KO HA Leadfoot

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  1. Jacer

    Jacer Find Kill Cleanse Moderator News Staff

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    From Hobbybase FP page.

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    To all : please beware of KO DOTM HA LEADFOOT !! They both looked like the same and even had the TARGET label on it. BUT, they also had numerous differents :-
    (1) Original had "hub" label and laser label with code.
    (2) The plastic window of the packing on the KO version is more "yellow" than the original.
    (3) The sealed code at the bottom of the box has more space between the numbers on the KO version.
     
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  2. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    Oh, yes. Bootlegs are so wonderful. They provide a cheaper alternative to the real thing, and are in no way meant to fool unsuspecting buyers.

    Right guys?

    Uh...guys? Where'd you go?
     
  3. Feralstorm

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    I'm surprised there's demand enough for a bootleg of that.
     
  4. harrismonkey

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    Good to know.

    How do we know it's a KO to begin with? (not that it isn't)
     
  5. Hiro Prime

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    Thanks for the heads up.

    This is just a another example as to why KO makers just suck.
     
  6. harrismonkey

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    Seems to have been very hit or miss on distribution. We barely had them here (Toledo). But when I went to denver last they were clearancing them by the boatload. (which I gather happened in a few places)
     
  7. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Isnt this thing rotting in Target branches?
     
  8. MegaHavok

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    This thing got clearance down to 10 bucks in my neighborhood so whats the point?
     
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    This thing, like so many others, never made it to some countries, like mine.
    In the US, at least in some places, you can get it for just a bit more than is the regular retail price of Cyberverse legion figures in Slovakia (6.00 - 6.50EUR). But I have to pay eBay price + priority shipping from US to Europe + import tax and at that point the KO may just turn out cheaper.
     
  10. BenjaminXavier

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    Between this and the KO HA Barricade, I'm guessing these arent "true KOs," rather they're someone making another batch with the same molds and selling them on the black market. They're still not legit, but the figures themselves are apparently exactly the same.
     
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    The toy itself look exactly the same as the original version
     
  12. Outsider4Life

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    chimungmung has these instock for anyone looking to buy it:
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    at $45+ shipping I don't see how this is a deal. The real thing can still be found at clearance prices in the US.
     
  13. MegaMoonMan

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    The same toy from the same mold at the same factory made by the same workers is legit enough for me.

    This one is just plain unneeded, though.
     
  14. megatroptimus

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    No one can prove it.
     
  15. kibble

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    So they're still shitty then...bummer.
     
  16. Lumpy

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    you know, if someone's going to KO any DOTM figure, they should just KO deluxe Top Spin, but upsize him to meet the HA scale... sure, it won't be exactly the same, but at least you could have all 3 Wreckers finally...
     
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    exactly, I have no idea what was being thought of with this KO....unless, Wait they didn't get the Target Deco in Asia did they? Maybe this is aimed at an exclusivly Asian audience.
     
  18. Lucs

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    I'd buy the dog guy from this set just to have more. The only reason I got one at super clearance was the dog and I was hoping LF wasn't as bad as it looked but I was wrong.

    What a bad call for a bootleg. They should be trying to get HA Soundwave or whichever of the twins Skids/Mudflap was hard to get.
     
  19. Timesynch

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    Pretty much this. Have to remember that there are no Targets in Asia, and the Target logo on this toy made it a trademark issue, I'd imagine.
     
  20. Steenblock

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    If it really is workers in the official factory, who are just making more of the mold to be sold on the black market-then someone needs to send them a memo asap to make "knock off's" of the first edition Prime figures asap. Especially Voyager Optimus and Bulkhead. Just saying ;) 
     

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