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The Master Grade (MG) MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam is a 1/100 scale kit released in 1996.

Includes

  • Zeta Gundam
    • 2 Beam Sabers
    • Antenna
      • Hard
        • Default
        • Folded (for Waverider mode)
      • Soft
    • Manipulators
      • Poseable (1 pair)
      • Open-palm (1 pair)
      • Fists (1 pair)
    • 1/100 Kamille Bidan figurine (sitting)
  • Beam Rifle
  • Hyper Mega Launcher
  • Shield/Nosecone
  • 6 Landing Gears
  • LED unit
  • 1/100 Kamille Bidan figurine (standing)

Kit Features & Gimmicks

Articulation

  • The poseable manipulators feature 3+1+1 articulation on each finger.
  • The head can swivel on a ball-and-socket joint.
  • The arms can...
    • Swing on a rod joint.
    • Raise horizontally.
  • The upper elbows can turn.
  • Both arms and legs feature double-jointed elbow/knee parts.
  • Front and side skirt armors can pivot to avoid interference with the leg articulation.
  • The hips are ball-jointed, though the rotating articulation is limited.
  • The upper thighs can raise horizontally.
  • Due to being used with transformation, the front toes can pivot.
  • The rear wings are poseable via arm units.

Weapons/Other Gimmicks

  • The hands are swappable.
  • Any of the weapons can be wielded by the poseable hands.
  • Zeta Gundam can convert into Wave Rider mode. (some parts require swapping.)
  • The beam sabers can be optionally detached from rear waist armor as handheld weapons.
  • The front forearm panel can flip out to reveal missiles.
  • The tail stabilizer can light-up.
  • Beam Rifle, Shield/Nosecone, Hyper Mega Launcher can convert into storage mode for Zeta's Wave Rider mode.
  • Landing Gear can attach to the Wave Rider mode via parts swapping.
  • Two different plastic materials are featured on the Antennae parts.

Tips & Tricks

  • For better results, some or most of the details are needed to applied/panel lined with Gundam Markers and/or Mr. Color paints.
  • Top coat (Mr. Hobby recommended) can be used to protect applied stickers/marking decals and if any, painted details.
    • If using matte/flat-finish top coat, it is advisable not to spray on the clear/translucent and the softer parts - can be done by masking or spraying top coat while the said parts are separated.

Variants

  • MG MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam (Coating Ver.)

Notes & Trivia

  • This was the first transformable MG kit released.
  • This was the first MG kit to use LEDs (requires CR1220 battery).
  • The stabilizer features pre-printed markings.

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Packaging

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