I promised the wife that I would take some time during my week-long holidays and clean the ‘Work Room’ as we call it. We call it the Work Room but it’s just used to house all my Gunpla, Japanese books, Japanese Swords, some of the wife’s things and a lot of other stuff I throw in there because it has no other home. I used to refer to it as my study because I had my desk and computer and reference books in there but those got buried as well in piles of plamo. So the first course of action was to procrastinate and when the wife wouldn’t allow that the first real course of action was to remove the desk leaving this mess.
(Ya, it’s a mess but you should have seen it with the desk in there.)
Digging through the piles of boxes and I pulled out these things.
Air-soft guns! The top is the L96AWS bolt-action sniper rifle. It has a broken top rail so I have to replace that and sight in the scope again. The middle is an ACR Full-Auto Assault Rifle. The magazine it comes with doesn’t feed the pellets properly so I bought a different magazine (meant for an M4) last time I was in Akihabara and the pistol on the bottom is the 93R capable of single-fire, three round burst, and full-auto. Sometimes living in Japan can be fun.
I first cleaned out the far corner and then moved the book case over.
Incidentally, there are no books in that book case (unless you count Gunpla instruction manuals).
Now to do something with all the paint on, under, and around the Work Table. I fit them into two containers.
Move the Work Table into its new position.
Ya, the top is still a mess but I’ll get to that.
Oh. Found more paint.
I put the rifles behind the book case and the air-soft accessories on the top then moved the guitar in front.
Now to do something with all those Gunpla boxes. I think the first step is to consolidate.
MG Wing kits.
Two of my first ever kits.
The two most recent SEED kits I finished.
Two HG Sinanju; one I painted, the other the Titanium Finish version.
All the completed, consolidated kits were put on the Work Table.
I then moved onto the kits that are test-built but have not been touched since. Some of the boxes aren’t complete as parts were used in other builds. When I considered these kits some more I realized these are kits I’m not going to be getting to any time soon. So I put them into the corner.
The next pile of kits are the ones that I plan on going back to and doing something with. I still have plans in my head for the likes of the MG Titus and Crossbone Ver Ka while the Zebracorn is kind of half done. These are kits I want to get to sooner rather than later.
And the next stack are kits that haven’t been built yet.
Ya, there’s another Sinanju, Epyon, and RG Freedom in that pile (not to mention variations of kits I’ve already built – MG Victory and 00 Gundam).
Next I turned my attention to the extra/spare parts that had been accumulating. I originally had just one box of these.
Now there are four.
I took out my side-cutters and proceeded to cut trim the excess gates that no longer had parts attached.
There were a lot of those.
Into the garbage they went.
I wonder what the garbage man will think when he swings by my house next week.
Speaking of garbage. Here’s a shot of the boxes I no longer needed.
Then I thought to myself, will they be able to identify the kit/box from the picture and then took it a step further and decided to have a mini-contest.
Yay, free stuff!
It’s not much really, but it is an unbuilt, still-in-the-plastic-bags Gundam kit.
Yup, the 1/144 HGUC RMS-179 GM II is being given away to one lucky reader. Simply leave a comment giving the name of one of the kits from that pile of boxes. Deadline is January 15th. On that day I’ll assign a number to each commenter and then do a random draw to award the prize. Then I’ll email the winner and send off the kit.
Here’s the picture again.
I’d like to show a picture of the cleaned up room but I kind of started work on the MG Nu and things got moved around again. That’s Gunpla life.