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Old August 26 2013, 12:13 AM   #136
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Re: Star Trek: Starships Model/Magazine Subscription

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Had the 1st issue loving it but £240 a year is expensive and the magazine is only 18 pages long. But I'm nor moaning to much the the die cast model is pretty good better than jonny lightning or futura ships ?? IMO anyway.

I've decided to choose and pick which ones i want !!! But might even subscribe yet as well waiting for issue 2 see what the movie E looks like ???
US price is $20 per issue. ($40 per month = $480 per year) Which is about the average price of a Blu-ray. So I figure if you can afford 2 Blu-rays per month, then this collection ain't bad. Hell, I spend around $600 per month or so on Blu-rays, CDs, Facebook Credits, and Google Play (Android) purchases. So I just have to budget in that extra $40.

Have you guys seen Issue #7 Klingon K'Tinga?


Issue #6 Voyager doesn't look too bad either.
I'm loving that D7 !!! I can hear that motion picture soundtrack in my head !!!!
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Old August 26 2013, 12:14 AM   #137
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I'm pre-ordering the ones I want from Forbidden Planet online, £9.49 an issue.
I didn't know you could do that, thanks for the info!!!
That seems like a good idea !!!
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Old August 26 2013, 12:17 AM   #138
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I've just got my USS Yamoto made by jonny lighting on the left and the new magazine die cast model to the right I assumed that both would be the same size but as you can see they are not.
Is it my imagination or does the neck of the Eagle Moss model look too thin in the back. It doesn't flare as much as your Jonny Lightning one.
Oh yeah I've just noticed it !!! Good eyes jonny rico !!!!
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Old August 26 2013, 01:57 AM   #139
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Is it my imagination or does the neck of the Eagle Moss model look too thin in the back. It doesn't flare as much as your Jonny Lightning one.
Oh yeah I've just noticed it !!! Good eyes jonny rico !!!!
Hey, I got a lot invested into this Collection. More than just the money. So, I have an Eagle Eye (no pun intended) on how accurate these models are, both in sculpt and paint. They are supposed to be based off of the CG model themselves, so to be different than what we think they should look like, raises some questions. So they're in your hands, are they different, or is that appearance just due to the angle or is it true that the flare of the necks is different?
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Old August 26 2013, 12:09 PM   #140
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The curve of the neck in the Eagle Moss model looks more like that shown in the Whitefire blueprints to my eye but I might be mistaken.

http://www.cygnus-x1.net/links/lcars...1d-sheet-1.jpg

Aesthetically, I think the Eagle Moss model is superior. YVMV.
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Old August 26 2013, 12:23 PM   #141
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That might be a perspective thing.
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Old August 26 2013, 02:22 PM   #142
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The printing of the windows on the neck isn't very well aligned. However, this is only apparent when viewed close up and, given the price, it isn't a big deal. The models are kind of fun things to own and, being fairly small, can sit on top of my existing bookshelves without dominating the room.

I've ordered directly from Eaglemoss -- I'm not sure if you get the freebies* if you order via a newsagent or FP.

I wonder if some of the special editions are the ones that include the space stations such as the DS9 model shown on the website.

* binder and access to the online version with the first delivery
Dedication Plaque with the second delivery
Future Enterprise-D Ship with the fourth delivery
Borg Cube with the sixth delivery
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Old August 26 2013, 05:06 PM   #143
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Reading through this thread and seeing the pictures has convinced me to go ahead and pre-order this. Part of the reason I love Star Trek is the ship designs, so this will be a fun collection to build up.
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Old August 26 2013, 09:46 PM   #144
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Reading through this thread and seeing the pictures has convinced me to go ahead and pre-order this. Part of the reason I love Star Trek is the ship designs, so this will be a fun collection to build up.
Same here, I've ventured away from collecting memorabilia over the past few years, but I've decided to subscribe to this.
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Old August 26 2013, 09:54 PM   #145
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The curve of the neck in the Eagle Moss model looks more like that shown in the Whitefire blueprints to my eye but I might be mistaken.

http://www.cygnus-x1.net/links/lcars...1d-sheet-1.jpg

Aesthetically, I think the Eagle Moss model is superior. YVMV.
By God, I think you're right. According to those blueprints, the neck is a bit less flared than I expected. So if Eaglemoss went with these plans (and CG model) I guess it's the more accurate.
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I've ordered directly from Eaglemoss -- I'm not sure if you get the freebies* if you order via a newsagent or FP.

I wonder if some of the special editions are the ones that include the space stations such as the DS9 model shown on the website.

* binder and access to the online version with the first delivery
Dedication Plaque with the second delivery
Future Enterprise-D Ship with the fourth delivery
Borg Cube with the sixth delivery
Wow, those are nice bonuses.
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Old August 26 2013, 10:38 PM   #147
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I'm looking forward to Defiant and Voyager, as well as the Akira/Thunderchild, if the magazine lasts.
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Old August 27 2013, 10:43 PM   #148
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Does anybody know when the Deep Space 9 model might be released?

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Old August 28 2013, 12:53 PM   #149
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The model is bigger than the Furuta models & slightly smaller than the Gorgi Ent-D.

Very impressed although £10.99 a fortnight is quite a lot. Would rather pick the editions I want rather than having to subscribe to the entire collection.
Issue #1 says the regular issues are £9.99 (Not £10.99)
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Old August 28 2013, 02:40 PM   #150
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I suspect the special edition containing the DS9 model might only be available to subscribers and after a year of so -- get people hooked into paying £19.98 per month and avoid losing the newsagents' cut.
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