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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #75 on: June 01, 2018, 03:28:03 AM »

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #76 on: June 01, 2018, 11:16:50 PM »
Rosi!

Sweet!

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #77 on: June 04, 2018, 10:08:08 AM »
Cool! I'm about halfway through season 2...took me a long while to get into this series.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #78 on: June 05, 2018, 01:22:25 AM »
Cool! I'm about halfway through season 2...took me a long while to get into this series.

Really?  I binge watched Seasons 1 & 2 and loved it.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #79 on: June 06, 2018, 09:22:53 AM »
Yeah, I gave up on it a few times in season 1. Probably was not until ep 7 that I could say I was "into it". Looking forward to the rest of S2 & S3. 

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #80 on: November 08, 2018, 02:02:28 AM »
Have binge watched seasons 1 - 3. ;D
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #81 on: November 08, 2018, 02:09:25 AM »
Bugger!!  This was available from Fantastic Plastic:



Until they got hit with a Cease and Desist letter from 20th Century Fox ordering us to remove the 1:1400 Orville kit from the Fantastic Plastic Virtual Museum Store.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #82 on: November 09, 2018, 12:15:23 AM »
More than a bit of a bugger, however, it's always a risk when dealing with mass media subjects.

It would be nice, yet naïve of me, to hope that one day a media company would be willing to establish a flexible licensing scheme whereby truly penny-ante things like resin models, which will never have more than a few hundred (if very lucky) made for a dedicated fan base who generally proselytise the show like mad, can pay a truly nominal sum which satisfies the need to assert copyright, yet allow these small items to continue to be made for that fan base.

Certainly the existence of 1-200 resin models is not going to impact the potential market for, say, a styrene kit of the same subject, yet the licensing schemes treat them the same, thus shutting out the small guy on subject where no larger licensor may ever show up in that market.

I'd bet a bunch of money that Alan would have been very happy to pay a 1-5 buck fee on each model to use the design and we'd be happy to pay it to get a model of the "mid-level Exploratory Vessel". And, if an injection company were to put out a kit of said model, we'd all run out an buy at least one of those, too.

Such a pity. I understand why. Setting up a license agreement with a small guy, like Fantastic Plastic, wouldn't garner a net return to even cover the cost of the lawyer writing the letter, much less drafting a proper agreement, so it's far faaaaar easier and cheaper to simply shut the small guys down.

But the advertising benefits of the word of mouth for shows like this is never considered and given the ground swell social media exposure good builds get, it's not out of hand to wonder if they are not doing themselves an actual disservice by this approach.

Oh well, one can dream.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #83 on: January 05, 2019, 06:02:46 AM »
Wrong scale!!

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #84 on: March 24, 2019, 04:39:28 AM »
1/48 Soviet LOK Moon Ship:


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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #85 on: December 09, 2019, 08:14:27 PM »


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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #86 on: December 09, 2019, 10:34:42 PM »
Looks a bit on the rough side. ::)
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #87 on: December 10, 2019, 12:42:07 AM »
Looks a bit on the rough side. ::)
Might be more the build than the kit, mind.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #88 on: December 10, 2019, 12:51:47 AM »
Looks a bit on the rough side. ::)

Might be more the build than the kit, mind.


I believe this is the prototype.

About the Model
Scale: 1:48
Number of Pieces: 37
Pattern: Scott Lowther
Casting: Creative Cast Parts <-This is new. Previous kits were done by Anigrand.
Decals Designed by JBOT
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #89 on: December 15, 2019, 04:16:47 AM »
Have binge watched seasons 1 - 3. ;D

Season 4 Episode 1 for me today!

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #90 on: December 17, 2019, 01:58:08 AM »
Have binge watched seasons 1 - 3. ;D

Season 4 Episode 1 for me today!
Wife and I binged the first 4 of Season 4 last night.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #91 on: March 14, 2020, 10:33:33 PM »
Via Allen Ury.

Like the rest of America, Fantastic Plastic Models is hunkering down, taking all prudent precautions while we wait for the COVID-19 pandemic to pass. It's likely to be a while.

For those of us who prefer to see the glass as half full, these desperate times provide a unique opportunity to enjoy our hobby of choice. In this spirit, I'm offering FREE SHIPPING to U.S. customers on all orders placed between today and March 20 (my emphasis).

PayPal will still charge you for shipping, but I'll refund the charge when I ship. For all international customers, no additional postage costs will be requested beyond what PayPal charges. (For some odd reason, PayPal seriously undercharges for international shipments, usually $15.00 when the USPS international minimum is actually around $24.00.)

So stay safe. Wash your hands. And ration that toilet paper.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #92 on: April 15, 2020, 11:54:47 PM »
Razorback Interplanetary Racer
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #93 on: April 15, 2020, 11:59:14 PM »
X-71 Super Shuttle
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #94 on: April 16, 2020, 01:54:10 AM »
After all these years, this is the first time I have noticed that those shuttles had canards.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #95 on: April 16, 2020, 02:17:22 AM »
Same here, never paid much attention to the things in the film so that was something that really stands out on the box art image. 
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #96 on: July 29, 2020, 02:37:42 AM »
Now available:


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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #97 on: July 29, 2020, 03:44:55 AM »
_)*()&^T*^% *&(*(* Wrong damned scale!
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #98 on: July 29, 2020, 08:34:18 AM »
_)*()&^T*^% *&(*(* Wrong damned scale!

Concur....

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #99 on: July 29, 2020, 10:08:10 PM »
_)*()&^T*^% *&(*(* Wrong damned scale!

Concur....

X2 ---- should be in 1/72   >:D >:D >:D

Here's a question for Evan, is that cockpit very similar to the B-2's ?