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Babylon 5


PAPER 'BOLT

Renegade Toys and Games have released their second kit, the Babylon 5® Thunderbolt MKIII paper model. Cost is $10.00 USD (~$12.20 CAN/€ 8.10 EUR ) to download. For more information, please contact Bill Perry. (08/15)

Image: Sample instructions


[A plucked chicken by any other name....]

SMALL WONDER

Gizmotron have released a 1:2500 scale Whitestar, based on specs found in the Babylon 5 Tech Manual. This 10 piece model includes instructions and a comprehensive decal sheet (the entire skin pattern is a decal). Price is $25.00 USD (~$ 29.88 CAN/€ 19.23 EUR). For more information, or to order, please visit the Federation Models website. (11/04)


VORLON ATTACK

Howling Wolf Productions have announced the availability of their Vorlon Fighter in 1/72 scale. The comes with 17 highly detailed resin parts, a set of custom waterslide decals and a 4 page instruction manual. When assembled it measures 8"/20.3 cm in length. The model can be built with the "petals" in the open or closed positions. For more information please visit the Howling Wolf website. (10/13)

[Parts is parts]


[Parts is parts]

IT WON'T SING YOU TO SLEEP, BUT ....

After a hiatus, Howling Wolf Productions is back with a new kit: a Vorlon Transport. The kit consists of 26 highly detailed parts and allows the builder to assemble it with the "petal's" in either the open or closed position. Also included are two waterslide decals and a four page construction booklet. For more information and ordering instructions, please visit Howling Wolf Productions' website. (07/14)

Star Trek

NEW 1/2500 TREK SHIPS & ACCESSORIES

VA Miniatures have released several new 1/2500 scale Movie-era kits, including a Stingray-class Destroyer, a larger Cruiser, and a 1/2500 scale 'Parts Pack'. The Cruiser and destroyer share the same primary hull; each includes several warp nacelles and weapons mounts that can be configured in various ways to build unique designs. Each kit comes with a base and ALPS_printed waterslide decals, plus instructions. The 'Parts Pack' includes' movie era warp nacelles with integral pylons, weapons mounts and red-tinted clear bussard scoops for TOS era nacelles.


For more information, or to order, please visit the Federation Models website or eMail VA Miniatures direct. (04/19)


ALLIANCE HAS BEEN BUSY

Alliance has been busy producing new kits. Now available is their 1/1000 scale Galactic Cruiser (more commonly known as the Leif Erickson). This 14 piece resin model is 6 1/2" long kit and includes a decal sheet, complete assembly and painting instructions. Price is $40.00 USD (~$ 46.12 CAN/€ 33.57 EUR ).

[Leif]

Also coming from Alliance is a 1/1000 Doomsday Conversion Kit for the Polar Lights TOS Enterprise kit, new 1/72 Movie Style Galileo model, 1/72 Argo from Star Trek Nemesis, 1/72 BTA Fighter from Enemy Mine and a 1/72 TOS-Style Galactica Shuttle (the version seen in the opening of the 2005 mini-series). You can see a review of this last kit at SquareModels.

For more information, or to order, any of these models please visit the Federation Models website.


1/350 BOTANY BAY

A 19 piece kit of Khan's Botany Bay sleeper ship in scale to the Polar Lights refit NCC-1701 is now available. The finished model is 8 3/4" long; photos and more information are available on ScaleHobby.com's forums. Price is $35.00 USD (~$ 52.06 CAN/€ 33.06 EUR ) plus $5.00 shipping/handling (US addresses). For more information, or to order, please contact Trent C. Henry via eMail. (2/23)


CLASSIC TREK

X-Factor Productions have released a new conversion for the Polar Lights 1/1000 TOS Enterprise. Their all-resin Constellation Conversion takes all the guesswork out of a difficult, yet popular classic conversion. The kit consists of 8 resin parts that are direct replacements for the 1/1000 PL and includes a new Constellation Emblem base plate in the same style as the original. All remaining parts as well as decals are used from the PL 1701. Price is $55.00 USD (~$62.75 CAN/€ 45.58 EUR ).

Also available is a1/1000 / Multi-scale Tholian Light Cruiser. This 2 piece resin kit is designed in such a way as to be size compatable with most Trek kits 1/1000 and up. Comes compete with fin decals. Price is $25.00 USD (~$28.52 CAN/€ 20.72 EUR).

For more information, or to order, please visit the X-Factor Productions website.


Image: Constellation parts

Image: Tholian parts



REFIT THAT REFIT

Now available from Don's Light and Magic are resin replacement parts for the Polar Lights 1/350 scale Enterprise. The sets include: Impulse Engine, Flux Construction Grilles and solid Hangar Bay Fantail Doors. The parts are offered as a complete set as seperate components to suit the model builders needs and skills.

