BEWARE Fortress Maximus w/ Box

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  1. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    OK so I contacted this guy about his auction as the Spike is definitely too dark to be original. I thought maybe he did not know he was selling a reproduction. He states it is the lighting and it is original. He sends me another pic and in the pic aside from the obvious color differences is a custom spike!!! In any case, I contacted him again stating that it is a reproduction. He has not responded yet. I am not discrediting him at this point because some people just do not know. I would like our community to be aware if they are in the market for such an item and do not want a reproduction. Once again, not looking to slam anyone just making sure the word gets out.

    Here is the auction
    Transformers Fortress Maximus G1 with Box and Foam Rare - eBay (item 160540533960 end time Mar-03-11 22:15:11 PST)
    Here is the link to extra pic with clearly shows the darker color
    http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i322/ewokfan/IMG_3094.jpg
     
  2. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    He sent you that pic with that crappy fake headmaster in it as well? He obviously dabbles in fakes if he has that. I doubt he doesn't know it's a fake.
     
  3. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    Well I am not one to jump to conclusions but.....he also did not post my question in the auction.
     
  4. Foster

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    I'd like to get one of the Cerebros comic/cartoon heads. Is there a good one out there?
     
  5. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    That is the one made by Hal if I am not mistaken. I purchased one a while ago when he first made them. They were about $10-15 ea if I remember. I think ZapDragon may have some extras....
     
  6. MegaMoonMan

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    I think the Hal made one is the only one out there. I've not heard one good thing about it - surprise surprise.
     
  7. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    I got mine from him thru an ebay auction. I had absolutely no problems. MegaMoonMan I understand what you are talking about. I guess since it was thru ebay and not his site it went smooth. As for the quality, low grade, put together with small screws and rubber grommets like his Arcee was. For the price I paid I cannot complain but I would not spend a lot of money on them. I am sure there are enough talented people in the Radicons to make one way better IMO.
     
  8. CURAMEN

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    Not only is the Spike Headmaster a KO or Reproduction, but the gun for Cog is a Reproduction as well.

    If you look at the pic, Cog's gun should be the same gray on Cog but the color is brighter... That's a definite Reproduction!
     
  9. megamus

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    Good eye, didn't catch that.
     
  10. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

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    He's apparently lowered the price, saying that someone had contacted informing him that Spike might be a K.O.
     
  11. godbomber

    godbomber Henkei != Hentai

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    But not Cog's gun.....
     
  12. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    Ph well I hope whoever bought it knows what they got. I also have to commend the seller for being upfront on his auction.
     
  13. DethPike

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    Huh. I thought the little Cerebros head looked kinda cool :) 
     

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