LEO SPACE TYPE

I’ve seen a lot of awesome builds done with this kit so far, so I decided to make my own version before the inevitable flood of P-bandai Leo variants.  For this build, I used the color scheme used for the Leo space type.  I’m pretty pleased with the way this build turned out, though I did get a pretty bad frosting effect spraying topcoat on the shield.  Lesson learned: never spray paint in high humidity.

I really dug the purple colors which gave it a more unique look even if Leos tended to blow up en masse on the TV show from stray beams.  It’s easy to see why this kit is well received; a cheap price point and simple build make it ideal for practicing painting or even building an entire army.  Kit review and build details following the image gallery. Enjoy!

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Kit Review:
PROS:

  • Great articulation in legs and arms
  • Beginner friendly kit
  • Great for painting and weathering practice
  • Affordable price point

CONS:

  • Head has no mobility without modding
  • Seamlines need to be fixed
  • ankle armor falls off often when posing

Paints used:

  • Tamiya TS 24 Purple
  • Tamiya TS 30 Silver Leaf
  • Tamiya TS 38, gun metal
  • Tamiya TS 82, Rubber black
  • Mr Color S58 Orange Yellow
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Written by Ace Pilot Gunpla

check out my works! @ https://acepilotgunpla.com

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