Quality of KO insecticons?

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  1. cossierolle

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    Anyone know what the quality on the KO insecticons is like? And are they g1 accurate? Cant find any reviews. Its the ones sold on ioffer im talking about, with the g1 authentic looking boxes.
     
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    Have you thought about getting the TRU reissue?

    i know, they don't have the G1 boxes, but IIRC the colors on boxes for the KO Insecticons aren't really accurate.
     
  3. Erector

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    I'd say if you want to open them as toys, get original G1 toys. The KO will probably be more expensive.

    And as miscreant says, the box on the KO is about 15 shades too light. It's like if Tenderheart Bear turned into a grasshopper.
     
  4. cossierolle

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    the TRU reissues are about $170 on ebay. and the KO:s are about $50 on ioffer if im getting it right. i'm just want them as display pieces, and to take out and mess with them once in a while. I´ve ordered the mirage KO as it have got great reviews. so how are the others in quality? like Devastator, shockwave, wheeljack, dinobots and so on..
     
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    I guess $170 is for TAKARA reissues, not TRU reissues.

    TRU will reissue insections in Sep or Oct. The price is about $35

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    Yeah, I'd hold for the TRU reissue. I know some of the KOs are supposed to be awful quality (eg Devs and the Dinobots) - I think Mirage was the one really good one.
     
  7. cossierolle

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    aah! ok! where can i order the TRU reissues when the come out then? thanks for the replys.
     
  8. Erector

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    Probably Toys R Us's website, since they're exclusives to them ;) 
     
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    yeah, get the Toys R Us version, they look to be indentical to the original release :)  if not identical, then pretty darn close!

    and cheap too!!
     
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    Damnnn, I didn't even know about that TRU reissue! Are they doing more G1's in that format again?
     
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    Ebay:
    The only other known one right now is Perceptor.
     
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    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    Devastator: decent, depending on if you get the ones with metal or all plastic.
    Dinobots: avoid Swoop at all costs.
    Wheeljack: too white compared to original. sometimes has problems standing up.
    Shockwave: also has problems with standing up; stability in leg(s) can be weak.
     
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    Perceptor

    same release day, same price

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