New Crop of Big Lots Bootlegs - 56k Warning!

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  1. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    Stopped in a Big Lots today, and found quite a new crop of bootlegs. Quite a LOT of Armada Prime variants, too.

    First ones, loosely based on Alternators. They only had one, but there's clearly a Hound-based one as well, and a couple others shown on the back.

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    Seonc is a set of combiner sets, some of which have been bootlegged previously at Big Lots.

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    And finally, a MESS of Armada Optimus bootlegs. They all have fused knees, and the gauntlets are locked in robot mode position. But the elbows bend. I think. The variants include dump truck, bucket lift truck, crane truck (using a bootleg of Hook's crane arm, I think oversized), cement mixer, power shovel truck, an apparant double-arm tow truck, and a variation of the power-shovel truck with a jackhammer attachment instead, and an interchangable claw attachment too.

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  2. Gears

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    Did you buy any? Did anyone look at you weird taking so many pics in a store?
     
  3. smkspy

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    Mini-bot Alternators lol...


    The primes are quite old though two months I think.
     
  4. Sidecutter

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    I didn't buy any, no, I basically swore off bootlegs/KOs long ago, personally. Don't think anyone really paid attention to me in the store.

    As far as the pseudo-alts go, they're not mini in the least. Quite large, in fact, probably about the same height as a real Alt.
     
  5. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Cool. I might have to go out to Big Lots again to see if they have those new ones or not. The combiners and Prime's have actually already been seen before. I have on of those combiners, though I did buy them seperateley (it was cheaper than buying them together). Personally, I hope I see a KO of Classics Jetfire and RG High Score 100 there the next time I go, so I don't have to look for the Jetfire one online, and so I don't have to get a 2nd High Score just for the head, though the chance that I'll see KO's of them when I do go, is very unlikely.
     
  7. Chaos Muffin

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    All of those have been out for awhile, but hav'nt seen the buggy bots yet.
    Did you see the G1 ko's , they suck but are pretty cool lol
    If you see a mini Devastator, he' sworth getting IMO. Suprisingly solid


    Bought 2 of the Armada Primes, they're pretty neat (Prime has alotta junk in the trunk)
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    Save A lot has these buy the counter , not sure where they're ko'd from.
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    Ha! Garbage Truck Optimus is kind of cute... always wanted a garbage truck Transformer.

    The other Bendy Prime variations might be useful for Constructicon kitbashes.

    Volkswagen Buggy-Bot is just a sad reminder that there was never a real VW Bumblebee Alternator. Sigh. :( 
     
  9. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    knock

    Ah the knock offs, I was very tempted by the small version of RatTrap I saw a while back in Big Lots, it was the first I had seen, not the large Trans metal KO, But I had to refrain.
     
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    Snap!!! I Want Those Armada Optimus Boots!!!
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Knockofferific.
     
  16. Turbocharger

    Turbocharger We should get more letter

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    I still don't get why all the Optimus knockoffs need red/blue lightbars.


    And is it possible to take the body off of them and put it on regular bendy Prime? or is it somehow permanently fused to stiffy there?
     
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    circuitspore Need More Helicopters!

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    hahahaha..........'SUPER TRUCTOR' :lol 
     
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    Thanks for sharing! Man, I wish I had one of these Big Lots places by me, I'd go there and buy meself many fodder Prime's and use them..TO BUILD!

    and damn...missed out on a great username for tfw :( 

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  19. Chaos Muffin

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    Nah, these are basic sized, although a Prime gestalt could probably me made from these somehow
     
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