Knockoff/Bootleg Toy Merchants - Master List

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Nefud, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. Nefud

    Nefud Well-Known Member

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    Knockoff transformers are a lot of fun. Weird sizes, weird color schemes, sometimes a lamb's head on a robot's body for no discernable reason...all that great stuff!

    But where to get them? With KOToys out of the picture (for better or for worse), there's no "one stop shop" for all your knockoff/bootleg toy needs. In the interest of making sure that all of us find what we're looking for, I thought it might be helpful to compile a list of sellers that carry these items.

    Here's what I have so far:

    Transformers Emporium, G1 Reissues (Mostly unofficial G1 resissues)

    More than Meets the Eye (but less $) (Most of the selection of KOToys, none of the organization, and twice the shipping time.)

    chimungmung Toy Shop (Not a great selection, but some unique items and pretty reliable.)

    http://www.ioffer.com/selling/toyercn?page=1 (Toyercn's ioffer store, carries a range of current KO and reproductions from China) Submitted by Scaleface

    http://www.highendtfs.com/store/ind...b4d2b&osCsid=6e81338a4e99a167c1aa5c9bc1eb4d2b (HighEndTFs store, carries KOs) Submitted by Scaleface

    http://www.ii-toy.com/transformers-c-1.html?zenid=h7rsem8u4qtin09bqv4u3tj5c3 (iitoy.com mismatched selection of official, reproduction and KO TF toys sold as high prices, but they also sell on ebay under numerous names to get rid of extra stock, selling at a lower price.) Submitted by Scaleface

    http://www.optoys.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=65 (Optoys, stocks many unlicensed reissue G1 toys and their recolors (red Beachcomber, crystal casettes, black Optimus Prime, ect.) Submitted by Scaleface

    heerotoys (Heerotoys, yet another Scaleface contribution)

    Please contribute any sites you know of and what you think of them. I'll update this first post as need be.
     
  2. DecepticonSpike

    DecepticonSpike Member of the Scrappy Doo Fan Club

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    Thanks for the links. I've got my eye on some KO G1 stuff to make new characters of.
     
  3. Scaleface

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  4. Scaleface

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    Transformers - Transformers Toys, Toy Transformers - iitoy.com mismatched selection of official, reproduction and KO TF toys sold as high prices, but they also sell on ebay under numerous names to get rid of extra stock, selling at a lower price.
     
  6. Astronut

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    Good idea for a thread, hope this gets stickied. (doubt it though)

    too bad none of these sites has Weirdwold :horse: 
     
  7. Nefud

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    Updated the original post. Thanks so much, scaleface!
     
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    Hopefully the dinocassettes make their way to some of these sites.
     
  9. thielmj

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    Sweet i'm on the heavy hunt for a KO deszaras so hopefully one of these will have it thanks for posting this thread
     
  10. Scaleface

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  11. DecepticonSpike

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    I like the prices on the KOs.
     
  12. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    REALLY tempted to order the KO dinobots.

    the only thing that stops me is that after i bought a ko devy (because everyone here said they would never rerelease devy) they rereleased it like within a year.

    i want to know if the dinobots are coming from has/tak or not. ahh!!! the frustration/uncertainty.
     
  13. Nefud

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    Updated the OP with yet another contribution by Scaleface, who is clearly some kind of KO-sensing robot.
     
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    I just did a classics KO order from chimmungchung for custom fodder!
     
  15. Nefud

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    Bump. Let's make selling KOs as profitable as possible, so we continue to get more/better KOs in the future!
     
  16. DethPike

    DethPike Master of Sinanju

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    Crisdecal on ioffer has these - I got my set within like 4 days of buying them.
     
  17. Scaleface

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    heerotoysmaker has a new online store.

    heerotoys

    Please sticky this thread, people have asked for this list many times.
     
  18. Nefud

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    I'm with you Scaleface, this thread needs to be stickied, if only so that people stop asking where to buy KOs in other threads.
     
  19. Scaleface

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  20. jimmynguyen41

    jimmynguyen41 aka Special Agent JiMMeRz

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    great source Nefud!
     

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