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Old 04-09-2007, 12:45 PM   #21
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Anyone know how to spot a fake MOC bumblebee? Did the G1 figures ever have their toes pointed down on the card?
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Old 04-09-2007, 01:38 PM   #22
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On the original, the bubble was right up to the bottom-right corner of the card. On the knockoff there is a lot more buffer room.
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Old 04-09-2007, 04:47 PM   #23
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So, fake?

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So, fake?

I'm 99% sure the answer is yes. The lettering appears to be off too.


Might Gaine and i have disagreed about this in the past, and i may be in the wrong about it, but even the colors surrounding BBs artwork on the front look a little off to me.
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OK, thanks. You probably just saved me $80. Now I get to retract a bid. Whee!
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Oh, also, the hole punch is shifted a bit. I forgot about that.

I'm certain that's the knockoff. The bubble should be right up against the corner for it to be real.

I couldn't find a real US Bumblebee picture off the cuff, but here is a Mexican Cliffjumper that demonstrates where the bubble is supposed to be on the card:
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As you can see, it's right up against the edge there, past where the grid ends. I'm pretty sure the hole punch is supposed to be more to the left as shown in the Cliffjumper picture as well.
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Might Gaine and i have disagreed about this in the past, and i may be in the wrong about it, but even the colors surrounding BBs artwork on the front look a little off to me.
I don't recall disagreeing with you about whether certain Bumblebees are knockoffs or not
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OK, thanks. You probably just saved me $80. Now I get to retract a bid. Whee!
You're welcome! I don't want to be too specific in case bootleggers are watching, but there's a combination of things on that photo you attached which make it look rather suspect.


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I don't recall disagreeing with you about whether certain Bumblebees are knockoffs or not
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Old 04-09-2007, 05:29 PM   #29
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The sad part is that the guy selling bought it thinking it was real, and is now selling it as real without really knowing. He is going to be pissed.
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They are worth about $20, no more than that.

If you ever need good images of the KO ones, you can check our site or just ask for images. We have a new section on the site specificly for these KO toys.
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These are some good images there and we will get all the selection that they are going to do so you can always check it to see if it has been done. If it has, I am hoping to stock it.

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