• Cosplay

    Operation Meteor: Part 5

      As the deadline for ‘con gets closer, we find ourselves crunching hard to get the details for this suit out. Construction is now nearly complete; we can start sealing and painting certain parts, but it’ll take a lot more prep than usual since we plan to hold this armor to a higher standard and actually enter a competition with…

  • Cars

    Jada 1973 Datsun 510 (Widebody) Jonsibal Custom

    Diecasts and Jada aren’t really my thing – I’ve worked with them before, when I was just getting into model cars, but I realized they didn’t really fit in with the rest of my plastic collection because of their scale. They’re marketed as 1/24, but in reality are slightly larger, probably closer to 1/20. I like a lot of the…

  • Gunpla,  Life

    Southern California Gundam Model Competition 2017

    Second time coming through to Fullerton in Southern California to participate in SCGMC – I wasn’t originally going to go this year because I hadn’t built anything noteworthy since last year that I wanted to submit in the contest, but as it turns out I ended up cobbling together something last-minute a month before the competition and entered it anyway.

  • Life

    Southern California Gundam Model Competition 2016

    Ironic now that I’m in a period of time when I’m building models less and less frequently that I actually attend my first large-scale model competition. In fact this contest was the sole motivation for me to finish a kit that was rotting away in my backlog for nearly two years. For those unfamiliar, the SCGMC is an annual model…

  • Gunpla,  Life

    Robo Toy Fest – May 2016

    Here we go again – fifth show and counting. I almost bailed on this event today; just about none of the guys whom I usually come with were available, save one who showed up well after a lot of the fun had wrapped up. A few days before though, I was determined to show up for the usual bi-annual Robo…