New WST Knock-offs, upscaled?

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  1. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    http://www.qksrv.net/click-1645815-5463217?loc=http://cgi.ebay.com/Red-Red-Alert-prototype-First-shot-style-clone-remake_W0QQitemZ6049124251QQcategoryZ4696QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    http://www.qksrv.net/click-1645815-5463217?loc=http://cgi.ebay.com/Prowl-prototype-First-shot-style-clone-remake-TF-Police_W0QQitemZ6049125160QQcategoryZ4696QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    http://www.qksrv.net/click-1645815-5463217?loc=http://cgi.ebay.com/Blue-Red-Alert-prototype-First-shot-style-clone-remake_W0QQitemZ6049123636QQcategoryZ4696QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    Wasn't sure if this was news worthy but a lot of knockoffs have made the front page lately.

    These recently came up on eBay, knock offs of the World's Smallest Prowl and Red Alert molds. While Prowl tries to come close to his original form, the other two are Red Alert, one in red, one in blue.

    There's a few interesting things here, one is the packaging which does it's best to duplicate the basic-sized Galaxy Force packaging, with Cybertron in the background, "warrior" down the side instead of a planet name, but adds in Superlink Megazarak, Laserwave, and a few Shadowhawks all attacking Cybertron.

    What's really interesting is that these claim to be the same scale as the original G1 figures, even though it's obvious these are based on the Smallest molds. No comparison pics to be sure though.
     
  2. Razerwire

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    What the??? That thing is like the size of a basic!!!
     
  3. Orodruin

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    Hm. Seems kinda dumb to upsize something that was designed to be so small.
     
  4. TJOmega

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    These are knock-off companies... there have been knockoff Micromasters upscaled and massive G2 Combaticons... if it was small and is now big, it's good, logic has no business in knockoff business.
     
  5. Razerwire

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    Yeah, just like those hideous Arcees...:lol 
     
  6. Napjr

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    not exactly new, one of these Prowl┬┤s appeared last year when the first pics of the Yellow Lambor KO surfaced
     
  7. RHansen

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    ya i remember seeing these


    *shudders*
     
  8. Orodruin

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    Yeah but these have size-specific designs that are incredibly simple. I know the micromasters and such aren't exactly complicated but they're a bit more detailed and such.
     
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    So it's like... Robot Masters? :D 
     
  10. Darkprime

    Darkprime Antigrav Singular Destron

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    These would be or are cool ONLY if they are spychanger size.
     

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