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Post by gnome » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:11 am

Trying to order this beauty:

http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/File ... 1701-A.jpg

But their website gave me an error at the very last screen after putting in credit card info.

Called their tech support, helpful person noted that some other people were having trouble and that her supervisor would send an alternate link to my email. We'll see what happens.
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Re: Denied!!

Post by sparks » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:42 pm

She's a beauty! Except they fucked up: On the side of the saucer section, they've erroneously added "Starship U.S.S. Enterprise United Federation Of Planets"

Fail.

That detail never existed on the Japanese original. I accept that I may be wrong about this, I'll retract once I've watched The Movie again.
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Re: Denied!!

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:10 pm

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Re: Denied!!

Post by sparks » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:21 pm

Thanks Rob!
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Re: Denied!!

Post by gnome » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:41 pm

Yeah, I don't think any ship has ever had writing on the edge of the saucer. I may see if I can scrape that bit off or something.
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Post by Rob Lister » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:44 pm

it needs to be dirtied up some too. Space is greasy.

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Post by gnome » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:45 pm

Models of the NCC-1701-A are traditionally white. I'm not quite sure why actually, because in the films they're as grey as anything else.
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Post by sparks » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:10 pm

That's just your cheap monitor.
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Post by Doctor X » Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:35 am

They were never "white" per se. They had intricate cross-hatching of different colors.

So, like Anax, you only see white?

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Re: Denied!!

Post by gnome » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:55 pm

Arrived!

Here she is:





It is actually proper gray, and just like Doc X said there is the cross-hatching or "aztecing" as I've heard it called.

Mildly annoyed they put words instead of the windows on the saucer edge, but overall I'm pretty happy with it.
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Post by ed » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:00 pm

We have a word for things like that down here ...

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Re: Denied!!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:08 pm

Is that a cake? :?
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Re: Denied!!

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:15 pm

It looks smaller than it does on the internet. Can you put a quarter by it? Or would that cover it?

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Post by gnome » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:26 am



Uhura: Sir, Abraham Lincoln is in front of the bridge, hailing us.

Image.

Sulu: Also, we have George Washington off the starboard bow.
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Re: Denied!!

Post by gnome » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:30 am

It is smaller than the old Franklin Mint model (also possessed, though not so pristine). But it is decently sized.






that's what she said
(before anyone else goes there)
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Re: Denied!!

Post by Witness » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:45 am

You didn't shell out for ST Barbie & Ken too?

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Re: Denied!!

Post by gnome » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:07 am

NuTrek crap!!

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I actually do have a Kirk, Spock, and McCoy. They are MIA right now. I'll probably find them when I move.
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