1/72 Crest CR-C98E2 Nineball Ver. Review (Part 5-Final)


Well it only took few seconds to put the weapons into already finished model, but I need time for completed model photoshoot. And here it is, the completed 1/72 Nineball from Kotobukiya.
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1/72 Crest CR-C98E2 Nineball Ver. Review (Part 3)


Moving on with Nineball arms and legs. Just like Mirage head and Crest Core combo, Nineball also has Mirage arms and Crest legs. So, excluding weapon, Nineball has equal amount of both company parts. Ok, that’s just mildly interesting trivia. Anyway, parts count still amaze me. But then having to build them twice is such a torture. Well, that’s common thing in building humanoid mech models.
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1/72 Crest CR-C98E2 Nineball Ver. Review (Part 2)


Starting with the head and the core. I’m amazed at how many parts necessary just for the core alone. With this huge number of parts I won’t take parts breakdown picture. Too many parts to laid out and heavy risk of some tiny parts lost or getting blown by the wind in the process. Those tiny parts are really really tiny. There are other difficulties in building process too, but anyway pictures of finished head and core first.
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1/72 Crest CR-C98E2 Nineball Ver. Review (Part 1)


Just got this yesterday, and while HGUC Hrairoo and Advanced Hazel are still in progress, I can’t contain my excitement and planning to build this right away. This is my first Armored Core variable Infinity kit, and the third after Kotobukiya made after 1/144 SRW OG Alteisen Ver. Progressive and Gespenst MK.II Kwai (Albero Custom) from the same line. Before we take a look at the item itself, first the history of this red mecha.
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