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HG 1/144 Cherudim Gundam Review

23/02/2010

Boxart Pose

Prices;
HG 1/144 Cherudim Gundam – 1200 Yen
HG 1/144 Cherudim Gundam GNHW/R – 1800 Yen
HG 1/144 Cherudim Gundam Trans-AM Mode – 1200 Yen

I had this one for a good while already and actually wanted to review it last year but didn’t in the end. Since the reviews of the Arios, GN Archer and Seraphim is already up, I might as well review Cherudim as well so that I can completely my 00 Season 2 reviews. Well, this might be a late thing to do actually as the GNHW/R upgrade of the Cherudim has been out for months. Nonetheless, I’ll review it as the base model is still the same sans the Rifle Bits. XP

Specifications:
Pilot: Lockon Strtos AKA Lyle Dylandy
Height: 18.0m
Weight: 58.9t
Armaments: GN Sniper Rifle II, GN Beam Pistol II (2), GN Shield Bit (9), Holoscreen

MS Brief:
The Cherudim Gundam is a sniping unit meant for long range battles. However, as shown in the anime, the pilot Lyle Dylandy (AKA Lockon Stratos) is more prone to use the GN Pistols as he seems more suited for a closer range battle than the previous Lockon who piloted Gundam Dynames. The Gundam is also assisted by a Haro who is shown to maintain the Shield Bits while the pilot does the normal battle operations.

Page 1: Intro
Page 2: Box, Box Open, Runners & Building Process
Page 3: Static Poses & Comparisons, Articulation & Gimmicks
Page 4: Action & Conclusion

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. 23/02/2010 10:56 pm

    LoL..ass drive—-you watched prime92 cherudim review too? ^^

    BTW, thats the best pic of shield bits i’ve seen so far!!

    • 23/02/2010 11:19 pm

      Yes, I did. XD
      Thanks! I wanted to make the Shield Bits “fly” and resulted in that pose. ^^

  2. chubbybots permalink
    24/02/2010 12:25 am

    Ah nice poses man :D Ass is ass lol!!!

    I actually want to find clear rods to pose the flying bits! But I loved your idea of using the default clear stand here man :D

    • 24/02/2010 12:32 am

      Thanks! Yeah, that was something I came out at the spur of the moment. I saw that the connections look possible and I tried it out. Voila, it works!

      If you do try, don’t force it if it doesn’t seem to go in, just poke it in carefully and it should go in no problem. ^^

  3. 24/02/2010 12:48 am

    woot.. the Cherudim..
    few having this kit actually.. but I always love a long range MS, especially with a Sniper Rifle..

  4. 24/02/2010 1:16 pm

    Woa cherudim. but I kinda like dynames more than this one. his shield bits are hard to use in gunpla I guess.

  5. keionfan permalink
    24/02/2010 9:06 pm

    Cherudim ^_^ look good in kneeing poses ^_^

  6. moemoekyun permalink
    25/02/2010 2:21 am

    hongli ??? LOL JK
    nice pose man

    • 25/02/2010 5:13 pm

      XD Well, TT also has a HG Cherudim of their own as well (as of now).
      And, thanks. ^^

  7. 25/02/2010 12:25 pm

    Cherudim…. Mine is falling apart…….. The bits fall down easily

    • 25/02/2010 5:16 pm

      Probably the side-effect after playing with it quite a bit. Happens to most model kits after some wear and tear. Luckily mine hasn’t went to that level yet. ^^;
      Then again, the superglue trick may help out in this situation as well.

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