G1 Shockwave KO, Did it Happen?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Pravus Prime, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Sorcerer

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    I had vaguely recalled a quality KO of G1 Shockwave from the same company that had been releasing the other quality KO's, right down to the boxes that had caused a major fan outrage due to the difficulty of telling originals from their new runs. Doing a search, I came across an article about it ( KO Shockwave coming soon? ) from back in January. Was this KO ever released?

    On a similar note, I had figured that Shockwave would be among the molds unreleasable by Takara due to rights, however with Omega Supreme, Sky Lynx, and what not, has the situation changed for Shockwave in getting an Encore?

    LOL, yeah, I find myself kind of wanting a nice minty G1 Shockwave, quality KO or encore, it doesn't really matter to me. I'm just not going to pay obscene prices for an original, or discount prices for a broken/questionable quality piece.
     
  2. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    yea I havnt seen any more pics than those so likely it hasnt been released yet same with the blue Bluestreak
     
  3. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    IIRC, Omega and Sky Lynx were made by ToyBox, which is now defunct.
    Shockwave however was licensed from a (Korean?) company called ToyCo.. Which second hand info suggested was actually still in operation.
     
  4. lars573

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    If by defunct you mean bought by Tomy then yes.
     
  5. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    DoubleClouder Autobot/Decepticon

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    ebay user doufaceb (who sells KOs) has a preorder for them
     
  7. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Sorcerer

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    Have you dealt with him before? Is he reliable?

    Looks like my timing isn't bad and it just came out/is coming out.
     
  8. Gadep

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    i got a KO metroplex from him before....always rapes on the shipping though...
     
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    his auction violates ebay terms so many different ways...i would not risk money with him on that auction...says it is a $1 with free shipping...then he tells you to email him before bidding...and that shipping is based on your location...yeah....fuck that noise....i bought from him about 2 years ago...but i would not get envolved with that auction that he has listed....too sketchy...
     
  10. joopsta

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    Damn, he has a KO Superion giftset as well. I'm really in for that! (as well as Shockwave). I'll mail my KO contact/seller in China about this right away.
    Edit: I've dealt with doufaceb and my boxes arrived crushed. And I know at least 2 guys who had the same exerience. So that seller is a no go for me.
     
  11. Alex5

    Alex5 No Broken

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    Can anyone remember the name of the (I think) China/Japan online store that sells the Zhong Jin KOs?

    I've got to get the WheelJack & Sunstreaker too before they're gone forever...

    That testshot Shockwave in the auction pic looks awesome too :D 
     
  12. joopsta

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    I got a reply from my KO contact.
    Superion giftset and Shockwave will be released by the end of may.
     
  13. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Sorcerer

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    Ah, thanks for the info, I'll just wait then.
     
  14. Gadep

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    just for shits and giggles..i contacted him for a shipping quote on shockwave:

    Dear acid_storm1972,

    This is a high qulity china ko reissue.
    Item is in factory sealed condition, brand new.
    To your Plcae is 90 including shipping


    like i said, he always rapes on the shipping....this does not specify EMS or airmail....knowing him it will probably be registered airmail...
     
  15. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    Well does he give discounts for multiple items shipped? As maybe its better to buy a few things off him if shipping is high....
     
  16. Gadep

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    like $5 to $7 per additional item..that is it...i got a quote for 2 ko metrotitans once and the shipping was $50 for one or $95 for two....
     
  17. Shelfwarmercon

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    I think it's ÌÔ±¦Íø - ÌÔ£¡ÎÒϲ»¶.
     
  18. novabeam10

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    do they ship internationally? all I can see for TF's are auctions?
     
  19. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

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    Way too expensive for a KO.
     
  20. novabeam10

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    If the prices are listed in US$ then yes but if its Japanese yen or China's...ummm...currency then its not too bad (unless shipping is horrid)
     

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