Trek has bee an inspirational and leading icon of the Science
Fiction genre for decades. Starting in the late 1960's,
and through 2014 with recent movies, it's created countless
characters, aliens, and new worlds to billions of fans
worldwide. Kirk, Spock, Uhura, McCoy, Sulu, Chekov, all
became household names.
course, the ships of the various series take front and center
with a multitude of model kits. AMT has been making Star
Trek models since the 1960s. Indeed, their 18 inch USS Enterprise
kit was on a continuous production run for decades, as one
the longest runs for a model kit of all time.
Dozens of kits have been produced by AMT, as well as Polar
Lights, both from Round2. Just about every year recently
a new Star Trek model kit comes out. Even Revell came out
with a newer version of the Enterprise, as well as the classic
TOS Enterprise, and even a Klingon D7 to go with it.
You would be hard pressed to find a Scifi fan who hasn't
built at least one Star Trek model kit, and at least one
You can't go wrong with a Star Trek model today, as the
older molds have been fixed up and revised for the better
by Round 2. The new Polar Lights kit are good kits, and
the 1/350 USS Enterprise it the best Star Trek kit ever
Will there be more in the future? We hope so. Maybe a large
Galileo II Shuttle, or even a 1:350 Klingon D7 to go with
the USS Enterprise would be awesome.