KO Metroplex - Lots-o-images

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by agesthreeandup, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    Got these in the other day. Sorry I did not get this done sooner but there is a lot to do for the holidays for me. No end to the deman of retail.

    Anyway, here are a few of my thoughts on this figure.

    1. The box is terrible. It is printed nicely but it is too large for the Styrofoam. All the figures we got in were damaged in some way or another, either the corners or they 'sunk' in on the sides as there is too much space betwen the box and the insert.

    2. The colour is off. I am unsure why white was chosen instead of a light grey. It will be very easy to alwyas tell a vintage one from a new one. The rest of the plastic is quite good. The quality of plastic is great and i don't think it is too far off from the orignal plastic. It does have more of a sheen to it than the original but I don't think that detracts from the figure.

    3. The launchers do not have springs in them. The missiles seat well in the launcher but of course wont fire without the springs.

    4. plastic wheels. Boo. I am told that they will consider changing to the rubber wheels for newer runs of the figure.

    5. silver sticker on the thighs. I don't like the sticker at all. It comes on the figure out of the box but can be removed without too much difficulty.

    6. Scamper is awesome. Very impressed with this part of the set.

    Overall, I am quite pleased with this figure. If you dont care about the box or the white plastic then this is the one for you. I am glad it is easy to tell the difference from this one and the orginal. Enjoy the images.

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  2. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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  3. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    Great picture :thumb s and a very nice figure.
    However it really bothers me that the grey on his arms aren't the same colour, it's stands out quite much.
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  4. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Boo on the box damage...that was the sole reason I wanted him.
     
  5. Shin-Gouki

    Shin-Gouki Rebuilding Veteran

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    Yeah , makes me glad I completed my Rubber Tires one at Botcon this year. If not for the Box Issue I would have tried to buy a box off someone that bought one.
     
  6. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    I don't remember my Metroplex I had when I was a kid having a chrome face.
     
  7. adam-x

    adam-x megazord activate,,

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    I would get him but he is too high especially to come in a damaged box
     
  8. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I'd buy one if it dropped about $20.
     
  9. Mike

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    the tires look like they're falling off
     
  10. wheeljaxx

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    not impressed with the off-color. going to pass on these, and wait for wheeljack.
     
  11. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    Bleh... makes me glad I have an original. The box art is nice.. but not if it's damaged :( 
     
  12. -Barricade-

    -Barricade- Forza Ferrari!

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    Even though its not the same, I love it. I always wanted Metroplex as a kid and seeing that makes me want one even more.
     
  13. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    I put all the stickers on this one and it is even better than the original images. I will have a few new pics up soon with him all stickered up!
     
  14. Rodimus Major

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    I guess he doesn't really come with a glow in the dark poster reproduction.
     
  15. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 The F*cking Lizard King! Veteran

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    WOW, that'll ensure that lots of people get ripped off on eBay, off color or not. (I AM a big fan of KOs, just not of people trying to pass them off as the real thing.)

    That being said, in this case I'm glad I spent the money to finish up my original Metroplex, but if they do a Metrotitan, I'm all over it! (confirm or deny Spenc?)
     
  16. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    its like movie bumblebee! "its custom faded."
     
  17. GavynN.X.

    GavynN.X. I want AM thundercracker

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    I wish...for $20 the most i can get is 2 KO Transmetal II Megatron at Big Lots...
     
  18. BarBoBot

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    If it had the rubber wheels, I would get it. Thats really the deal breaker as far as I'm concerned.
     
  19. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Boo, I wanted to buy one, but not if it's off-color like that. *goes off to buy one on ebay no matter the cost*
     
  20. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    I'm not to thrilled. I'm eagerly awaiting the pictures with Metroplex stickered.
     

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