate detailing and superior colour separation, providing a realistic and visually-stunning representation of the iconic mobile suit. From the inner frame to the external armour, every component is crafted for an awe-inspiring build.
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  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 RG ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam

Unveil the Ultimate Building Experience with Bandai 1/144 RG ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam

Experience the epitome of mechanical design with Bandai's 1/144 Real Grade ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam. Designed to perfection, this kit is a marvel of modern engineering, capturing the iconic mobile suit in unparalleled detail. Boasting a multi-link gimmick, the kit allows for highly expressive posing, bringing the Destiny Gundam to life in your hands.

This amazing kit features an incredible range of articulation, with joints built to mimic the mobile suit's movements in the series. You'll find an array of impressive armaments, from the signature anti-ship sword to the high-energy beam rifle, ensuring you can recreate those iconic battle scenes with finesse. Detailed color separation adds depth and realism, while the kit includes various hand parts to give you the flexibility for creative posing.

Its intricate inner frame is an example of RG brilliance, offering stability and articulation that's nothing short of outstanding. It comes with molded articles, realistic decals, and an easy-to-follow instruction manual, setting you up for an experience that's as smooth as it is rewarding.


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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

How difficult is this kit to assemble? Is it suitable for beginners?

The RG ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam is geared towards intermediate to advanced builders. While not overly complicated, its intricate details and multiple gimmicks offer a challenging yet rewarding experience.

Does the kit come with decals and an instruction manual?

Absolutely! The kit includes realistic decals to enhance the visual appeal of your build, along with an easy-to-follow instruction manual to guide you through the assembly process. Some earlier manuals are only in Japanese, however the pictorials are excellent and easy to follow

Are the weapons and accessories fully articulated?

Yes, the kit comes with a range of highly articulated weapons and accessories, including an anti-ship sword and high-energy beam rifle. You'll be able to recreate various poses and scenes with ease.

Do I need to paint the kit for it to look like the pictures?

The kit features excellent colour separation, meaning painting is optional. However, custom painting can add extra depth and personalisation to your build.

Are any additional tools or supplies needed for assembly?

Basic Gunpla tools like nippers, hobby knife and sanders are recommended for a clean and smooth build. While not necessary, panel lining pens or paints can also enhance the details of the model.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
evan (Wellington Point, AU)
Gender: Male
Comments: it is fairly back heavy
NPS score:
Likes: Xmas gift from family
Improvements: N/A
Nice kit

Great looking kit with a good amount of accessories

Ken Chiu (Brisbane, AU)
Gender: Male
Comments: One of my favorite toy supplier:)
NPS score:
Likes: Great service!
Improvements: More products:)
Great experience

Enjoyed shopping with Gundam express!! Will always buy my gundam from them

John Wills (Ballarat, AU)
Gender: Male
NPS score:
Likes: Very friendly staff
Quality product and friendly staff

I received my order quite quickly and received a friendly note of thanks for being a first time purchaser.