HGUC Jesta Primed and ready for the new year!

Sorry for the long unannounced hiatus I took the past 3 months..a growing baby boy, a big ton of shit load stuff at work and starcraft 2 took what little time I have from the blog. But first, a great happy new year! Better late than never haha. I have been working on the Jesta on and off, refining and sanding somethings. But I decided to skip out on the shotgun as my HGUC Kampher looks pretty weird without it.

I have gotten a lot of queries on the backpack joint. Its actually a very simple joint from kotobukiya with a left over 3mm rod sprue that i glued to the base of the cannon as the connector.

I also added pla plates at the connector area to hide it. If not it will stand out like a sorethumb.

This coincidentally is one where I tried and experimented with lots of pla work. I am very happy and learned a lot from this build.

Well in the meantime, got to find some time to paint this during the weekend! Thanks again for reading!

Till the next post!

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30 thoughts on “HGUC Jesta Primed and ready for the new year!

  1. Heh thanks! Hmm I am going for Military colors so something closer to very matt green, some dash of brown and a bit of white πŸ˜›

  2. Welcome back and Happy New Year mate!

    I quite like what you have done to the backpack so that the cannon will look like it’s connected to a number of stuff (pipes and covers etc) rather than just sticking on a corner of a backpack. Looking forward to see you colouring it!

    • Heh thanks Q and happy new year to you too! Hope you like the coloring later πŸ˜› Though I have a tendency to just build and not paint stuff haha >_<!

  3. So that’s why it’s been a while since the last update… Welcome back! As for the Jesta, that alone already looks so awesome, can’t wait to see the finished model!

    • Haha it wasn’t easy doing the pla plates. I tried many new things on the Jesta πŸ˜› and the sanding takes a lot of time!!

  4. always enjoy looking at primed kits! the added details blend in well. since hes a grunt, are you going to add some weathering?

    work+gaming+blogging is hard enough to manage but you have a baby in the picture too, dont know how you do it but keep it up! πŸ˜€

    • Hmm I am going for a clean look, don’t really like them dirty unless its a zaku haha! Well as for managing everything, the formula includes supportive wife and mom haha! SC2 I just narrow down to terran…my goal is to hit platinum by end of this season!!

    • :p Nah your work is more complicated and detailed compared to mine….plus I told myself to limit the mods till this point lol if not I won’t be able to finish!!

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