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Gundam Sandrock Ver.Te by Tekka-Croe Gundam Sandrock Ver.Te by Tekka-Croe
Okay, so if you're super obsessive, you'll want to point out that this isn't Gundam Sandrock, it's Gundam Sandrock Kai. Well, big deal. It's the same thing, just with more thrusters, for space operations.

In both Gundam Wing and it's sequel Endless Waltz, the Sandrock has always been my favorite of the five Gundams. Not sure why, I just dig it. As some of you may have guessed, I used my previous illustration of the Wing Gundam as a template, as the five Gundams from Wing seem to have roughly the same proportions (which makes sense, I suppose, as they were all designed by the same team of mad scientists).

As with the Wing, I've played around a bit with the color scheme, removing many of the red bits, and completely eliminating the light grey sections. I also carried the gold trim into the shoulders, to balance the trim on the skirt armor.

Original Kunio Okawara design can be seen here: [link]

EDIT 10/28/12 It's come to my attention that my previous computer's monitor settings were somewhat skewed, causing yellow colors to have a pale, sickly hue. I've since corrected this to have the more golden yellow that I intended.

Gundam (c) Bandai/Sunrise
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MegaGundam7778 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist
Sandrock my 2nd favorite...Next to Wing Gundam
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rabidpanda1 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sandrock was always my favorite from the show, at least aesthetics wise.
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That-G Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
hehehehe french maid
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mobilesuitsoldier Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
Nice work, must have took a lot of effort
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Tecmopery Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011
Yeah, Sandrock is awesome...The shoulder is kinda similar to bird's wings ^^a
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SifuLeon Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pretty awesome design :"3 do you do commissions by anychance?
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CassianoArantes Featured By Owner May 22, 2011
awesome technical drawing! sandrock is in my opinion one of the best gundam designs....
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:iconthe-magic-tuba-pixie:
Wow. This looks good. It's the perfect balance of flashy/theatrical impracticality and down-to-earth functionality (well, as functional as giant robots are, anyway).

If I were any good at customizing/kitbashing, I might just have to PLA plate the shit out of an old Sandrock model and make this.


Yes, I, too, liked Sandrock the best for no reason other than he wasn't Wing Gundam.
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Greylord-Daemos Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
It looks much more like a UC suit in your style.
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Heatheru Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
Fricking boss. Love the winged scales on the shoulder elements.
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Tekka-Croe Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I'm seriously considering it, seeing as I've already got two of five.
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Freedom-01 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Again, a brilliant re-design.

Are you gonna do the other Gundams from Wing?
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SSG-Scorps Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
Beautiful. Definitely an improvement over Okawara's, with respect to it of course, but still.
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Rekkou Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
You're style seems to be the opposite of Katoki, big torso, shorter legs. Both are cool though
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MegaO93 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
are you going to do al W models? BTW awesome work what you did
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KayKove Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Student General Artist
Another one from the models I had when i was younger. Sandrock wasn't a favorite of mine as it was, probably because of the original legs/anxle skirts and the shield. Actually there were just a whole bunch of little things I didn't really like :-P. By chiseling off some of the rounded edges and fixin gthose god-awful ankles, though, I think you've done this gundam a service.
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zeiram0034 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome work ^_^

I like how you blended the best traits from the TV series version and the OVA version.

The proportions on your redesigns are much more eye pleasing as the TV version of sandrock, (and the other gundams for that mater) always looked to bulky IMO.

Great redesign :)
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otamachamp Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
You too? I loved Sandrock. Especially since it was the only one to somehow wear a poncho...>.>;;
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zanruos Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
nice dude
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