KO G1 Optimus Prime

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  1. reignbot

    reignbot Lazybot

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    Just in case noone has heard about it since the ebay auction.

    Pics on SGCollect from Khaiern:
    http://www.sgcollect.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=26276&st=2085#

    Black version: http://www.ebay.com.sg/viItem?ItemId=6040735208
     
  2. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    They atually reproduced a G1 catalog insert for the KO. That's awesome! :lol 

    And to their credit, some of the things the guy mentions in his review are problems in the actual toy too (swirly patterns on the trailer).
     
  3. Shadow Convoy

    Shadow Convoy Stealth Ops Commander

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    i have the black prime and there are some minor problems. the cannon in the back, the robot snake thing (thats how i'll describe him hehe) interfered with the closing of the trailer so that the only way u can close the trailer is by having the cannon lay flat which takes up room for roller.
     
  4. NotoriousBIC

    NotoriousBIC Prime Suspect

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    /me wonders where the silver cabstripe stickers are...
     
  5. LigerPrime

    LigerPrime Well-Known Member

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    I was tempted to get this but decided not to as I prefer "official" TFs in my collection! :) 
     
  6. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    FYI, the guys are even doing an MO there, so, yeah...

    btw reignbot, not cool to hotlink the dudes pic lah, seeing as itd leech the bandwidth off his photobucket account.
     
  7. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    It's made using the actual original French "Red foot" mold, see here

    Mine came sealed with the stickers behind the tray, and "factory" stickers applied...except for the two trailer stickers. the catolog is an '86 copy (well done)

    To help you better determine a fake, notice the color on the boxes are different than G1. I have added some comparison pics to help you. The box on the left is original in all pics. Notice the fading from red to black is different on the boxes. the ko is darker and starts getting darker earlier. And the obvious "factory crease" in the back, screws for trailer bubble out on the trailer sticker. aside from that they're identical, down to the date and upc. Obviously a direct scan, but it is darker. hope that helps.
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  8. Predaking

    Predaking Well-Known Member

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    I am tempted to get the black OP since I am collecting all the Nemesis/Black Primes & Convoys now. What's a fair price to pay for them I've seen Ebay auctions that let you name the best offer.
     
  9. Shin-Gouki

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    I had that problem with my G2 Prime, Just wiggle it as yoy put it down in place and it should work
     
  10. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Any chance we might get a direct size comparison between the KO and an authentic G1 Prime?

    As in, are they exactly the same size, or is the KO slightly larger/smaller than the original? If it's a different size, it's been reverse-engineered from an existing toy. :) 
     
  11. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    The seller I bought them from says that it is not reverse-engineered, it is made using the actual European molds. How they got thier hands on those...who knows. Some pieces could be reverse-engineered, I'm sure...I'm not positive its parts are all authentic molds, but it sure looks to be. I'll snap some pics when I can.
     
  12. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Would't mind having that black version.
     
  13. NotoriousBIC

    NotoriousBIC Prime Suspect

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    FWIW, this is a common problem with the T2 trailer (french red-foot trailer and G2 trailer amongst others)
     

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