  • IMPULSE ENGINE EXAUST: Replaces kit part #206. Decal sheet included for grille detial in color and in black. Available in water clear resin for illumination or opaque.
  • SHUTTLE BAY FANTAIL DOOR: Replaces kit part #31. Cast in solid opaque gray resin and designed to be removable to enable acess the hangar bay interior of the model.
  • MAGNATOMIC FLUX CONSTRUCTION GRILLES: Four gray resin parts replace details on PL kit's warp engine nacelles. Instructions included on how to remove kit detail rand replace with these parts.

For more information on price and availability, or to order, please visit the DLM website. (12/23)



BIRD OF PAYNE

JTGraphics has just released another new decal sheet made for the 1/1000 scale Polar Lights Klingon Battlecruiser kit.

JTG-PL05-(color), Romulan Bird of Payne Originally created by John Payne for the AMT Klingon Battlecruiser, this bird's been modified to fit the Polar Light kit. It also contains John's original 'Head' design and 2 other options. There are 5 colors to choose from: Blue, Green, Orange, Purple and Red. Price is $10.00USD (~$11.80 CAN/€ 8.21 EUR )

For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (10/06)



NEW DECALS FOR PL's LITTLE NX-01

JTGraphics has just released new decal sheets made for the 1/1000 scale Polar Lights NX Enterprise kit.

JTG-PL09-A 1000 Scale NX Additional Names Now available for your 1000 scale NX-class ship, this one sheet will allow you to build at least 10 differently named ships with 2 of them being from the Mirror Universe. Names include Atlantis, Avenger, Challenger, Columbia, Daedalus, Discovery, Essex, Endeavour, Fearless and Serenity) Plus extra letters and numbers to create your own. Cost: $10.00 (~$ 12.02 CAN/€ 8.20 EUR )

For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (09/14)



NEW DECALS FOR PL's BIG NX-01

JTGraphics has just released new decal sheets made for the 1/ 350 scale Polar Lights NX Enterprise kit.

JTG-PL07-A 350 Scale NX Additional Names Now you can name your NX Class something other than Enterprise! Choose from Atlantis, Avenger, Challenger, Columbia, Discovery or Endeavour. One sheet will allow you to do all fiveadditional names. Cost: $10.00 (~$ 12.02 CAN/€ 8.20 EUR )

JTG-PL07-B 350 Scale NX Mirror Decals Now you can rule the Mirror Universe empire with either ISS Enterprise or ISS Avenger. Cost: $10.00 (~$ 12.02 CAN/€ 8.20 EUR )

Either sheet may be customized for an additional fee. For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (08/22)



LIGHT THAT ENTERPRISE!

VoodooFX have released a lighting kit for the 1/350 Polar Lights NX-01 model. This kit includes Main Controller Board, Dish Light, Nacelle Boards, Wall Transformer, Ribbon Wire, LEDS, Resistors, On/Off Switch, and Full Instructions. It features 6 Adjustable Navigation Lights, 8 Adjustable Strobe Lights, Fully Lit Nacelles, Main Impulse Motors, Front Dish Sensor, Landing Bay Tower, Secondary Mid Core, and Main Dish Engine Cores.

Price is $175.00 USD (~$ 215.16 CAN/€ 165.64 EUR ), with free shipping in the USA. For more information, or to order, please visit the Voodo FX website. (07/05)



^ In place

Image: Raw materials

Image: Assembled

KBOP ENGINE LIGHTING

DLM has released a LED blinking light/FX set for the Klingon Bird of Prey kit. The simple LED blinker board with IC 555 timer circuit has been reconfigured to drive the engine on a Klingon BOP with completly different component values. It also fits into the AMT KBOP kit as all-in-one bulkhead supporting 3 red rapidly blinking LEDs which combine to produce a flickering pulsed effect. Power source shoud be a 6 Volt DC battery or power supply.

The set is offered in three options:
  • DLM35-Bare circuit board with instuctions and parts list... $5.00 USD (~$ 6.21 CAN/€ 4.19 EUR )
  • DLM35.1-Bare circuit board with elelctronic parts, (chip 555, .47uf capacitor and resistors) plus instruction sheet....$15.00 (~$ 18.63 CAN/€ 12.58 EUR )
  • Prebuilt and tested units are available. Ask for this option before ordering. Cost will be around $30.00 (~$ 37.26 CAN/€ 25.15 EUR )

For more information, or to order, please visit the DLM website. (07/05)



Image: Completed model

CONCEPT SHUTTLECRAFT

Federation Models is pleased to announce the premier kit in a new line of CONCEPT KIT models from Probert Designs. This new line will be developed from the concept art of Andrew Probert and will feature unrealized hardware designs from various TV shows & movies, as well as personal visualizations of hardware from classic SF novels.

