Is the KO G1 Grimlock worth the purchase?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Cornholiocon, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. Cornholiocon

    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    With rumors that the G1 Dinobot molds are lost, I figure about the only way to get a new G1 Grimlock without paying a fortune would be to get the KO version. I've heard that some of these have serious problems standing (Wheeljack and Swoop) but was wondering if any of you have bought the Grimlock and whether he's quality or not.
     
  2. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    I think that Seth Buzzard has one.
     
  3. blahduh

    blahduh Well-Known Member

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    You DON'T have to pay a fortune to get the vintage version. Complete Grimlock could be purchased with around $50 on ebay, cheaper if you buy in lots or get lucky in BIN.
    Unless you really want a fake box to go with it, I don't really see the point of getting the KO.
     
  4. Magnus' Mate

    Magnus' Mate Well-Known Member

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    Agree with this. Unless you're buying to keep "MISB" (and really, why would you with a KNOCK-OFF) it's probably cheaper to go out and get yourself a loose/complete ORIGINAL. Honestly, I don't understand why people automatically assume the KO must be cheaper. It often isn't!
     
  5. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    agreed! as I mentioned eariler, a real Grimlock can be had for under 50.
     
  6. enkidoamark

    enkidoamark Well-Known Member

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    What they said. I've got Grims on the shelf, in great shape (not complete, mind you) for about $22 shipped. You just have to be willing to wait for someone who doesn't make their auction very appealling or take a risk on one that doesn't have great pics. I'd love to have those KOs, but I'm not paying about twice as much for a KO as I do for Takara encores.
     
  7. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    and if you can't find a complete g1 grimlock for $50 then find an incomplete g2 *g1 colors* one... and buy some g1 parts... :lol 

    so in other words, NO :p 
     
  8. Cornholiocon

    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    Okay, makes sense.

    Thanks for all the info, friends.
     

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