A thought on KOs

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  1. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    Has this ever been brought up...

    The higher end KO companies make some pretty good stuff but at a pretty penny. Has it ever occurred to anyone that maybe hasbro is actually behind these and that's why they never shut down? If they sold these things in stores they'd be less then half the cost of what places like igear sell them for and in the case of g1 issues they'd be 20 to 30 bucks cheaper. Leaves nice room for profit.

    Anyway, not making the accusation it was just a thought that popped into my head as I was on ebay and saw someone selling "Hasbro, not copy" toys from China and I see my remake keychain bumblebee that is "authentic made in original factory, not knock off" sitting in front of me which is obviously a knock off.
     
  2. mac&cheese

    mac&cheese Well-Known Member

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    Great thought, This would be so good, if that was true. Hasbro could be making the ko, and the fans dont even know it. Maybe you have something there. No wonder the quality is so good.
     
  3. VectorPrime404

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    I doubt it.
     
  4. Auto Morph

    Auto Morph Gimmick Bot

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    Don't kid yourself, Mac is behind the whole thing.
     
  5. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    Hasbro just doesn't care. If they take down one KO company, they have to take down all the others. There are just too many to deal with, and it'd be such a waste of money on legal stuff that Hasbro doesn't bother.
     
  6. Blitzwing256

    Blitzwing256 Triple changer

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    its more that they CAN'T touch them in china, if they were situated in the us they'd be squashed in an instant.
     
  7. Grandum

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    Knockoffs makes baby jesus cry
     

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