This first model is a 1/76 scale SHUTTLECRAFT mastered by Scott Spicer. The all resin kit is just under 4 ¾" long consisting of 3 pieces. Also included are and a painting guide and decal sheet by JTGraphics. Each box will be personally signed by Mr. Probert and will include a discount coupon for a reproduction of the box art, also painted by Probert.

Price is $35.00 USD (~$ 43.28 CAN/€ 28.89 EUR ) plus shipping. For more information, or to order, please visit the Federation Models website or Probert Designs. (06/05)


[Allen Ury's build, before primer]

^Assembled kit

Image: Master parts

NOVEL MODEL

A limited run kit of a Tritium-class starship, based on Rick Sternbach's illustration in the old (1979) "Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology" book by Stan and Fred Goldstein. This 1/1000 scale model (same as the Polar Lights® Enterprise™) is 7¾" (199mm) long when built, and consists of 11 resin parts. More information can be seen here.

Price is $40.00 USD (~$ 48.31 CAN/€ 29.71 EUR ) plus $5 shipping in the US. For more information, or to order, please email ProfKSergeev. (01/03)



Image: Other version

LITTLE NEBULA

Now available from VA Miniatures is a 1/2500 scale Nebula class starship. Two versions are available (see images); each comes with tinted clear resin secondary hulls and warp nacelles. Decals are by JT Graphics.

For more information, or to order, please contact VA Miniatures via eMail or visit Federation Models website. (05/17)



WHAM, BAM, THANK YOU XAAM

The premiere offering from XAAM Models is now available: a 1/48 scale Shuttlepod. The all-resin kit is comprised of three parts (solid hull and two wings) and includes decals with markings for NX-01. Price is $35.00 USD (~$43.33 CAN/€ 26.88 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit the Starship Modeler Store. (02/02)


[Sparkchaser's in da hizzowzs]

BLING BLING

Now available from CultTVMan is Sparkchaser's Nacelle Lighting for the 12" Polar Lights® Classic Enterprise™. Each unit features 12 LEDs on a disc the size of your fingertip. The LEDs flash in a chase sequence, duplicating the look of the rotating fan blades in the engine nacelles of the studio model. The entire circuit board fits inside the nacelle of the model and runs on a 9 volt battery. You'll need to channel out the pylons so you can run wires through them and you'll also have to provide your own power connections.

Price is $44.95 USD (~$ 54.28 CAN/€ 33.38 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit the CultTVMan's website. The website features two Quicktime movies of the functioning lights. (01/03)


[Spike]

^ Resin part

Image: In use

MORE JTRESIN

JTResin's first 2005 release is JTR-002 - Saucer Mounted Deflector Arm for the Polar Lights (TOS) Enterprise. This deflector mount, similar to those shown on several well-known, semi-canon TOS designs, is great for kitbashing. This piece replaces part #'s 30 or 31 and requires kit part #7 to complete. Price is $5.00 USD (~$ 6.04 CAN/€ 3.71 EUR ). For more information, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Starship Modeler Store.

JTGraphics/JTResin have a number of exciting releases planned for the coming year - keep your eye on this page for updates! (01/03)


DECAL MADNESS

JTGraphics has just released the following new and revised decal sheets:

  • JTG-M02 - 2500 scale Constitution Class Refit (Enterprise A) This revised sheed has added both interior and exterior nacelle grills, warp conduit pylon panels and bussard grills. You also now have the choice of the following names, Enterprise, Enterprise-A, Eagle, Farragut, Lexington and Yorktown. Cost is $10.00 USD (~$ 11.98 CAN/€ 7.71 EUR )

    New are:

