# One big boat. Our Serenity measures 19 x12 x7 , or 1:180 scale. display stand adds 4.5
# Incredible complexity.The kit used to build Serenity consists of more than 250 parts, including resin, brass, aluminum and laser-cut acrylic. Many of the parts are custom-cut by hand, just for your replica.
# Film-quality build. Some 30 different colors, including flat and metallic paint, are used in the ship s multilayer paint job.
# Spitting image.Weathering, wear and other painting effects are used to exactly mirror the movie version of ship.
# Superior components. Surfaces are crafted to simulate real-world materials – metal, ceramic, even the mirrored surfaces of the solar panels.
# No decals. All graphics on Serenity are painted on by hand, even Serenity s logo.
# SFX Edition.Serenity – The Big Damn Replica incorporates some 32 lighting effects, including static, flashing, strobe and chase lights.
# Signature Edition. Nathan Fillion, Captain Mal himself, will be signing the builder s plaque that comes with each Big Damn Replica.
# Wireless remote. The SFX Edition replica includes a wireless remote control to operate lights with a special button for activating hard burn.” Lighting system automatically shuts down after 15 minutes to help protect the both the lights and model.
# Cool display. Serenity’s display base/diorama looks like a landing pad straight out of The Verse. It comes with an acrylic cradle that shows Serenity in flight. Standard configuration features Inara s shuttle taking off while the other shuttle is docked in its bay. If you prefer a different configuration, please make note of it in the Special Requests field above* .
# Big Damn Heroes.Crew members can be seen on the bridge.
# Pro Prop Crate. Each Serenity is shipped in custom-cut foam and stored in a hand-built wooden apple crate, just like what the pros use to safeguard their props.
At $2,495, this is just a smidge outside of my budget, but good grief she’s a pretty ship, ain’t she?