Star Trek: Starships Model/Magazine Subscription

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by trekker670, May 21, 2013.

  1. Markonian

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  2. 137th Gebirg

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    Right on! :)

    Maybe something will finally get done. Although I'm surprised to hear it sounds like this was the first time they've heard about this. It sounds like Ben's crew is more R&D and demos, who are clearly on top of their game with a great product. It's the customer-facing retail end of the business that's looking like 12 monkeys trying to fuck a football.
     
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    Received a reply from the US customer support stating they are "out of stock" with issues 100 & 101 and would be sent "when available." Yet the Eaglemoss Shop shows both issues "in stock"!! I replied back asking if subscribers are now considered low priority when fulfilling orders.

    edit: While visting the US website they have a promo going on for 30% off if you spend $80+ (STUDY30). I ordered the shuttle set 2 and ISS Defiant for only $89. Seems to be easier to buy through their store than subscribing lately, cheaper too.
     
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    ^^^ This is not the first time that has happened. As far as I can tell, we've always been lower priority behind the main store. I'm still waiting for the Franklin special, Enterprise-J and Vahklas. I think it's been...what...5 months now? Those models have come and gone and come and gone out of the store and still never got anything as a subscriber. Seems to be the SOP of their business model.

    I'm going to be organizing everything this weekend (just got done with a big move) and need to make sure I'm not missing anything else.
     
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    Thank you.

    And omg this is the Tellarite cruiser on the left! :eek:
    Omg omg omg we'll have a Founders of the Federation team up with that: Kumari (Andor/ia), NX (Earth/Humans), Phinda(?) (Tellar Prime), D'Kyr (Vulcan). They actually could release that as themed set.

    And another new thing we didn't know: the Defiant looks normal in standard light. (Color me naive but I wondered if it would be green-tinted continuously). :vulcan:
     
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    The bussard collectors are a slightly different colour from the look of it.
     
  8. Michael

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    Thank you! The Tellarite ship looks awesome, as almost all models based on CGI ships from Enterprise do. But what's up with the antenna on K-7? :lol:
     
  9. Nate

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    During the Discovery novel panel David Mack said he originally named one ship in his novel Gagarin but had to change it to Tereshkova because Kirsten Beyer used Gagarin for the show.

    No word on if it's just a mention or we'll actually see her like Discovery/Shenzou/Europa.
     
  10. Ethros

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    Picked up #104 the USS Jenolan (out in the UK today) this morning. Really, really like it. (...great review huh?)

    I mean it's not the best one ever but as with a lot of ones like this it's just really cool to have, like you'd never get this ship as a model anywhere else outside the collection. So it's nice to just hold in your hand and look at from different angles etc


    I see as well online some people have recieved their Jumbo Enterprise E. I'm waiting till my next pay day to even think about it :) Stil haven't got the D but may just go straight for this one actually.
     
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    Oh, really? *snicker* (Sorry, couldn't resist the joke).

    TrekCore is posting a stream of info from the #STLV panel. In short: Ben likes V'Ger but says it would look unrecognisable to most. Scimitar is considered but not rock-solid. Reiterates that Son'a CGI is gone. Line planned 127 ships + 12 specials plus whatever is included on Saturday's potential Discovery-related announcement.

    Sorry for lack of individual sources. It's a storm of leaves.
     
  13. 137th Gebirg

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    Doesn't break my heart if we don't see the Son'a ships. The Scimitar is an interesting design - would be fun to see it realized. I wonder if any thought had been given to doing the Narada. Being of the AbramsVerse, it would automatically be large-scale, which it would need with all the detailing it possesses.
     
  14. Markonian

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    IIRC the Narada was considered but nixed because it's basically just spikes and hard to translate into a model.

    I've wanted Son'a ships ever since playing the Ba'ku mission in Star Trek: Armada. :adore:
     
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    I took advantage of the 30% off sale and went a little overboard. Bought the Kelvin, a nebula class, and an akira class. Really wanted the Franklin and a Prometheus class, but both are out of stock, with the latter perpetually being out of stock it seems. Still, pretty excited about the few I did get. I can add them to my Equinox, Delta flyer, and DS9 special edition.
    Just waiting on the USPS at this point.....
     
  16. Ethros

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    Can't they just rebuild the Son'a ships in CGI? Surely they had to do that all the older ships. Or is it because at least a physical model existed of them?
    Like how did they make the CGI for the USS Jenolan? Go get the original model from whoever bought it at the Christie's Auction in 2006??

    Haha yeah I thought that as I was typing it :lol:
     
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    They were extremely detailed with all the ribbing and greebles everywhere and may be difficult to reproduce, at least within an established budget to make each ship model.
     
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    So does that mean the collection is going to 127 or that they know what they're doing up to 127?
     
  19. Nate

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    It's set for the moment to go to 130 plus specials. They've extended multiple times.
     
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