Space 1999 Eagle Transporter Forum


Go Back   Space 1999 Eagle Transporter Forum > Main Mission > The Hangar

Notices

SPONSORED BY
&

Reply Bookmark and Share
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 17-01-2017, 07:41 PM   #1
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default Sixteen/12 Studio Scale 44" Masterpiece Collection Signature Edition

Hello all,

Huge surprise when I did my bi-annual Sixteen 12 website curiosity visit. I know we have been led down this road before...but I am trying to remain optimistic.

http://www.sixteen12.com/index_2.html

Looks promising, considering ordering just 1...but which?

From their website:

"We're proud to announce that ITV has directly licensed Sixteen 12 Collectibles Ltd to produce 44inch Studio Replicas from SPACE: 1999. This is the first time ITV has licensed production of 44inch Replicas from this show to be made available to the broad public!"

Eagle 1-Double Signature Edition: RRP:2500.00 RELEASE DATE:November 2017
200 pieces Brian Johnson/Nick Tate-Captain Alan Carter

Rescue Eagle-Signature Edition: RRP:2500.00 RELEASE DATE:November 2017
100 pieces Nick Tate-Captain Alan Carter

Laboratory Eagle-Signature Edition: RRP:2850.00 RELEASE DATE: December 2017
100 pieces Catherine Schell-Maya

Eagle Freighter-Signature Edition: RRP:2500.00 RELEASE DATE:January 2018
50 pieces Prentis Hancock/Paul Morrow

Cargo Eagle: RRP:2500.00 RELEASE DATE: February 2018
50 pieces Zienia Merton/Sandra Benes

VIP Eagle-Very Special Limited Edition: RRP: 2500.00 RELEASE DATE: November 2017
20 pieces Brian Johnson

MK IX HAWK Price TBA
100 Pieces
Featured in the Season One Episode ‘War Games’, the MARK IX HAWK is brought to the SPACE: 1999 MASTERPIECE COLLECTION as a stunning 31-inch STUDIO SCALE REPLICA featuring:

-Authentic Studio Paint Scheme and detailing
-Large Studio Scale of 31 inches
-Correct window detailing as featured in episode 'War Games'
-Detailed Display Stand
-Brushed Aluminium display plaque featuring Unique MARK IX HAWK Edition Number

EAGLE TRANSPORTER - SPINE BOOSTER ROCKET SET Price TBA
200 pieces

Hope to hear opinions on this from the forum folks!

Last edited by cerealkiller; 17-01-2017 at 08:13 PM.
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 17-01-2017, 08:29 PM   #2
tazman2000
Travel Tube Technician
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 56
Default

It does look promising. 2017 markings all over.

TazMan2000
tazman2000 is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 17-01-2017, 08:50 PM   #3
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tazman2000 View Post
It does look promising. 2017 markings all over.

TazMan2000
$3,102 USD conversion today, 17 JAN 2017....but affordable considering other options.
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 17-01-2017, 11:27 PM   #4
Boldman
Eagle Pilot
 
Boldman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Berkshire, UK
Posts: 512
Default

Seeing will be believing.
Boldman is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 18-01-2017, 01:14 AM   #5
Tech_Designer
Travel Tube Technician
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 64
Default

Too big (and too expensive) for me. I'm really curious at the new 'Combat Eagle' Brian Johnson is coming up with.
Tech_Designer is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote

Old 19-01-2017, 12:21 AM   #6
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tech_Designer View Post
Too big (and too expensive) for me. I'm really curious at the new 'Combat Eagle' Brian Johnson is coming up with.
Thanks for pointing that out, my screen was zoomed in to far to see that last Eagle..corrected!
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 19-01-2017, 12:23 AM   #7
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default

HEAVY WEAPON COMBAT EAGLE

http://www.sixteen12.com/s1999_combat.html

The year is 1978.

Pre-production has begun in earnest on Season Three of the hugely successful television show, SPACE: 1999.

Barry Morse and Prentis Hancock are reprising their roles as Victor Bergman and Paul Morrow. Gerry Anderson is resuming full producer responsibilities and Christopher Penfold is putting the finishing touches to the new season blockbuster opener 'War Cry of Ancross'.