  • JTG-G13 - Belknap/Ascension Class Details Designed for the Alliance Models Belknap conversion, these decals offer you the works in order to detail you Belknap/Ascension Class. Included are sensor bands, B/C deck striping, impulse engines and navigational deflector. You also get panel decals for the strongbacks, dorsal and warp conduit panels. Everything you need is here except for the name and pennants. Cost is $15.00 USD (~$ 17.96 CAN/€ 11.57 EUR ).
  • JTG-007-A - Starfleet Long Range Shuttle and Warp Sled decals These decals allow you to build the Vulcan Shuttle as if it were from Starbase One as found in the Jackill's "Starfleet Reference manual #3". Contains some of the decals found in their Vulcan Shuttle decals (JTG-007) plus a lot of new ones. Cost is $10.00 USD (~$ 11.98 CAN/€ 7.71 EUR )
  • JTG-S18 - TOS Romulan Bird Of Prey For Starcrafts' 1000 scale TOS Romulan BOP. Now you can choose a different color for you bird. Available in Lt. Blue, Lt. Green, Red and Purple (And for an additional fee, a custom color may be ordered). Cost is $8.00 USD (~$ 9.58 CAN/€ 6.16 EUR )
  • JTG-S19-A - 1400 scale Oberth Class Eight additional names for Starcrafts' 1/1400 Oberth Class. (Bonestell, Cochrane, Copernicus, Pegasus, Raman, Tsiolkovski, Vico or Yosemite). This one sheet may be used in conjunction with the kit's decals to create all 9 ships. (using the kit's USS Grissom as one of the names). This sheet also features several different pennant styles so you can make your Oberth a Movie, TNG, or DS9/Voyager era starship. Cost is $10.00 USD (~$ 11.98 CAN/€ 7.71 EUR )
  • JTG-S19-B - 1400 scale Jester Class Ten additional names for Starcrafts' Asmodeus-class. (Jester, Cox, Dykstra, Estes, Loveless, Pharis, Rocha, Tinker, Vasques or York). This one sheet can actually be used in conjunction with the kits decals to create all 11 ships. (using the kit's USS Asmodeus as one of the names). This sheet also features several different pennant styles so you can make your Jester Class a Movie, TNG, or DS9/Voyager era starship. Cost: $10.00 USD (~$ 11.98 CAN/€ 7.71 EUR )

    For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (11/05)



  • LITTLE SHIP WITH BIG PUNCH

    Now available from VA Miniatures is a 1/2500 scale Romulan Bird of Prey from Enterprise. Four parts comprise the model: hull, two nacelles (available in tinted green or opaque white resin), and impulse piece. Window Decals are by JT Graphics.

    Price is $22.00 USD (~$ 27.69 CAN/€ 17.58 EUR ) (add $4 for the transparent green engine nacelle version) plus shipping. For more information, or to order, please contact VA Miniatures via eMail. Look for a forthcoming kit review on this site. (10/19)



    EXPRESS ELEVATOR TO HELL

    NorthTrek Creations is proud to announce the release of their ShuttleBay Three accessory kit for the 1/420th AMT USS Defiant. This add on kit consists of seven parts including one each Type 18 and Type 20 shuttles, two pages of color instructions, and decals by JTGraphics.

    Price is $30.00 USD (~$ 38.96 CAN/€ 24.63 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please please eMail northtrek@warp.nfld.net. (09/16)


    THERE ARE FOUR LIGHTS!

    VoodooFX has just released a new Nacelle Lighting Kit for the 18"AMT Enterprise kit. It replicates the "twirling" light effect in the bussard scoops and comes with 2 units, 9 Volt Snap and On /Off slide switch and full, detailed instructions. Also in the works is a kit for the 22" (cutaway) AMT Enterprise.

    Price is $49.95 USD (~$ 64.42 CAN/€ 40.98 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit the Voodo FX website. (09/04)



    STILL MORE FROM JTGRAPHICS

    JTGraphics has just released the following new decal sheets:
  • JTG-022-A - TAS Romulan D7 Decals Now you can model the Romulan D7 from Star Trek: The Animated Series! These decals are similar (but not the same) as those found with the Polar Lights Klingon Battle cruiser, BUT scaled to fit the older AMT/Ertl 650 Scale Klingon battle cruiser. Cost is $7.00 USD (~$ 9.32 CAN/€ 5.76 EUR )
  • JTG-023 - Ferengi Decals This little sheet contains the Ferengi symbol for those who have (or have been able to obtain) a Macro Trek 1400 scale Ferengi marauder. Cost is $4.00 USD (~$ 5.32 CAN/€ 3.29 EUR )
  • JTG-024 - 1600 Scale Space Ship Set Decals Finally a COMPLETE set of decals for that old AMT/Ertl TOS 3 piece snap kit. This sheet contains markings and windows for you to create any one of the 12 Constitution Class Starships; Romulan BOP with topside decals and a few extra windows; Klingon D7 markings with windows, Romulan TNG D7 Markings; Romulan TAS (The Animated Series) D7 markings; and as a Special Bonus, John Payne's Romulan Bird Of Payne markings. Cost is $20.00 USD (~$ 26.63 CAN/€ 16.46 EUR )
  • JTG-A12 - Endurance Class Name Decals This sheet contains optional names and markings for the Alliance USS Endurance conversion. Names available are: USS Melkotia, USS Oberon, and USS Vigilant. This decal is also available as a Custom allowing you to name the ship whatever you like. (Don't forget to pick up a JTG-G10 Miranda Class Details sheet in order to make your ship a masterpiece). Cost is $6.00 USD (~$ 7.99 CAN/€ 4.93 EUR )
  • JTG-A18 - Belknap Class Name Decals This sheet contains optional names and markings for the Alliance USS Belknap conversion. Names available are: USS Bradley, USS Haversham, and USS Raan (with Deneubian Script). This decal is also available as a Custom allowing you to name the ship what ever you like. (Look for JTG-G13 Belknap Details coming soon!). Cost is $6.00 USD (~$ 7.99 CAN/€ 4.93 EUR )
  • JTG-A18-A - Ascension Class Name Decals This sheet contains optional names and markings for the Alliance USS Belknap conversion. Names available are: USS Ascension, USS Minsk, and USS Sussex. This decal is also available as a Custom allowing you to name the ship what ever you like. (Look for JTG-G13 Belknap Details coming soon!). Cost is $6.00 USD (~$ 7.99 CAN/€ 4.93 EUR )
  • JTG-M15 - Shanks Class Decals Additional decals and names available for your 1/2500 scale VA Miniatures Shanks Class Light Cruiser. This sheet contains windows, sensor bands and other detail. It also includes the names: USS Shanks, USS Badlands, USS Dakota, USS Fleming, and USS Reigle. Cost is $10.00 USD (~$ 13.31 CAN/€ 8.23 EUR )
  • JTG-F03 - V.I.N.cent Decals Now there is a V.I.N.cent replacement decal sheet available for one of your favorite Black Hole Model kits. Cost is $8.00 USD (~$ 10.66 CAN/€ 6.59 EUR )

