RGM-96X Jesta, Mobile Suit Gundam, Hi Grade kit in 1/144th by Bandai

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Next project on the bench, chosen by the Grand-son is the RGM-96X Jesta Special Operations Mobile Suit.
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This is a Hi Grade kit by Bandai, and is in 1/144th scale.

Cunstruction starts with the torso, 20200725_153617_resized.jpg

I'm using my alcohol based art markers to detail the pieces as I assemble it.
 

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after a six month hiatus, and a Covid diagnosis in his household, my Grandson, Hunter, was able to come spend 5 hours with me yesterday, and we finished construction of the base frame of this gundam.
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and a standing shot.
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I was given permission by the grandkid to finish this one for him, so I sat down and did the final systems integration, coloration and marking.
pics to follow.
 

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And here he is with the gun and beam saber done,
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and with the flight shield installed,
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And with the markings.
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And the beauty shot.
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Next up will be a surprise for his birthday in May, so I'll chronical it here.