In the model shop at Bray Studios, to feature in the opening story, Chief Production Designer BRIAN JOHNSON is finalising the design and overseeing production of a NEW 44-inch Filming Miniature - the HEAVY WEAPONS COMBAT EAGLE.

THE BRIEF: Required to protect Moonbase Alpha from its most terrifying threat to date, and able to engage with the Ancross Warships, this NEW model is to be HEAVILY ARMED with specialised weaponry and COMBAT ENABLED. It should look 'aggressive' and 'war-like' with a distinctive new livery, yet be visually coherent and distinctly part of the established Eagle fleet...

The Year is 2017.

Chief Production Manager on SPACE: 1999, BRIAN JOHNSON, is designing the NEW HEAVY WEAPON COMBAT EAGLE.

In the distinctive and iconic style of the classic television show, we are proud and delighted to bring to the collector an ALL NEW EAGLE TRANSPORTER designed by the creator of the ORIGINAL EAGLE TRANSPORTER – BRIAN JOHNSON.

SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION of 50 ONLY WORLDWIDE

As (would have been) featured in Season Three, the HEAVY WEAPON COMBAT EAGLE is brought to the SPACE: 1999 MASTERPIECE COLLECTION as an ORIGINAL stunning 44-inch STUDIO SCALE REPLICA featuring:

Distinctive and Fully Detachable ARMOURED GUNNER POD
Fully working landing gear suspension
Hand-turned Aluminium Engine Bells, Beak Dishes and Attitude Thrusters
Authentic newly designed decals and livery
Brushed Aluminium display plaque featuring unique HEAVY WEAPON COMBAT EAGLE Edition Number and INDIVIDUALLY HAND SIGNED by EAGLE DESIGNER BRIAN JOHNSON
Deluxe print of Brian's drawings and designs of the NEW EAGLE and HAND SIGNED – 50 ONLY WORLDWIDE
RRP: TBA

RELEASE DATE: TBA
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 19-01-2017, 06:20 PM   #8
Ham Salad
Communications Officer
 
Ham Salad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,405
Default

Soooo Expensive!
Ham Salad is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 19-01-2017, 09:34 PM   #9
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ham Salad View Post
Soooo Expensive!
No question Ham....compared to the Rogue Studio 44" build, it's almost 1/3 the cost so not crazy IMO. Also, many choices on Eagles, which Rogue did not offer...but...seeing is believing since the first Sixteen 12 44" project was canned years back.
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 21-01-2017, 07:53 AM   #10
Ham Salad
Communications Officer
 
Ham Salad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,405
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cerealkiller View Post
No question Ham....compared to the Rogue Studio 44" build, it's almost 1/3 the cost so not crazy IMO. Also, many choices on Eagles, which Rogue did not offer...but...seeing is believing since the first Sixteen 12 44" project was canned years back.
Yes, it's very cool...but it's mass produced, it just shouldn't cost that much. I have screen used studio models that cost less!

I see why you think it might be vaporware: since they changed names, they're an enterprise without any product.

I just wish they would re issue the smaller ones...frankly, I think they would make more money that way. Besides, a 44" would be HUGE! My 23" is so big, it takes up pretty much a whole coffee table...a 44" would take up a dinner table. Hard to display and accommodate.

Last edited by Ham Salad; 21-01-2017 at 07:55 AM.
Ham Salad is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote

Old 23-02-2017, 07:02 PM   #11
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default

Has anyone pre ordered? I am so tempted...What scares me is the fellow who reportedly lost his money with FAB Gear USA pre ordering the from their last 44" project.
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 26-02-2017, 11:11 PM   #12
Jonathan E
Medical Technician
 
Jonathan E's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Manchester
Posts: 162
Default

Did anyone else recieve an email from them regarding the sale of of a one off puppet scale replica of Supercar (with Mike Mecury puppet)?
They only wanted 15,000 for it!!!!
Jonathan E is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2017, 10:53 AM   #13
hugescale
Alphan
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2
Default

I have placed a preorder and I am looking forward to the finished eagles. What I have seen so far is awesome and I am full of anticipating joy.
For me the price seems more than fair.