    For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (07/26)


  • [Impulse deck set]

    ^ Impulse deck

    Image: Refit windows (grey resin)

    YES, THEY DO WINDOWS

    Don's Light & Magick are happy to announce the availability of new correction parts for the ERTL Refit Enterprise/Enterprise-A kit. Mastered by Carlos "Arthur Pendragon" Zangrando, these include:

    REFIT IMPULSE DECK - a corrected Impulse Engine casting that replaces the inaccurate kit details of the AMT ERTL kit. There is a choice of a water clear casting intended for lighting and a gray opaque casting intended for non lighing. The Engine Deck includes a small decal sheet featuring a choice of markings of the engine grills and the small panel markings located aft. Also included are installation instructions and cutting templates to remove material from the kit's plastic details.

    Price for the gray (opaque) set is $10.00 USD (~$ 13.23 CAN/€ 8.07 EUR ) ppd. The clear set is $15.00 USD (~$ 19.84 CAN/€ 12.11 EUR ) ppd.

    SAUCER WINDOWS - new ports and windows for the Primary Hull of the AMT/ERTL Refit Enterprise kit. These replace the misaligned and inaccurate ERTL kit parts. They drop in just like the kit-provided parts (6 copies per set). Also included are the Recreation deck windows (2- Starboard and Port) located aft of the Primary Hull. Some cutting and removing of the kit plastic is required in these areas. These are also available in grey, opaque resin or water clear resin for lighting.

    Price for the gray (opaque) set is $15.00 USD (~$ 19.84 CAN/€ 12.11 EUR ) ppd. The clear set is $25.00 USD (~$ 33.06 CAN/€ 20.19 EUR ) ppd.

    DLM is also offering a special to those who have previously purchased their Refit correction parts. For more information, or to order, please visit the DLM website. (07/14)


    [All your base ...you know]

    Image: Ent-B decals in use

    NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

    Zodiac Miniatures have sent in news of the first (of many, hopefully) new products:

  • New resin base for Polar Lights 1/350 Enterprise NX-01, made of solid white resin. This one piece casting (unpainted) is 10½" (27 cm) from stem to stern and uses the clear rods that come with the kit. It is priced at $20.00 USD (~$ 26.40 CAN/€ 16.17 EUR ) plus shipping ($6.50 via Priority Mail in the US ).
  • Complete decals for ERTL Enterprise-B. This set of decals will cover the "entire" ship with the aztec and mottled pattern. Five full Alps-printed sheets of waterslide decals, 1 placement guide, and 1 instruction sheet make up the packet. The price will be $45.00 USD (~$ 59.41 CAN/€ 36.38 EUR ) plus shipping ($4.00 via Priority Mail in the US).

    For more information, or to order, please visit the Zodiac Miniatures website. (07/07)



  • THE REST OF THE FLEET

    In July of 2004, Bandai is planning to release a 1/850 scale USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A. The most notable differences between this and the original boxing (USS Enterprise NCC-1701) are that the navigational deflector is now clear blue, the paint scheme is revised, and decals are now provided for every known constitution class ship (whether it was refitted or not.) The ships included are: Intrepid, Constellation, Republic, Yorktown, Defiant, Lexington, Constitution, Hood, Excalibur, Exeter, Potemkin, Farragut, and Eagle.

