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 Post subject: Eaglemoss Star Trek diecast starships w/magazine
PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2013 5:32 am 
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I'm seriously thinking about starting to collect these, as one can preorder. It's a subscription series, and if I am reading it correctly, you get two issues/two starships a month for $20 shipped. These are more common I think in the UK. They measure about four inches long too, if I converted it right.

Anyone collect anything else this Eaglemoss puts out? What's the quality like? Is $20/month a good deal for something like this? They plan on releasing 70 different starships for this line. Only other thing I am worried about is if anything is off limits for them to release, rights-wise. There are a few Star Trek movie ships thrown in, but I am almost certain that all of the ship types have also been used on a tv Trek series at some point as well, with maybe the exception of the Enterprise-E.

If I knew the current film Enterprise and ships from the two new films were also included, I'd most likely be all-in for this. Anyone else interested in this?

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 Post subject: Re: Eaglemoss Star Trek diecast starships w/magazine
PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2013 7:51 am 
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I have picked up a handful of the superheroes and they are of very good quality. The magazines that come with them are okay. Some are good, some are filler, especially if there isn't a lot of info on the particular character.

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 Post subject: Re: Eaglemoss Star Trek diecast starships w/magazine
PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2013 11:48 am 
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They did this for Star Wars vehicles-- Personally I think they varied in quality-- but they did include a few releases of some vehicles that werent released in any other scale. Beware-- with the case included -- they tend to start taking up a bit of shelf space.

They are imported into the US (Like the Diagnosti stuff) -- you cant ever be part of the Eaglemoss subscription they are only in Europe at the newstands-- usually they run between 15-20 bucks US. the best way to get them is from your LCBS who I think can order them through Diamond (which means you have to bug them and make sure they order every one)-- or preorder with BBTS or EE.

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 Post subject: Re: Eaglemoss Star Trek diecast starships w/magazine
PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:44 pm 
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stewbacca, they're offering a US sub version. Here's the link:

http://www.startrek-starships.com/usa/index.asp

Only thing is, I am still not sure if the pricing is $20/month for two ships/magazines, or $40/month for two ships/magazines. I'd certainly hope for the former as opposed to the latter.

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 Post subject: Re: Eaglemoss Star Trek diecast starships w/magazine
PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:35 pm 
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In a related topic-- they just started doing Batmobiles as well.

And my mistake on Star Wars-- it wasnt Eaglemoss- it was Diagnosti (still similiar sales model)

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 Post subject: Re: Eaglemoss Star Trek diecast starships w/magazine
PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:36 am 
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Crap. I like the Batmobiles! No US version yet, as far I can see. Maybe that's good, since it might be financial overkill for me if I got into both the Bats and the Star Trek ones.

And by the way, Hot Wheels are missing the boat with this. and the Eaglemoss Batmobile stuff looks superior to Mattel's.

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