KO Prime Vs. Encore Convoy

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  1. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    I was lucky to get in a few of the Encore figures last week and while I was putting them out I thought to myself that it would be interesting to see what the differences were between this Encore reissue and the KO Prime, so down they come and a flury of pictures ensued. Check out this picture intesnsive review of both KO Prime and Encore Convoy.

    http://kotransformers.com/index.php...ser_op=view_page&PAGE_id=14&MMN_position=14:2

    On the same note, while I was getting the images taken, a customer came into the store who I knew had a MINT G1 Prime still in the box. I persuaded him to lend it to me so I could do the same type of review with a vintage figure. Stay tuned next week for this new KO vs. Vinatage review.

    Spencer.
     
  2. Draven

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    I don't see any pictures, d00d...?
     
  3. Boo

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    Interesting, except that none of the pictures are loading... :) 
     
  4. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    None of the pics are coming up for me in the link.
     
  5. Boo

    Boo Addicted to candy canes.

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    They appear to be up now.
     
  6. ranoobu

    ranoobu I like fried chicken

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    not for me ..
     
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    Ahh yes, there they are. :) 
    And whoah... the impression I'm getting from your comparison, Spencer, is that the KO is better than the Encore...!
     
  8. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    WOW, the KO is better. Not really a knockoff technically if it comes from an original mold, but the encore seems to be poorly made in comparison. Wacky. I have been disappointed with a few re-issues lately. While making my boxes I noticed for the first time how piss poor Hounds head looks compared to my original.
     
  9. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    I wouldn't say better for sure but not that much worse. Of course I have heard other issues with the KO ones such as parts missing and other things but this was I grabed two figures off the shelf, opened them and took pictures. Could have been anyone at any time. I just find it funny at time all the people who yell Hasbro Takara Official this and Official that and really, the official figures have issues with them as well.

    Spencer.
     
  10. adam-x

    adam-x megazord activate,,

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  11. ranoobu

    ranoobu I like fried chicken

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    how wierd.. still can't see them.. refresh, super refresh, mozilla, or IE don't do a thing for me

    edit.. i can see white ops and black ops galleries fine
     
  12. smkspy

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    Strangely enough, on my gold KO Prime his Matrix won't fit into his chest, but will fit perfectly in the Encore Prime's chest.

    BTW Great review Spencer.
     
  13. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    wow man, that was an amazing and helpful read. as someone who has a huge collection of primes, and the encore sitting unopen on a shelf, it was nice to see a full, in-depth review of these guys. from your comparo, I would have to say that I like the encore more than the ko, although I am glad that I got it for less than $60 by doing an early preorder. I can't wait for the comparo with the original!
     
  14. viper2391

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    I can't see the pics even in Firefox. Any tip on how I can view them? Thanks!
     
  15. Reeds

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    i see dead image links
     
  16. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Hey Spencer,

    Think you could ask the KO guys if they're ever going to release Ghost Prime and Clear Red and Blue versions? Those two would be so sweet.
     
  17. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    I think that would piss off the three guys here on the board who have 3 of the 10 that were made.

    Spencer.
     
  18. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    Sorry for those who can't view the images. I have no idea why this stupid site works for some and not for others. It views different on each computer in the store and they all use the same system. I am not much of a site builder. I may have to try something else to get it to work.

    Spencer.
     
  19. Gears

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    Can you give a link to pics of those? Spencer I can see the pics now, The KO seems to be the winner.
     
  20. Dark_Convoy

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    Pics don't work for me in IE or Firefox. :( 
     

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