MAVERICK HUNTERS

I’ve finally completed my gunpla tribute to the Maverick hunters of the Megaman X series!  While making my Megaman X kitbash, I had already started brainstorming ideas to make Zero.

Since Zero has a pretty unique design, I had to think of ways to recreate his look.  I used 3 kits for this kitbash in addition to some effect parts sets.  This included the HG G bouncer, HG GTO Waff, and HGFC Nobel Gundam.  Getting the hair from the Nobel Gundam was a perfect look, but custom-fitting it into the kit was tricky;  I had to drill a hole at the back of the head wide enough to insert a spare joint to connect the two.  I also shortened the length of the shoulder armor and put in epoxy putty to fill in the holes left from cutting off the plastic.  Zero also has such a wide set of moves in the games, I painted some effect pieces from the Ninpulse beam effect part set to match his varied move set.

I was pretty pleased with the finished result, so I threw in my X kitbash in for some nice photos.  I guess, at some point I’ll need to match them up with an adversary like Vile or Sigma eh?

Build details to follow the gallery. Enjoy!

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Zero’s Moveset

 

 

Action Poses

 

 

 

X & Zero

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Maverick Zero???

Build Details

Kits Used:

  • HG G-Bouncer
  • HG GTO YMS-03 Waff
  • HGFC Nobel Gundam
  • HGBF Ninpulse Beam effect set
  • HGBC Jigen Build Knuckles

Paints used:

  • Tamiya TS 49 Bright Red
  • Tamiya TS 39, Mica Red
  • Tamiya TS 34, Camel yellow
  • Tamiya TS 38, gun metal
  • Tamiya TS 82, Rubber Black
  • Tamiya TS 27, Matte White

 

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Written by Ace Pilot Gunpla

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

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