Fake Prototype?

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by AutoCon2076, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    eBay item #220229302359

    The seller claims it is a G1 Swoop prototype. Looks like someone spray-painted flat grey over a G1 Swoop - note the fade on the red parts. Also Im not used to prototypes being dated. Oh, and the accessories look production - not prototype. Lastly if memory serves, if it's a pre-G1 piece then it should have the sharp Diaclone beak and not the eye-safe bulge. What are yall thoughts on this?

    ~Z
     
  2. TheSpacebridge

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    Fake-a-rooni
     
  3. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    while his other TF may be prototypes this one smells badly like a fake.
     
  4. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Autobot/Decepticon

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    Yah I emailed him asking why it had silver spray paint on it.
     
  5. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    The discription is wrong! it says "The photograph is a true toy to take." it should be "The photograph is a true toy to Fake." lol.......
     
  6. Obvious Prime

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    I think this guy did the same with an Ani. Grimlock.
     
  7. Petro-rabbit

    Petro-rabbit Why so serious?

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    Fake for sure. This guy just took a can of spray paint to tf toys. He did the same to the animated grimlock he's selling too.
     
  8. Rdfnd1253

    Rdfnd1253 Well-Known Member

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    Its a fake!! No doubt about it!

    not to change the subject but does anyone know whats a good website to look for TF prototypes?? Im looking for a few....thanks
     
  9. Red leader

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  10. shifty02

    shifty02 Greetings Programs

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    Why do all his "prototype" TF's look like their just spraypainted?

    I call shanagans!
     
  11. Feralstorm

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    I got a can of gray auto primer around somewhere. Maybe I can start my own prototype business. :) 
     
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    :lol 
     
  14. y2jversion1

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    I think it's a combo of using some sort of paint thinner to remove existing paint apps and then going over them with the gray. I think that's why even the coloured parts look messed up.
     
  15. Roddimus Prime

    Roddimus Prime Destined For Greatness

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    why is it that in the first question he speaks reasonably fine but the second question where the guy says something bout another item purchased from him and then he says he no good english.
     
  16. DoubleClouder

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    He ended the auction early and relisted it. Now it says the toy was NOT spray painted. Yah right. I own a few G1 protos and not a single one has "NOT FOR SALE" embossed on it
     
  17. CdnShockwave

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    My bullshit meter is right off the scale!
     

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