Shockwave KO reissue available with variation

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  1. capellamusic

    capellamusic Well-Known Member

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    I just found out that the new Shockwave KO reissue is already available, boxed, and that there are 2 versions, one with a purple barrel and one with a grey barrel just like the original. Please check here:

    Transformers G1 Spotlight Shockwave KO Reissue IN BOX For Sale

    Vintage collectors must be careful with the grey barrel versions...

    Best regards
     
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  2. diablien

    diablien Banned

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    I would like a purple barrel version
     
  3. theautobot

    theautobot Active Member

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    Aw you gotta be kidding me. i've been looking for a shockwave for a while now and now i'm being told that he's being KO'ed. Just this ebay seller i found is selling the real deal.
     
  4. GenZhao

    GenZhao Banned

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    those look pretty nice, I was just looking into them tonight actually, funny
     
  5. Shakira

    Shakira Well-Known Member

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    I have known about this since last week I am surprised it took so long to get on board here. Another dropped opportunity by Hasbro :O(
     
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    My original Shockwave has black screws, not silver like I'm seeing on the KO.
     
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    starscream-99 Well-Known Member

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    100 bucks total for a KO? Do people who collect KO pay this much for them?
     
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    lord ginrai Beastie lover

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    The prices are a bit steep, but the way I see it you get a minty fresh figure with a nice repro box for a lot cheaper than a sealed original.
    The quality is comparable to the TakTomy/Hasbro reissues, and those would probably cost around the same as well.

    I'll definately be picking this up when I have some spare cash!
     
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    That seems more like a bootleg to me...at $100 shipped
     
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    starscream-99 Well-Known Member

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    Well I saw KO OP and Grimlock MISB on Carigslist for 50 bucks a pop. Was that a super good deal?
     
  11. ExecutionKustom

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    Where can i buy one??
     
  12. Draven

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    Hasbro would have to license it. KO makers don't do that. That's why they're KOs.
     
  13. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    No variation, the purple barrel are pre-production pics from a few months ago.
     
  14. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    *sigh*

    *still waits for blue Bluestreak*

    Anytime now....
     
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    Ive been wondering about the blue Bluestreak too. Any news on that yet???
     
  16. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    I was offered an early paint prototype where the blue was a bit off. I haven't seen the box yet but I hear it is finished.

    edit: there is another variation coming out that you guys should like.
     
  17. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    man if that price wasnt so high id buy one and part it out for my real one intact elbows are a bitch to get lol
     
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    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    I am so getting one of these eventually.
     
  19. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Another variation of the Bluestreak, or Shockwave?
     
  20. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    Neither. All the emails and pics I get say please keep confidential so I will hold em. Should hear about it in a month or two.
     
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