Japanese Kirk Headmaster...Real or High Quaility KO???

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  1. warriorpriest

    warriorpriest Priest of Primus

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    Figured it out. It is a KO, see below. :D 


    So a Friend is having do a custom for him that involves two headmasters and he sent me a Japanese Kirk. Now looking at it I honestly cannot tell if it is a KO or the real deal. If it is a KO, it is very high quality. Either way my friend will get it back as i refuse to chop it up for the face. Even as a KO it would be a prize to own.

    I need your help to figure out if it is real or not. here are several pics in different lighting from different angles.

    Tell me is it real or fake?


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  2. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    The orange paint on the face sure looks old but someone with more experience with these will chime in.
     
  3. DecepticonSpike

    DecepticonSpike Member of the Scrappy Doo Fan Club

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    When I saw the name "Kirk" my first thought was a Star Trek TF.
     
  4. motorhead9999

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    If I'm not mistaken, this should have the copyright on there if its legit. The recent wave of KOs omit the trademark on these. To me, I think this is a fake....I remember reading that the leg rivets are mushroomed differently (clean on the originals, sloppy on the new), but I'm trying to find that comparison.
     
  5. warriorpriest

    warriorpriest Priest of Primus

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    it does but i found the answer, see below

    funny but not helpful :p  lol

    Your right, just now found this:
    http://www.tfu.info/1987/Cybertron/Kirk/vehiclemode.jpg
    it doesnt have the copyright.

    Mystery solved. Thank you!!!!!!!! :D  :D  :D 
     
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  7. warriorpriest

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    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    Yup No copyright = KO. They really are nice quality though. Not to mention way more affordable.
     
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    As soon as I saw it I knew it to be fake due to the missing copyright info.

    I actually think that was really decent of the maker to do, that way people (who are in the know) won't get duped.
     
  10. Takeshi357

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  11. Orodruin

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    Yup, KO. I have the Shuffler KO and originals of the other 5, the KO quality is quite good. The copyright stamp (or lack thereof) is the only giveaway.
     
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    This is a KO, just look for the copyright on these if you want to know if they're legit or not.
     

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