Welcome to the Gunpla fold then! Gunpla is one of my primary hobby things and I'm well versed in Gundam. I usually assume people building a kit have seen it in a series and liked it not just bought it randomly.
I would consider an open box to be "new" personally. As long as the plastic bags inside are sealed that's fine with me. But I do build a lot of Japanese kits.
What I do find interesting is Japanese model shops standards for damaged is insane compared to the West. If I get a damaged box in the...
As a new member I'm not sure what happened, could someone catch me up please?
How active is the board now? I can't stand facebook and I've been looking for a modeling forum with good sci fi stuff (Not just Star wars over and over). This place has some nice threads but could do with some made...
In the series the Avalon Impulse's could switch parts, I'm not sure if they do this combination in a side story or not but they were able to do it.
Would you be better off making a single suit using all the equipment rather than just switching bits out? Make a complete Avalon Impulse basically?