The Knock off transformers thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by blunghole, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. SMOG

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    I was wondering the same thing! Pretty risky, I would think.
    Weird. So, to be clear... are these THE StarQ combiners, or are these KO versions? They look like they should have pilots or something.

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  2. SirToys

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    yeah, there seems to be pegs for pilots to attach to.

    I think they're real, the store guy I got them from is pretty honest, he told me they were real, he'd tell me if they're fakes or not. Unfortunately I did get these StarQ fakes from a different seller, which are much worse quality, but at least I got a few comparison pics for the site so people can check if they got the real ones or not.
     
  3. Ranger Silver 6

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    yeah those would be them. Finding a good price is easy, shipping not so much
     
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  5. Ranger Silver 6

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    never heard of it, but it can't be any worse than the other places
     
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    Crappy version of Battle Ops BB?

    The transforming guns looks cheap but cool at the same time.
     
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    any news of KO maketoys Giant...??
     
  9. SirToys

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  10. Ranger Silver 6

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    when you say shampoo bottley is that a good thing? When I read that I'm assuming something that would bend more likely than break
     
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    And now I want an oversized Bruticus to go with those.....
     
  12. SMOG

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    And yet... oddly appealing. You thinking of carrying these in your store?

    For some reason, Explorer's flamboyant girliness is awesome. :D 

    You'd think so, but no... it's usually meant as a negative trait. In my experience, the shampoo bottle plastic still breaks pretty easily, though it does depend on the toy. I think that like other plastics, there are different grades. Some stuff crumbles easily, other stuff is pretty tough. None of it holds paint well though...

    Don't know about these Combaticons though... they look neat.

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    Shampoo bottle plastic is thin and not very strong. Not exactly the kind of plastic you want complex joints made out of.
     
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    They're probably made of plasticized PVC as opposed to the usual ABS which Transformers are made mostly of. PVC is a cheaper plastic to produce and, I'd assume, buy. ABS is actually relatively expensive in that sense.
     
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    Taobao, of course

    ko

    Then you need a taobao agent to get them.
     
  16. Ranger Silver 6

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    that is completely backwards from normal thinking, but then again this is china we're talking about

    never heard of that site, just keep finding new stuff in this thread
     
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    It's like Hello Kitty and G2 Megatron!
     
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    Taobao is great. It's where most of us got our unreleased 2007 Movie Scouts from.
     
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    btw...has anyone got, or still have the KO's of G1 Omega Supreme(Grandstands Omegatron) &/or Metroplex(Metrotitan) & Scorponok(Black Zarak)?

    btw...was there ever a KO of Trypticon?
     
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    The plastic is more bendy, but lighter weight.

    might do, if I see them at the markets again, the store I got these from only had these 2, some KO's come and go pretty fast.



    The other day I actually left the KO thread to check out what was going on with real TFs, and noticed someone mentioning these Mechanical Chain Bases, so I bought one.

    These are likely KOs, since they say "aloof fancy space" and "perfect link for scale and attitudinal". Pretty sturdy, snaps together tightly.
     

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