crome convoy?

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  1. megatronkicksas

    megatronkicksas Well-Known Member

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  2. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I saw that at TF@TM yesterday; apparently it's a knockoff. A pretty awesome one, though.
     
  3. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    Anti-Hate Plague Convoy?
     
  4. megatronkicksas

    megatronkicksas Well-Known Member

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    Thats my kind of knockoff
     
  5. Optimus Prime

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    That's what I thought when I first saw it.

    According to TF@TM, there are quite a few of these. If I see one for a lower price, I might try and get one.
     
  6. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Same. That's nice.
     
  7. Alex5

    Alex5 No Broken

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    Looks just like a normal Prime that has been stripped, chromed, and rebuilt - don't see why it necessarily has to be KO? If you know a good chromer/vacuum metalizer, it's not the hardest thing in the world to have done, just a bit pricey, I've had it done locally on car parts in the past. Yes it does look good! Hope there are plenty so I can pick one up too :) 
     
  8. KING KONVOY

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    very very nice!
     
  9. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    long as he doesnt try and make them like the luckydraws.
     
  10. Alex5

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    $745 :0

    goes to find classics prime and a copy of the yellow pages
     
  11. magmatron

    magmatron Hyper Sentinel Force!

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    So, just how much does it cost to do it:drunk ?
     
  12. 0R10N P4X

    0R10N P4X Banned

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    Looks much better than those stupid gold LD figures. Silver is sexier.
     
  13. Orodruin

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    Damn good for a KO. Shiny....
     
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    0R10N P4X Banned

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    It's not a KO, it's a regular Classics Prime custom chrome-plated.
     
  15. Delphan Rane

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    And if we look at it like a "custom" is it worth the $700 price tag? I've seen a lot of customs go that high or even higher if they're really good.
     
  16. Powersa

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    gorgeous
     
  17. Orodruin

    Orodruin @deathformer TFW2005 Supporter

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    Eh, KO as in not a Lucky Draw.
     
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    its a custom yes, and well worth the price. I've seen really crappy customs go for this much, this thing looks amazing!!
     
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    Looks really cool
     
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    I have only had car engine parts done myself, being large single pieces I don't think they compare, but the total chrome coverage would've exceeded that on the figure and cost me >£50. However that was much simpler surface, and whether that affects things IDK.

    Check this 10-second google link - goldrush plating

    I think you'd be looking at maybe £200-250? Leaves a nice profit margin huh?

    EDIT bugger it I'm emailing them :O
     

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