Vintage G1 combiner giftset instructions KO'D!!

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  1. Red leader

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    Good, me needs a KO Computron Giftset box.
     
  3. Erector

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    $15 to ship a bit of paper?

    Sure Charlie... suuuuure.
     
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    There are also ones for Superion and Devastator as well. We know there's a Devastator KO set in the works, Im wondering if we'll be seeing some other KO combiner giftsets in the near future.
     
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    I are confused. How do we know these are KO instructions? Is it just because it says they're "brand new"?
     
  6. Red leader

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    because they used to be like rocking horse poop to find and this guy churns them out like there is no tomorrow.
     
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    $15 is just stupid for shipping.
     
  9. TILALLR1

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    Well I bought the Fortress Maximus Instructions from this guy and there is NO way to tell it from an original. As you know Fortress Maximus Instructions have gone for more than $100 on ebay. $15 for shipping + $5 for the instructions beat $100+ any day of the week. I am sure they are KO'ed but there is no way to tell.

    Any idea how much a Computron or Defensor instruction manual goes for? Alot, if you could find one.

    Also, look at how much each item sells for ... $1. Therefore the shipping amount pretty much covers the cost of making the item and is really not that big of a rip off.
     
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    That much money for instructions? Thats awesome!!!! I should start saving mine and sell them!!!!
     
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    Great more bootleg stuff with no easy way to distinguish.

    Well to me, one has to think of why a little instruction sheet is so desirable that it costs that much in the first place (age, rarity, neither of which the repros have).

    AND, somehow I don't think it costs this guy $10+ to produce each instruction sheet, so yeah it is a pretty big rip off.
     
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    Even so, $16 seems like a lot for something that has no rarity and can be printed off from those PDFs floating around the internet of nearly all the G1 instructions.
     
  13. TILALLR1

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    True, but printing off doesn't look or feel like the real thing. Trust me I have tried. It looks horrible, especially when alot of those PDF's have bad quality and imperfections. Where as these guys are producing exactly the same as the originals, except these are minty fresh. I guess to each his own. If I wasn't a cheap completist, I would have never bothered.
     
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    Access to a fairly good color printer, glossy stock paper, and image editing software (bootlegged Photoshop anyone?) to make corrections would be all you need.
     
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    Actually, one of these exist already. If you do a search for Computron giftset box for the UK, you will find some. I seen one seller with 40 of them for like $10 a pop. I got one myself, it works well with the KO Computron giftset foam.
     
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    Am I the only one that is getting a little tired of all the KOs? Not only do they kill the value of stuff, but when you buy something that has been KO'ed, there is always the possibility of purchasing an item that may be a knockoff(or the accessories and now paperworrk). Like this seller, if you don't pick up on the fact that he is selling more than one, you could just fall in the trap that you stumbled across a good deal.

    I know that it gives the buyers that don't usually have the opportunity to purchase something the opportunity. But in the back of your head you know it's not legit.

    Just my two cents...
     
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    $15 to ship something that you could slap in an envelope?
     
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    Honestly, why the big deal over the instructions? And why do the originals cost so much??

    To me, the instructions are important only in the fact that they show me how to transform it. Other than that, they're useless.
    But that's just my opinion.
     
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    Omg.....fan Boys Now Bitch About Ko Instructions!!!!!!!!!!

    Lmao!!!
     
  20. King_Grimlock

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    I guess cool guy...
     

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