Awesome Lego KO
|12-19-2007, 05:59 PM||#1|
Go Ninja Go Ninja Go
Join Date: Nov 2003
Collection Count: Lots
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.
|12-19-2007, 06:10 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Collection Count: Umm... One, two, three...
I want one!
|12-19-2007, 06:31 PM||#3|
Liberator of Toys
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: KL, Malaysia
Collection Count: Insignificant
News Credits: 2
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
|12-19-2007, 07:01 PM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Suomi Finland Perkele
Collection Count: 72
Are there supposed to be pictures here? Because, I'm not seeing them.
|12-19-2007, 07:35 PM||#5|
Buyer of Too Much
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Collection Count: 862
News Credits: 1
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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|12-19-2007, 10:12 PM||#6|
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Robot Narnia, Quebec
Collection Count: they have their own room...
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.
|12-20-2007, 03:30 AM||#7|
Are ya gonna draw pistols
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Serbia...still in it
Collection Count: 126 displayed with another 15-20 in various boxes all over the room...
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.
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.
|12-20-2007, 07:15 AM||#8|
TF Art Lad
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Nottingham, England
Collection Count: 1. I have one collection.
Ha! Yeah, I've seen some of this stuff in one of my local quid shops... Looks pretty cool for the price...Check out my Shapeways store for figures, kitbashing supplies and more! I also have a Twitter now.
|12-20-2007, 07:21 AM||#9|
Needs a new title.
Join Date: Dec 2004
That's one big sniper rifle. I imagine it would to be difficult to use one in a boat.
|12-20-2007, 08:56 AM||#10|
Join Date: Mar 2005
News Credits: 82
That minifig is badass. If the quality's OK I'll definitely pick it up.