Tag Archives: Gunpla

Sandrock’s lab: Twin Launcher Strike Gundam

Concept: The idea was to take all the weapons of the Strike Gundam, and double them, while adding a few touches of my own.  I’ve also added some rust weathering into the model. I’m still new at weathering, so this … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Revised Torso

Concept:  I’m trying to incorporate more joints into the upper torso for greater range of movement.  The planned joints would ideally also help with the transformation process later on.  I have a plan in mind for the Chaos Gundam.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Revised Leg Joints

Concept: The legs are an important part of the transformation of this Gundam, and posing in both modes.  I decided to upgrade the legs from the normal ball and socket type joint . Scavenged parts! I’m going to swap the … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab – New Project Kickoff

I’ve been tossing around a bunch of ideas.  This concept stuck. Concept:  Create a hybrid of the Chaos Gundam From Gundam Seed and Gundam Epyon from Gundam Wing.  The two gundams share the similarity of transforming into fearsome mobile armors.  … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Duel E Gundam Final (Part 2)

It’s time to wrap this up.  It’s been a year in the making (on and off). It’s finally done. I learned a lot from this build. First time using Tamiya Paints. First time using decals. First time successfully custom building … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Duel E Gundam Final (Part 1)

Concept: I’ve finally finished the Duel Enhanced Gundam.  It’s time to post about it!  This will be split into 2 parts: Regular and Armored.  Here are the photos: Front Back Angled Here are some comparisons vs the standard Duel Gundam … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Duel Gundam’s Broadsword

Concept: I did not like the huge hole in the middle of the sword that I was building.  At the same time, I wanted to keep the sword light; so no heavy modding.  I sealed the gap with a thin … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Shield Painting

Concept:  I wanted to show a connection between the shield i am implementing for Duel E Gundam and Destiny Gundam’s shield.  So I copied the paint scheme. 1/100 NG Destiny Gundam Shield (collapsed) 1/100 NG Gundam Destine Shield (Expanded) Here … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Painting and Decals

Another update on my Duel E Gundam.  Trying to get all these weapons and armor painted with decals. So I’ve managed to work on the Breastplate, the Front Skirt Armor and the Right shoulder Armor of the Knighthood shroud.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Sandrock’s Lab: Hip/Butt Armor

Concept: I didn’t like the way the hip/butt Assault Shroud armor limited the range of leg movement on the Duel.  I decided I would reinvent that section of armor to allow for greater flexibility.  In theory, The Knighthood  Shroud Armor … Continue reading

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