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Kyotubuka MSG Weapons and Armored Core?


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#1 MuGGzy

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 08:24 AM

I was looking at some of the nifty Kyo MSG weapons that I know are meant for Frame Arms models but I have seen people use them on Gundam too.
I am just wondering how they compare, scale-wise, to Armored Core 1/72 model kits? Too big? Too Small?
Anyone have pics of one mounted on an AC?

#2 kajnrig

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 11:01 AM

They're about the right size for Armored Core as well. (The original MSG weapons were meant to specifically supplement Kotobukiya's Armored Core line, if I remember correctly.) Armored Core and Frame Arms are in different scales, but the model heights are similar.

Average Armored Core height: 10-12m
Koto's AC scale: 1/72
Model height: 14-16cm

Average Frame Arms height: 14-16m
Koto's FA scale: 1/100
Model height: 14-16cm

So yeah, there you go. I imagine the similarity in model height was (smartly) intentional on Koto's part. (For comparison, 1/144 and 1/100 Gundam tends to be around 12.5 and 18cm tall, respectively.)




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