Hopefully they will offer some extras in the future, like side boosters or the glider.

In the meantime, the only thing I would like to have changed are the inserts in the main engine bells. I prefer the clean (in my opinion more realistic) look of the engine bells without those inserts. (According to my information, the inserts have been added during season one to make the eagle look more interesting from behind. So it would still be authentic.) Due to the bells being made of aluminum, it should be possible to remove them without damaging the bells.
What do you think? Which version do you prefer?

Michael
hugescale is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2017, 11:20 AM   #14
Mark42
Chief Eagle Pilot
 
Mark42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Nottingham, England
Posts: 1,204
Default

The kit-part inserts were not always there, as the model was converted to fire Freon gas in the second series they were taken out then. Personally I don't mind either way.

Oddly I think the bells on the third Eagle were not completely hollowed out, and had a plain blank facing halfway down inside - which I certainly wouldn't like to see.
__________________



....... S.I.G David Mark Sisson
Mark42 is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 13-03-2017, 11:05 AM   #15
LazyEagle
Computer Technician
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: London
Posts: 223
Default

Wondering what the framework will be made of. If pod is detachable then there's alot of stress on the spine given rear engine has aluminium bells- it weighs a ton. Needs to be brass. If it is brass then the price is reasonable. But will they get everything right or compromise here and there....
LazyEagle is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote

Old 16-03-2017, 09:47 AM   #16
Scifitodd
Forum Supporter
 
Scifitodd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Indiana
Posts: 380
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cerealkiller View Post
No question Ham....compared to the Rogue Studio 44" build, it's almost 1/3 the cost so not crazy IMO. Also, many choices on Eagles, which Rogue did not offer...but...seeing is believing since the first Sixteen 12 44" project was canned years back.
These will never compare to the Rogue Studio's 44" eagles, each one was hand made and Lee is very meticulous in his work. Mass produced will never stand up to his work. Lee also had the plans to do the different version eagles but he was hindered every step he took, the copyright holders made him show every little step and they had to get their cut of the money which was very substantial. Until you've built one of those beautiful eagles you can't say it was too expensive, ask the guys who have built their 44's, parts usually come to $3000.00.............
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 28711829771_4525cefbe3_o.jpg (114.9 KB, 55 views)
File Type: jpg 28757181436_ffbf8639ee_o.jpg (106.0 KB, 39 views)
File Type: jpg 28789189265_dff3d1e320_o.jpg (109.1 KB, 48 views)
File Type: jpg 28683836172_554dbdb200_o.jpg (189.2 KB, 46 views)
File Type: jpg 28504511300_53aecc0782_o.jpg (154.8 KB, 84 views)
__________________
Scifitodd
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Scifitodd is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2017, 08:06 AM   #17
Red5
Chef
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 24
Default

Anyone else receive the pre-order invoice yesterday?
Red5 is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 13-04-2017, 07:19 AM   #18
29390
Communications Officer
 
29390's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,340
Default

Yep...........
29390 is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 13-04-2017, 03:07 PM   #19
Captain Sci-Fi
Commander
 
Captain Sci-Fi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: South Glos, UK
Posts: 5,013
Default

I'd love one just for the collection but I wouldn't be able to display it so there really is no point. The other thing is I could buy a heck of a lot of Round 2 kits for the same price and a good amount of new workshop equipment to build them with.

I really enjoy the process of making stuff actually about the same as I enjoy seeing other people building stuff. There are a lot of clever people out there and I really enjoy learning new skills or improving what I can do already.
Captain Sci-Fi is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2017, 09:35 PM   #20
cerealkiller
Hydroponics Technician
 
cerealkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 48
Default

Nice new pictures of Eagle 1 including full paint up, base and plaque! I am impressed so far!
cerealkiller is off duty   Bookmark and Share Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
This site and contents are copyright Bernard Walsh 2010 all rights reserved, no reproduction of material in any form without written permission email: Bernie.walsh@mac.com