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MC Model 1/144 Qubeley Advance.
This shall be my first 3rd party Gundam model or simply referred as bootleg (and 1st entry in English?? LOL) . A bootleg model usually priced lower than the Original (Bandai) due to a lot of reasons, such as plastic quality, color separation, snap fitting & precision. I’m quite sceptical with a bootleg models after read a lot of negative comments from multiple buyers around the world, but there a few manufacturer of bootleg models who got a very good reputation and some even better than Bandai, and MC Model is one of them. So, I dared my self to purchase not one but two unit of MC Model’s 1/144 Qubeley Advance. (yes you read it right, two units)

So let’s unbox it shall we?

The box artwork

Box size comparison

It’s actually quite big for a 1:144 scaled model. As big as a Master Grade (MG)’s kit box.


My freelance model..


Inner Box

The way they packed their products is quite impressive. I liked it!

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The Runners 

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First batch premium item

The kit that I bought was come with a 1st batch premium item which is an action stand and 10 sets of funnel effect. It comes in clear color, so that you can paint it to your liking or just leave it like that.

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The Decals
Just a normal foil sticker that you can found in almost HG kit & a set of water transfer decal which was printed reversely. MC Model claimed that it supposed to be applied faced down.

The Instructions booklet.

Something that should be complimented. MC Model are know to produced a very good & beautiful instruction booklets with glossy paper. Just viewing it makes me so excited.


Last but not least, the additional parts that improved the articulation point. I purchased it separately as it not included in the kit. Some of the review I read mentioned that some of the body part articulation points are bad due to the sophisticated detailing. Why? The detailed it was designed the more complex it will be & to make it moveable is a very tough challenges!



So. that’s all about it. I’ll cover the work in progress & completed model in the next entry (soon)

-pen off-