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  1. 2 new series on the history channel, 4th April, Beginners guide to the cosmos, and an updated version of the Universe series
  2. Right ho, had a good think about it and have today sent my issue 3, etc back to them, as I really cannot justfy the near £400 this time around
  3. Final part arrived today, along with the first 3 sssues of the orbiter - there is also a replacement gear in the packaging with the Power supply which I assume is the moon/earth gear. Once I have sorted the shoe polish on the last of the 3 parts, I am off to build it.....
  4. for those who have blackened their orrery, have you done the 2 plates and the ring? I am struggling to get the polish into the ring and the plate that came with issue 7 (the one with all the lines, not the one with the date in roman numerals in the center
  5. which number is my account number for the eaglemoss stuff? is it the one beginning SY, or S (above my address on the grey bags the orbiter stuff comes in)
  6. went over to the "dark side" earlier, they are mentioning that with #52, we will be automatically getting a replacement gear for the earth/moon....anyone else heard about this?? http://forum.skyatnightmagazine.com/tm.asp?m=61909&mpage=32&key=
  7. hope they keep up with the quality of the mags as i suspect there will be a lot of repetition in the new one (Also, why does the earth look so cheap and plasticky on the issue 1 of the new model. it looks like its 2 halfs glued together, you can even see the seam on it)
  8. so how do you cancel then? just stop the DD? or do you need to tell the magazine company??
  9. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MOTORISED-SOLAR-SYSTEM-ORRERY-IN-SOLID-BRASS_W0QQitemZ220370619127QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Collectables_Scientific_MJ?hash=item220370619127&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1683|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318 £200 so far, thought there would be more than just 2 of them up for sale on fleabay so far.......
  10. For those who are looking at signing up for this, saves mixing it up with the solar system one..... http://www.build-model-orbiter.com/ Anyone doing this then?
  11. mine came too, just waiting a plug now......Typical though, we are away this weekend, so i cannot build it yet!
  12. so have you got your latest issues?(48-51)??
  13. just about to ask that myself! oh well looks like its late for us all then....i was going to give them till saturday, then shout at them on Monday......
  14. This is a post from the Open University astronomy site......sounds like we may all need to have a word with them next month..... Hi, I just spoke to them as I wasn't sure from the information on the website whether they were continuing the subscription for the new model as a matter of course or you had to actively subscribe. Turns out they are going to assume you want to continue and it will just carry on. This may be made clearer in the last two mailouts of the existing model but in case anyone doesn't want to continue I thought you might like to know.
  15. hmmm......and that will take year to get too?? theres [removed word] all to it! think ill give that 1 a miss What they should have done was that first, THEN said, oh look, you can now get the whole solar system.......
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