Alternator Dead End custom or remake?

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by Darkhawk79, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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    spyderbytez ALTERNATOR FANATIC TFW2005 Supporter

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    That is a knockoff from "Metals Transform" whichalso has several alternators in the line. They are metal like binaltech also.. but to expensive for a knockoff IMHO.



    Edit: heres an image of them all i found on ebay:
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    I love how the one in the auction has Hound's pistol.
     
  4. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    They do indeed look nice, if I still collected Alts I'd be all over these things!
     
  5. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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    same here
     
  6. rocky_star117

    rocky_star117 Well-Known Member

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    All these KO BT come from China. It cost less than US$10.
     
  7. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Is there anyone in the US that has these for sale without me having to sell a liver for shipping?

    I e-mailed one of the ebay sellers who has them (Ken and Eva Shop) and they only compound shipping, not combine shipping. I've tried to haggle some but with no avail.

    I'd really like to get these, though. :( 
     
  8. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Yeah, me too. I think TFsource or BBTS has the Roadbots, but very few folks have the Metals Transform guys stateside.
     
  9. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I've not seen a single seller stateside for these guys. :cry 
     
  10. WhiteMocha

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    I bought the white jeep, and I have to say, while it is pretty good for a KO it really IS inferior to the original. The pieces don't line up very well, the paint application is sloppy, and some key joints (like the knees) are very loose. Also, the color variation between the painted and plastic parts is pretty dramatic... the painted die-cast parts are a nice snow-white, but the plastic pieces are much more yellowed.

    Other than that it's all right. The hands and head sculpt are good for a KO. One kinda funny thing is that the tires are still from the "Cybertronian Radials" mold, but for copyright reasons you can tell they scratched off the "C." So they are apparently now "Ybertronian Radials." Good old Ybertron, now there's a planet.

    Anyway, I'm just saying don't feel TOO bad about not being able to get them. They're not terrible, but they're definitely not as high-quality as real Binaltechs.
     
  11. Superquad7

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    Well, I have the same white jeep and I also have the yellow Lambor. With a KO, sub-quality issues are expected. These KO's are better than some of the KOs I've gotten of other TFs. I definately agree they're not BT quality, but I don't expect them to be. This is why I don't want to pay a BT price for them. I'd actually get them if the shipping wasn't so high (which makes them too expensive for me). I've even told the seller this, but they're just set on trying to make their money.
     

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