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Federation Commander: The Obsidian Cartel


Squadron Box #24: The Obsidian Cartel
Product #
4324
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$34.95 USD


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combat wombat writes:

these models as well as the whole line a low quality for the price.
CW


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian writes:

I was traumatized many years ago, when I attempted to paint a Star Fleet model, and my so-called friends laughed and said, "Look! It's the Circus Enterprise!"

So it was probably for the best that I sent this Squadron Box of starships down to Fernando Enterprises. The quality level asked for was Showcase, and the specific instructions were:

Paint to match package illustration.

And the package illustration is:

The Obsidian Cartel

Here are the results:

The Obsidian Cartel starships

The ships in this set are Orion Free Trader, Orion Slaver, Orion Heavy Battlecruiser, Commercial Platform, and Planetary Defense Monitor.

Orion Heavy Battlecruiser
Orion Slaver
Commercial Platform
Planetary Defense Monitor

The painter slipped up on this one - you can see some stray paint marks on the engine nacelles.

Orion Free Trader

My one mistake was forgetting to tell them not to base the models. (I was going to use different flight stands.)