WARNING: Sixshot "proto" auction

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  1. Maz

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    Hey guys,

    Please be wary of bidding on this item:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5992016335

    That is NOT a prototype or a test shot, it is a Korean Knockoff of Sixshot. I know this because I used to own one myself and it was one of my very first reviews here:
    http://www.masterforce.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=280

    The seller says "He's a bit rough on the edges and hard to transform (I guess that's why it's a testshot?)" No, it's because it's a bootleg.

    I will email the seller immediately.

    I do apologise if this thread would be more suitable for the eBay forum.

    All the best
    Maz
     
  2. Cobra_Commander

    Cobra_Commander Master of tactics TFW2005 Supporter

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    wow that six shot (hate to say it coz its a tf) sucks :lol 
     
  3. misterd

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    Now the fun part - let's see how he reacts to the news...
     
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    Cobra_Commander Master of tactics TFW2005 Supporter

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    news u say wht news???? :sly2: 
     
  5. Colorflash

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    It being a bootleg. I bet there won't be a reaction, and the auction will go sky-high...
    :rolleyes: 
     
  6. Galaxy Convoy

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    Depends on whether he knows it's a KO or not.
     
  7. Razerwire

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    Wow, that's one blinged out Sixshot... :puke2: 
     
  8. Cobra_Commander

    Cobra_Commander Master of tactics TFW2005 Supporter

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    stands out a lil bit
     
  9. The Iron Moose

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    I sold that exact Sixshot (down to the mirrored nose-cone tip) to Fred's Workshop many years ago.
     
  10. GetterDragun

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    So that's where they got Energon Sixshot's color scheme?
     
  11. Cobra_Commander

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    ooo now thats a noce cheap shot lol :thumbs2: 
     
  12. misterd

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    He did say he was going to email the seller.
     
  13. Galaxy Convoy

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    I was talking about the seller. If he doesn't know it's a KO he's trying to sell then he's in for a big shock. Otherwise he's just trying to scam somebody.
     
  14. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    That's cool, the more exposure it gets, the less chance someone will get done.

    I still haven't heard back from the seller.

    All the best
    Maz
     
  16. misterd

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    Right. Bad use of pronouns on my part. We're just talking in circles I think. I was just saying, whether he knew or not, he would soon enough.

    I figure there are three possibilities here:

    1) He was trying to pull a scam, realizes he's going to get caught, and pulls out.

    2) He didn't know, feels stupid, and pulls out.

    3) He doesn't care one way or another, and keeps it there.
     
  17. Maz

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    In all fairness, the guy responded and was really good about it:

    "Hi there:) 
    Thank you for the help! I had no idea it was a knockoff :p  I was
    only able to check your message after the auction had ended, so
    I contacted the highest bidder to let him know, and we'll be
    cancelling the transaction. The last thing I want to do is screw
    someone over like I got screwed. Ah well; that's life....that's what
    I get for buying it from a dealer at a convention.

    Again: Thanks for the help ;)  "

    All the best
    Maz
     
  18. Zero Prime

    Zero Prime Windows user no more

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    Wow, and polite too.
     

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