    Price is ¥6800 JPY (~$62.25 USD/ $84.68 CAN/€ 51.43 EUR ). For more information, or to pre-order, please visit the HobbyLink website. (06/04)


    [At last]

    BACK IN PRINT, AT LAST!

    Paul M. Newett's Starfleet Assembly Manuals have long been considered the holy grail of starship modeling. They've also been long out of print. Now, Paul has collected all three into one volume, and added new material. The books offer in-depth discussions of basic model building, battle damage and lighting using AMT Star Trek® ship kits as examples. The new edition spans 224 pages and includes an extensive analysis of the original series Enterprise's true color as a bonus.

    Price is $11.95 USD (~$ 16.13 CAN/€ 9.72 EUR ) plus postage. A deluxe edition, signed by the author and including exclusive Klingon decals, is $19.95 USD (~$ 26.94 CAN/€ 16.23 EUR ) plus postage. For more information, or to order, please visit the CultTVMan Hobby Shop. (06/04)



    A VERY COMPLETE SHEET

    Just released are a comprehensive set of decals fro the ERTL Refit Enterprise/Enterprise-A kit. The package consists of 4 pages of markings, including all registry, detailing, panelling, windows, and engineering hull grids. Panelling available in blue or green tint (please specify color and ship - 1701 or 1701-A - when you order). Also included is a 5-page full color placement guide and Aztec saucer pattern.

    Price is $45.00 USD (~$ 61.88 CAN/€ 37.47 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please eMail hal_at_halbierman.com. (05/19)


    *[Rommelmans!]

    ^ TAS-style Romulan D-7 variants

    DRESS UP THOSE D-7s

    J-Bot Decals have released a number of new science fiction decals for popular subjects. Among these are four different Romulan D-7 designs (one 'canon' from TAS, the rest inspired by this design). Decals are available for several different models, including the old ERTL 3-ship set D-7 (1/1600), ERTL TOS 'Klingon Battle Cruiser' (1/635) and Polar Lights' Klingon D-7 Battlecruiser(1/1000).

    Also new are 'Rebel Droids & Helmets' which provide markings for 6 different droid X-Wing "backseaters".

    All JBOT decals are ALPS-printed waterslide transfers. Price varies according to the scheme and scale selected. For more information, or to order, please visit the J-BOT Decals' website. (05/05)


    [For reliant]

    Image: USS Ranger decals

    STILL MORE FROM JTGRAPHICS

    JTGraphics has just released some new decals for the Alliance Saratoga Conversion (available from Federation Models):
  • JTG-A08 - Saratoga Class Names contains 3 NEW names for your Saratoga conversion kit: USS Hornet, Langley and Ranger. You get just the names, numbers and pennants with this one. This decal sheet will be available for customization in June 2004. Price is $6.00 USD (~$ 7.85 CAN/€ 4.95 EUR ).
  • JTG-G10 - Miranda Class Details is specifically designed for those ERTL Miranda Class (Reliant) conversion kits. This one sheet covers everything except the names and registry of your ship. It includes the red saucer stripes, sensor bands and phaser banks. Plus you get decals for either the stock kit Impulse Engines and RC Thrusters as well as those some decals designed to fit the Saucer Height Correction Kit available only at Federation Models. Price is $15.00 USD (~$ 19.92 CAN/€ 11.82 EUR ).
  • For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (04/06)


    [Slipcover]

    Image: Romulan decals

    MORE FROM JTGRAPHICS

  • JTG-R02 - Ravenstar Romulan Decals. Now you can identify those Romulan vessels by Ravenstar Studios with the appropriate markings. A variety of sizes and names in a Romulan text style. One sheet can do a few kits. Price is $7.00 USD (~$ 9.16 CAN/€ 5.78 EUR ).

    JTRESIN - (NEW addition to the JT Family)

  • JTR-001 - Alternate Bridge & B/C Deck. Longing for that nostalgic look for your Polar Lights TOS Enterprise? Want to create an accurate Constellation from the 'Doomsday' episode? Want those conversion kits could look more like the Technical Manual they were inspired by or do you just want something different? This resin piece sits directly over the kits b/c deck - no modification necessary! OR you can remove the bridge from this piece and use one of the clear bridges from the Polar Lights kit. That's 3 options from one part. Price is $6.00 USD (~$ 7.85 CAN/€ 4.95 EUR ).

