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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2004, 02:36 PM »
I've been adding to my meager collection of Playmates figures steadily for the last month or two.

I found a guy selling his collection off for $5 a figure. All MOC. It's mostly TNG and DS9.
He doesn't have any ships or Classic era stuff (damn) but I'm happy enough to find what I have.

I opened a Geordi and Picard, and discovered a slimy substance on them. I washed it off them, but it looks like ten-year-old toys are starting to suffer now.

And, finally, does anyone know of a site like JD, RS, or GH for the Playmates stuff? I've searched Google and been to Playtrek, and it isn't going anywhere.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2004, 07:14 PM »
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I opened a Geordi and Picard, and discovered a slimy substance on them.

Better keep those two away from the others... never know what could happen. :o

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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2004, 10:50 PM »
See, if the Enterprise crews would shower more often, maybe crazy **** like that wouldn't happen so often. :-*
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Star Trek: The ANIMATED Series figures?
« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2004, 10:48 AM »
Anyone interested in toys based on Star Trek: The ANIMATED Series? Check out this thread over at Art Asylum.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2004, 04:02 PM »
The Animated series was before my time, but since it'll likely be on DVD this year or next, why not? More and different is better.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2004, 04:14 PM »
How about a 3-3/4" Trek Line in general....I think I would pick up a set of Original and TNG Crew Members (even Wes)...I've said it before somewhere but Trek was a big part of my young life until it got stupid (not sure when that was exactly...1994 seems to stick out).  Luckily for me, SW reemerged at the right time and I haven't really ever looked back

Its sad to see 3-3/4" being ignored for McFarlanesque stuff in the last few years...there are a ton of franshises that would be great in this scale.  Since vehicles and playsets seem to be all but dead I see 3-3/4" dying with SW

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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #21 on: December 26, 2004, 11:46 PM »
These totally blindsided me:
Johnny Lightning Star Trek ships.

As soon as I heard they were out (today) I went to TRU. Lo and behold, I find the pegs, with no product on them.

So either they haven't received them or they sold out, which is very good news for anything concerning Star Trek.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #22 on: December 27, 2004, 12:26 AM »
I told my brother about those Johnny Lightning Star Trek ships (he's a big time Trekkie/Trekker), he got a set off eBay. If you ever find a complete set, can you pick them up for me. Love to have those in my collection.  8)

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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2004, 01:13 AM »
Sure, I'll keep my eyes open for 'em.

Apparently, Johnny Lightning has chases that are painted with a pearlescent white. I doubt I'd buy those or even tell if they were different from the regular release. I saw pics of the chases next to the regular version, and to me the difference is negligible.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #24 on: December 27, 2004, 01:19 AM »
Hokay, dumb question time (must be if I'm in here):

These are die-cast I presume and Johnny Lightning is a pretty small scale, at least from what I recall.  Are these in classic die-cast scale, a bit larger or a lot larger?   I don't mind mixing in a little bit of other sci-fi, so this could go well with my Eagle, depending on scale.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2004, 01:33 AM »
Yes, they are die cast.

JOHNNY LIGHTNING LEGENDS OF STAR TREK SET OF 6 PCS

They would be aprox 2 1/2 to 3 inches. Very nice detail.  8)

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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #26 on: December 27, 2004, 01:46 AM »
Actually, the ships are plastic. The stands are metal.

I think the argument is that they're considered die cast since they were in a mold, which I guess is the exact same thing as a die.
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #27 on: December 27, 2004, 01:59 AM »
I guess there a mixture of metal & plastic. I have the Supercar carded & the mail away Supercar. Yeah, I have the Lost In Space vehicles & they are plastic from the looks of it. Thats what I get for being a carded collector!   ;D

I would say you are right HMI as they do fall in that category.

Any chance of picking up a set of ST?  :)
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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #28 on: January 4, 2005, 09:10 PM »
I found the 1701 and the Klingon Cruiser at Suncoast, but I passed. I think I'd rather get the whole set in one fell swoop.

Like, from this place.

Wave 2 of these things will be repaints, almost entirely. Which sucks.

Enterprise A- only new mold
Battle Damaged Reliant
Battle Damaged TOS Enterprise
Klingon D-7 cloaked
NX-01 with polarized hull plating

Eh. It might be interesting, but I'm waiting for an Enterprise E and Voyager. A Romulan Warbird would really kick some ass too.


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Re: Star Trek
« Reply #29 on: January 4, 2005, 11:37 PM »
Why did that site call the D7 a Klingon Cardassian ship?