New Variant of Mechabot-1 found...Pre TF omega supreme transformer

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  1. Gadep

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    So i bid on and won this ebay item,

    Super Change Robo Mechabot-1 1980s robot robots - eBay (item 350143864497 end time Dec-28-08 20:59:35 PST)

    Got it opened up and pictures taken...This appears to be a KO or a KO of a KO...

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    This guy has no stampings from the Toy Co like the genuine mechabot-1 has...
    plus he is a mis mosh of chromed parts and genuine looking colored mechabot-1 parts....the plastic has more casting flash and looks grainier than the genuine one...plus the clips were a bitch to put on.....
    The head is chromed like the KO one with yellow tracks but as per the picture the jump backpack/booster pack is chromed....



    the KO one with the yellow tracks also has no stamping from the toy co like the genuine one either.....



    the only two that i knew about was the KO with yellow tracks and chromed arm and claw....

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    and the genuine mechabot-1 TF that was all dark diaclone themed colors...

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    and now the latest version added to the collection....

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    anyway now i own three variants of the mechabot-1 TF...nice catch off the evil ebay to the collection....
     
  2. tony77tony77

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    I was going to bid on him but I was 2 sec late.
     
  3. Bgrngod

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    Uhm.. isn't that just the original figure as it was sold before Hasbro came along and licensed it for sale and repackaging?
     
  4. Gadep

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    God i wish people would read before they open the mouth....

    but since you did not...this is the genuine one....the one that existed before omega supreme got made by hasbro....

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  5. payton34

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    That's weird. I've been on the Mechabot-1 hunt for a while now (and got outbid by you many times. The auction from a couple months back, that included the box and accessories, but minus the tank...I missed it by TWO seconds so you got lucky, lol).

    I finally snagged one a few months ago, but (like you) I've never seen this version before. But, after doing a quick Mechabot search on Ebay, I found another one:

    Vintage Transformers Omega Supreme "Mechabot 1" Unused - eBay (item 220344409225 end time Feb-12-09 14:53:49 PST)

    In my opinion, this appears to be a KO of the yellow-track KO except with added color schemes from the original.
     
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    sorry that i have outbid you on these auctions...not sorry that i won them though.... :) 

    yeah that on ebay looks exactly like the one i just got....I need to find a tank to fit the parts that i won last month...might just throw an omega tank in the middle of it and get some yellow clips and call it a day...would be cheaper for sure.....
     
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    Damn...I think I just found a fourth version.

    Have you ever seen this before?

    Transformers KO OMEGA SUPREME VOLTRON LOT parts RARE - eBay (item 310114419396 end time Jan-15-09 13:10:49 PST)
     
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    Ebay:
    It's obviously just the Henkei version.
     
  9. Gadep

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    that thing i have seen before...the complete one i saw had voltron lion shaped arms..along with all that stuff in the picture...the guy that makes that custom huge devastator that was at botcon once had one for sale a long time ago but pulled the auction before i could bid on it....

    it had a voltron shield star and a voltron sword for weapons....
     
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    :rock 
     
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    If it's the one I'm thinking of, it's an amalgam of OS, Voltron and (I think) at least another line. It's very odd looking when complete, I'll see if I can dig up a pic.

    Here we go:

    http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Image:Bootleg.jpg

    I've seen better pics, but can't find one at the moment, really need to tidy up/re-name my 'favourites'.
     
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    Wow, that's....quite ugly. Yet, enticing at the same time. :lol 
     
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  14. Gadep

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    yeah you can safely say that is not a variant of Mechabot-1 but damn that unique/fugly factor is off the scale....
     

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