    For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (04/06)


  • SMALL SABRE

    Odyssey Slipways have announced their latest 1/2500 scale model: a Federation Sabre-class starship. The USS Sabre consists of 5 pieces (Main Hull, 2 Main Engines, 2 Engine Parts) plus Basic Assembly / Paint Color Diagram. Assembled, it's 2 25/64" - 70 mm long. Price is $26.50 USD (~$34.78 CAN/€ 22.05 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit the Odyssey Slipways website. (04/05)


    [M12 Abbe]

    LITTLE SHIPS, BIG DECALS

    JTGraphics has just released:
    • JTG-M12 - 2500 scale Abbe Class For your 1/2500 scale Abbe from VA Miniatures. Now you can name your ship something other than Abbe! This sheet contains 5 names and numbers: Crusader, Maddox, Paxton, Quaid and Stallings, plus a ton of other features including B/C deck stripes, inboard/outboard nacelle grills, windows and more.
    • JTG-M13 - 2500 scale Jenghiz Class For your 1/2500 scale Jenghiz from VA Miniatures. This sheet contains 5 names and numbers: Alexander, Hannibal, Saladin, Sargon and Xerxes. Plus a ton of other features including B/C deck stripes, inboard/outboard nacelle grills, windows and more. There is also a special pennant/docking port decal for the torpedo launcher.
    • JTG-M14 - 2500 scale Federation Class Dreadnought for your 1/2500 scale Dreadnought from VA Miniatures (or kitbash your own!). This sheet contains 5 names and numbers: Alliance, Confederation, Dominion, Federation and Star Empire. Also a ton of other features including B/C deck stripes, inboard/outboard nacelle grills, windows and more.

    Price is each $10.00 USD (~$ 13.10 CAN/€ 8.12 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (03/31)


    NEW ALLIANCE SHUTTLE KIT

    [Replicated to order]

    Alliance's latest effort is a 1/72 scale Type 6 Shuttle The kit is comprised of 3 resin pieces, is easy to assemble and is over 3"/76.2 mm long when completed. Painting instructions and ALPS-printed decals for Voyager's Shuttle 05, Sacajawa, are also included.

    Price is$30.00 USD (~$38.69 CAN/ € 23.69 EUR). For more information, or to order, please visit the Federation Models website. You can see an in-box preview of the kit here. (02/09)


    [Happy, Cojo?]

    MORE 2500th SCALE DECAL GOODNESS

    JTGraphics wants you 2500 scale guys out there to know that you no longer have to name you Galaxy-Class kits Enterprise! This sheet contains 21 canon names and numbers for 2500 scale Galaxy and Nebula class starships. These will go great with the VA Miniatures conversions of the 1701, A and D 3 piece Ertl kits. Also great for kitbashing!

    Price is $15.00 USD (~$ 19.92 CAN/€ 11.82 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please eMail JTGraphics or visit the Federation Models website. (02/09)



    FIX THAT DEFIANT

    NorthTrek Creations is proud to announce that the Acurate Bridge Cap is now available for ordering. Price is $8.00 USD (~$ 10.70 CAN/€ 6.43 EUR ). The first run is limited to 30 kits, so don't delay. Coming soon are Shuttle Bay 3 and Type 18 and 20 Suttlepods in scale with the ERTL Defiant, plus a line of 1/35 scale Colonial Marines weapons. For more information, or to order, please eMail northtrek@warp.nfld.net. (02/02)


    Star Wars


    DROID LIGHTING KIT

    VooDooFX have released a new lighting kit for the 1/6 R2-D2 kit (No.1912 (MPC) or no.1934 (AMT)). The set includes a Pro 4 Driver Board, hook-up wire, shrink tubing, 9 Volt battery hook up, On/Off switche and full instructions (there's also an available customer support line for help). It features a red 'Eye' light (front and rear), blue side sensor and yellow 'hologram projector'.

    Price is $29.95 USD (~$34.95 CAN/€ 25.23 EUR ), plus shipping. For more information, or to order, please visit the Voodo FX website. (12/23)



    SUPER SOLUTION

    Just released by Scale Solutions is a Super Star Destroyer. The one-piece resin SSDEC kit is 300mm/11¾" long. Price is $75.00 (~$56.93 USD/$67.14 CAN/€ 46.74 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit the Scale Solutions website. (10/06)


    [Zoom zoom]

    LIGHT A LITTLE X-WING

    New from VooDooFX is a 'plug-n-play- lighting set for AMT/ ERTL X-Wing or the Fine Molds X-Wing kits. The lighting set features rear engine lights, cockpit lights and R-2 lights. It includes Pro 6 Driver Board, Hook-Up Wire, Shrink Tubing, 9 Volt Battery Hook Up, On/Off Switch, Full Instructions and access to their Customer Support Line.

    Price is $59.95 USD (~$ 48.81 CAN/€ 70.80 EUR ), plus shipping. For more information, or to order, please visit the Voodo FX website. (09/14)



    PLUG-N-PLAY FALCON

    New from VooDooFX is a 'plug-n-play- lighting set for the Millenium Falcon (MPC/ERTL or Fine Molds). The kit includes Pro Twin Controller Board (RTR), Pre Wired Leds (RTR), 9 Volt Battery Hook Up, 2 On/Off Switches, plus full instructions (help is also available via their Customer Support line). This 99% Plug & Play/ Ready to Run (RTR) kit features Rear engine lights (blue or white), front head lights, cockpit lights with fiber optics, and gangway / landing ramp lights.

