Please help me confirm these aren't bootlegs

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  1. Corbet

    Corbet Wanderer

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    I'm able to get these items and I wanna make sure they aren't bootlegs. Also, they are $20.00 each with everything in the pics, are these good deals?

    Apeface -
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    Mindwipe -
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    Skullcruncher -
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  2. Razerwire

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    They look legit and $20 isn't a bad price.
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    anyway to make the pics bigger. they arent getting bigger when i click on em
     
  4. Octane

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    They have the rubsign, then they are Transformers!

    Just kidding. But all the same they look authentic, and $20 is an awesome price for apeface & Skullcruncher, especially with tail.
     
  5. Corbet

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    Is his tail really that hard to find? It seems all of the ones I've seen for sale have it.

    Also, what would you guys say the hardest to find headmasters are besides the obvious (Scorpy, Brave/Fort/Grand Max, and Black Zarak)?
     
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    I don't think most of them are particularly that rare, but difficult to find complete to varying degrees. The HM Jr. Autobots with the head guns, like Nightbeat, seem to be a pain in particular.

    I must have paid at least twice that for my old, minty Skullcruncher. Since I sold it, I'd grab a new one in a heartbeat for $20 with all its parts!
     
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    Hell, yeah considering someone stole one off of the one I had for sale at Cybercon NYC.
     
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    True originals and definitely worth the price, IMO. I'd go for it.
     
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    Geez, I would have paid $20 just to get the head off Skullcruncher, mine has been decapitated since I was 8
     
  10. GavynN.X.

    GavynN.X. I want AM thundercracker

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    I saw those pics from an EBAy auction that ended today --- is that relevant at all to your decision?
     
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    The sellers name wouldn't happen to be Fred would it?
     
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    lol hope the good ole fred diddent strike again
     
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    They look real to me. I've seen a KO Skullcruncher before and the colors are way off. As in it's yellow and blue instead of green and pinkish, so it's pretty obvious.
     
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    Those are real. Awesome figs as well
     
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    i didnt even know they made bootleg version.
     
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    Yeah, there's a bootleg of Skullcruncher out there, but its completely different to that one.
    Those look legit, from what I can see there's no reason to doubt them and I don't know of any KOs of Mindwipe or Apeface. For the price, they look to be in great condition with the heads and most of the accessories.
     
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    I have to agree. Those look legit. For $20, I'd grab them in a heartbeat! Once I have some spare cash, I would like to work on a complete HM set.
     
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    GavynN.X. I want AM thundercracker

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  20. Corbet

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    Hey guys, thought I'd just add to this thread instead of making a new one.

    How do I go about figuring out what a decent price is for parts of G1 toys? I'm looking to piece together a few. how much does a Scorponok with no accessories worth? How about the main part of Metroplex, Fort Max, Brave Max, and Grand Max? Jetfire? Omega Supreme (mainly the main center body)?

    I must say, Scorpy parts seem to go for a TON! Zarak alone goes for $30-$40, The visor/headpiece goes for a ton, along with other parts of his.
     

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