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Old 12-19-2007, 05:59 PM   #1
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Awesome Lego KO

Whats cooler then Lego? Chinese knock-off Lego depicting super powered riot police -



Much to my surprise, this was picked up at a national supermarket chain despite the fact that most of the contents of the box are almost direct copies of Lego pieces. Further to my surprise was something not pictured on the box, an acessory sprue containg a selection of firearms that my chinese riot police could use to shoot anyone who doesen't agree with the party and some handcuffs to use on anyone who gets taken alive.



Note that even the instructions are almost a carbon coby of Lego, these dudes know how to make a quality KO.

Heres the final product, the dude on top is carring a SMG that I took off the sprue before I took the photo and is also wearing a bullet proof vest that came in the set.



The quality of the parts is suprisingly good. It feels a bit cheaper and doesn't snap together quite as well as legitimate LEGO, but its far from bad. The men arn't quite as good, they have new legs that are a bit too floppy and the hands come out easier then the genuine article.

I see on the internet that there is an entire range of this stuff, including a helicopter and an armoured car. Hopefully that stuff will show up near me as well, even Lego towns need some police brutality to keep the people in line.
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Old 12-19-2007, 06:10 PM   #2
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Old 12-19-2007, 06:31 PM   #3
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Our local TRU carries a brand of Lego KO as well known as "Bestlock".

Not a direct KO but those are still quite obvious Lego blocks, they have a few sets such as fire station, construction site and *gasp*... military tanks! Prices are very much cheaper compared to Lego but I'd pass.

Your riot patrol there is pretty cool, brings back memories of the 90s sets
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Old 12-19-2007, 07:01 PM   #4
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Are there supposed to be pictures here? Because, I'm not seeing them.
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Old 12-19-2007, 07:35 PM   #5
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They have this huge set of "Bestlock" or whatever LEGO KOs at Ollies, 1500+ pieces for $20. I was sorely tempted to get it for building stuff, but I just didn't have the spare cash.

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Old 12-19-2007, 10:12 PM   #6
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I've noticed quite a few sets of Chinese KO-style Lego on Ebay. Lots of police sets with riot vehicles and little machine guns and stuff. I think one of the brand names is "Dragon" or something similar.

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Old 12-20-2007, 03:30 AM   #7
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I saw an awesome pirates ship. It was going for like 25-30 bucks. It was prety big. I'll see if I can find the link.

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Here it is. The seller has a a whole bunch of KO lego sets. There are city, army, police and pirate sets. As for the manufacturers, there are Dragon, Brick and Shifty that I know of.
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Old 12-20-2007, 07:15 AM   #8
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Ha! Yeah, I've seen some of this stuff in one of my local quid shops... Looks pretty cool for the price...
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Old 12-20-2007, 07:21 AM   #9
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That's one big sniper rifle. I imagine it would to be difficult to use one in a boat.
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Old 12-20-2007, 08:56 AM   #10
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That minifig is badass. If the quality's OK I'll definitely pick it up.
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