I noticed something about my Classics Prime. Please advise!

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  1. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    I noticed that his smokestacks/gun aren't silver, like others I have seen. Is mine a KO? What's up with this?
     

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  2. Wazzpinator

    Wazzpinator is playin ODST

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    Did you get him loose of ebay? Might just be another person's guns.

    In a worse case scenario, you can send it to me... for inspections....
    permananent inspections....
     
  3. SoundMaster

    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    Looks like you have the Ultra Magnus gun.
     
  4. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    The unpainted one is Magnus'.
     
  5. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    I noticed that too in the Let's see some Cool Stuff thread, but I just thought you switched it with Ultra Magnus or Nemesis. My OP as silver on it but UM and NP are solid black. You said you got him from someone else right? Was he MISB?
     
  6. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    Yeah, that gun could've come from Magnus or Nemesis, the figure itself doesnt look like a KO, it has all its proper colors. I assume it has the rub sign too?
     
  7. katch26

    katch26 Well-Known Member

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    Looks legit the ko doesn't seem to have the split window (at least painted). It looks like the np rifle or hasbro just got lazy
     
  8. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Heh. I read that you were looking for one.

    In fact, I got him from another user here. I mean, I can still paint the guns silver, that's not a problem. The problem is I got so excited to have my very own Classics Prime for the very first time, but now it's a buzzkill that it could be a KO.

    EDIT: Thanks for hte clarification that It is UM/Nemesis' gun. However, I can't find any rub sign! Where is it located if there would be one?

    EDIT2: I got it loose.
     
  9. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    ^right arm panel/kibble
     
  10. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Nope. Nothing on it. :(  Dang. I'll have to ask the seller what's up.
     
  11. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    Yeah, definitely find out what's the dilly-O.

    I just checked all three of my guys guns. I don't know if it helps, but look at the little piece of plastic that connects the two halves of the guns (at the bottom of the "hand guard"). Prime's is red, Magnus's is white, and Nemesis's is black.
     
  12. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Mine is red. o_O  Weird, since the gun itself is all black.
     
  13. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    sounds like they removed the paint from it to make it look more g1, nothing serious
     
  14. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    I just talked with the previous owner and he said that he got it from another guy loose. So it looks like this figure has had quite a list of previous owners.:rolleyes:  It kinda gives it a sort of charm, knowing that so many other people have enjoyed this figure. :) 

    As for the smokestacks, I might just repaint them silver again. :ev: 

    Thank you, everyone, for all your help!
     
  15. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

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    The KO's I've seen don't have that line bisecting the chest windows like the real deal has. Yours has that, and looks like he's got all the paint apps in all the right places.

    My guess is the rubsign fell off, and the paint was removed from the gun. But otherwise he matches up with mine, so I don't think you got a KO.
     
  16. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    I think a fair amount of people swapped them with UM's gun. My second one came that way, don't really care since it is going under the armor, and I had my other set swapped already since they were both in bot mode (although now prime has his back since one is displayed as a truck). Seen a few others listed in the BST with the gun swap.
     
  17. Cax6ton

    Cax6ton Insufferable Smartass

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    Yep - it was common for people to do when Magnus was commonly available - the silver matched Magnus better, the black looked more like Prime's G1 cannon, so it was win-win. Nobody even cared until Magnus became worth his weight in platinum. Since the center piece is red, it probably had an alcohol bath to remove the paint and had the rubsign removed to make the alt mode look cleaner.

    Still, a Classics Prime is a Classics Prime.
     
  18. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    It is possible that someone removed the rubsign intentionally - I did it to my own classics figures and I'm pretty sure I haven't done anything to my toys that another collector hasn't already done.
     
  19. QmTablit

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    Yeah, it's a legit figure, the guns were likely just swapped, and a previous owner may have just removed the rubsign as there are some folks who don't care for them.
     
  20. Max-prime

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    Could be a Pre-rub classic prime .... lol
     

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