Fake or Real Abominus?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Sy-Rein, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. Sy-Rein

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    Hey all,

    Maybe someone could throw out their opinions on this.

    I just bought this auction:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=002&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWN%3AIT&viewitem=&item=120142593536&rd=1&rd=1

    Supposedly G1 originals, but not entirely sure. Looks like rub stickers on Rippersnapper's head and Blot's head. Abominus' fists are hollow though, is that the way they were for the G1 release? I know it's hard to tell for sure with the pictures given.

    Anyway, just looking for opinions. Even if it is a fake, it's an original colour fake, so I think it'd be worth what I paid. I bought a carded original colour KO a couple months ago for a similar price.
     
  2. Tech Spec

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    Damn man wish I could tell ya, i'm still in the process of paying for my Giftset Abominus I won on the Bay.

    But you did get one heck of a deal :thumb 
     
  3. Scourge_151

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    For the price I don't think it matters much whether they're fake or not, it's a really good deal either way! Good eBaying man!
     
  4. Razorclaw

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    Anyway for that price, why ask if it's real or not?? Since he comes with all terrorcons, meaning he's not 2/5ths Computron, he should at least be the same quality like that other Abominus KO where some limbs have inverted colors, that is to say, he's quality should be almost like an original.
     
  5. Ktulu

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    If it's real that's a crazy price, especially considering it's almost totally complete
     
  6. Sector Seven

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    Oh yeah - that's real. Aside from some missing stickers and sun wear (on his chest plate) - that is an awesome deal! :) 
     
  7. ckhtiger

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    my abominus is a ko, that came with all of the pieces and figures, and had decent plastic quality. I never looked it up, but I guess the difference was that the colors of two of the limbs were swapped. check tfu.info, and that should help you out.
     
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    Regarding the KO Abominus, I will say that I have the set where the color of Rippersnapper and Sinnertwin are inverted. The quality is actually really poor on mine. The peg-holes for Abominus' arms are misshapen such that I can't make the giant robot.

    So if that's the KO then you probably paid too much :)  But I think you're safe.
     
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    Can't access the auction from work to comment properly, but I can confirm that Abominus' fists are indeed hollow on my 1987 released set.
     
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    I think it's real (no inverted colors + where else would he get tech specs from?)
     
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    really good deal. that should be real from just the pictures
     
  12. pmoverlord-1972

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    looks like mine realdeal
     
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    That's real. Hollow fists are legit. Get some Reprolabels with all that money you saved, good job!
     
  14. Sy-Rein

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    Yeah, thats what I was thinking. Get a set of repro-stickers and a new chest piece/sheild since it seems to be lacking the center white piece. But those are like $5-7 so cheap enough.

    I was a little concerned it might be a fake just because of the price and I DO have an original colour KO (no reversed colour legs or anything) but the plastic quality on it is bad.

    Anyway, thanks for the opinions guys. One more combiner to add to the group. :)  Now just have to find a Pirahnacon for a decent price.
     
  15. ActionMasterZod

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    Good luck finding them.

    That price is a amazing.
     
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    Real.
     
  17. Jarodimus

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    I'll echo the "real", too. I don't think the KO sets have the limb-bots weapons, either.

    Awesome price! :thumb 
     

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