    Price is $89.95 USD (~$ 107.91 CAN/€ 72.73 EUR ), with free shipping in the USA. For more information, or to order, please visit the Voodo FX website. (08/05)



    TURBO TOWER

    Triliance is proud to announce the availability of a new Star Wars kit: Death Star turbolaser tower. The kit contains 4 parts: the main tower and head are resin, with gun barrels in resin or pewter (depending on production run). Assembled, the tower is approximately 3½"/ 90 mm.

    Price is € 16.50 EUR (~$21.19 USD/ 25.89 CAN) plus postage (€ 5 to the USA and Canada, € 3.50 to Europe for 1 kit by airlmail). For more information, or to order, please visit the Triliance Models website. (04/04)



    STAR WARS IN DETAIL

    New from DK Publishing, Inside the Worlds of Star Wars is the complete guide to the locations from the Star Wars® classic trilogy. The 47-page, hardcover book is illustrated with 20 full-color, fantastically intricate cross-sections, and features an array of spot artworks, 3-D plans, more than 60 crystal-clear photographs, and detailed orthographic keys to create an extraordinary visual experience.

    List price is $19.99 USD (~$ 26.05 CAN/€ 16.21 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit Amazon.com or your local bookseller. (08/18)



    LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

    VFX/VOODOO FX have released several lighting kits for popular models: Millenium Falcon Lighting Kit - for the AMT/Ertl 18" kit. Includes 1 cold cathode lamp, power inverter, 12-V wall transformer, building materials and full instructions. Price is $44.95 USD (~$ 59.44 CAN/€ 36.30 EUR ) plus shipping. TIE/Fighter Lighting Kit - for the AMT or Fine Molds 1/72 TIE Fighterkits. Includes fiber-optic cable, super bright red LED, On&Off slide switch, 9 Volt hook up connector, resistor and full instructions. Price is $24.95 USD (~$ 32.98 CAN/€ 20.15 EUR ) plus shipping. Nacelle Lighting Kit for the 18" AMT/Ertl (TOS) USS Enterprise kit. Includes adjustable speed control, On&Off switch, and 9 Volt hook up connector. Price is $44.95 USD (~$ 59.44 CAN/€ 36.30 EUR ) plus shipping.

    For more information, or to order, please visit the VoodooFX website. (07/14)


    [Turret innards]

    ^ Turret details

    Image: Gunwell interior and pilot

    Image: Seat

    Image: Deathstar panels

    GRAND ALLIANCE

    Phoxim, a new garage kit producer from Germany and part of Triliance, is proud to announce the beginning of a range of add-on and replacement parts for AMT / ERTL Star Wars models. The first kits are:
  • A 2-piece resin gunwell for the Millenium Falcon containing sidewalls and the backwall. Price is € 12,- EUR (~$14.84 USD/ $19.59 CAN) for one kit or € 22,- EUR (~$27.21 USD/ $35.92 CAN) for a set of two, plus shipping.
  • A 6 piece interior for the gunwell including pilot figure, targeting computer, seat, gun control stick and power supply wire. Price is € 7,- EUR (~$8.66 USD/ $11.43 CAN) per kit. plus shipping.
  • Death Star surface panels, based on original sketches. One set contains 20 resin pieces in three different sizes. Price for one set is € 20,- EUR (~$24.73 USD/ $32.66 CAN) plus shipping.

    For more information, or to order, please visit the Triliance website. (07/07)


  • [Worldcrusher]

    STAR DESTROYER

    The latest release from Scale Solutions is the Eclipse class star destroyer. This is a four piece resin model, approximately 215mm (~8½") long. Price is $60.00 AUD (~$43.38 USD/$ 57.29 CAN/€ 35.08 EUR ). For more information, or to order, please visit the Scale Solutions website. (07/07)


    RETURN OF THE DEATH STAR

    Scale Solutions is accepting pre-orders for their 24"-diameter Death Star kit. The resin model will be a half sphere, suitable for wall hanging, and comprised of over 100 parts. It may be pre-ordered now for $600 AUD (~$ 466 USD/ $619 CAN/€ 367 EUR ) with a deposit of $300 AUD (~$ 233 USD/ $309 CAN/€ 184 EUR ), but once in full production the kit will be priced at $950 AUD (~$ 738 USD/ $980 CAN/€ 581 EUR ) For more information, or to order, please visit the Scale Solutions website. (02/09 UPDATED 04/23)

    Image: Masters


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