How to tell the new KO Reissues apart from authentic toys.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by JunkersHVN, Mar 15, 2007.

  1. BenjaminXavier

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    That's retail price. Why would you think they're KOs? They're just leftover stock.
     
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    Thanks. I'm just wary of China based sellers on eBay. I only jumped back into collecting during CW, so I just wanted some reassurance.
     
  3. DoubleClouder

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    I thought a bunch of TR legends figs were KO'ed. Supposedly Seaspray has a KO
     
  4. BenjaminXavier

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    Not likely. They're still available (the originals are) super cheap. Why KO something to sell it at half price when the real one is already selling for that price?
     
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  6. BenjaminXavier

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  7. DoubleClouder

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    Except some of them people got MOSC
     
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  8. BenjaminXavier

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    Errors can still be carded. Or they can card the errored ones after hours to make them look like they were not errored. Literally 75% of the comments on that thread are people saying they are just errors/bad QC.

    Chinese KO makers have only every direct KO'd masterpeices right away. Some older toys get done in cheap up-sized versions and some 3rd party teams will take a current mold and make it better and put it out later. But there is no financial reason to KO the very expensive molds for a super cheap legends figure when they can just use the real molds and/or sell the defective ones.
     
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    Are there differences in the boxes for official and KO MP Inferno ?
     
  10. Whatthechuck3

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    So would these likely be overstock then or KOs?

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    I'm really trying to get the Insecticons...but if these are KOs, then I don't want to support that...Overstock/errors I can handle (on Legends, at least)
     
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    Wait, there's already a KO Inferno?
     
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    Inferno came out last summer and Grapple came out in the fall I believe. Just wondered if there were obvious box tell tales that would tip you off or if it's more difficult to identify
     
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    Can anyone tell me if the quality on the KO MP Ratchet is any good? Sorry if this is not the place to ask.
     
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    Has anyone KO'd the reissue of G1 Megatron in the book style box?
     
  15. BenjaminXavier

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    all of the G1 KOs are in G1 boxes
     
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    Does anyone know a way to tell the difference between the authentic and KO versions of Movie Advanced AD-12 Optimus Prime (Battle Blades Prime reissue from AoE)?
     
  17. netkid

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    Yes. I have both. I can post comparison pics of real vs ko.

    The KO sucks btw. Don't buy it. Save up for the real deal.
     
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    I think I already did lol.
     
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    Is there a KO Masterpiece Sunstreaker? I notice a lot of sellers from China at the moment. I got burned when KO Shockwave came out and I think I ended up getting a KO instead of the real thing.
     
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    Can anyone tell me how to tell an authentic TRU Masterpiece Soundwave from a KO? I recently got one of these, but it did not have any Toys R Us exclusive sticker on the front of the box. Also, is it common for anything to be shifting in the box if it has never been opened?
     

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