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Old 11-30-2012, 02:40 PM   #701
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According to HighEndTFs, all the KO Dinobots have Takara only copyright stamps. I don't have a picture! A legit Swoop was made in a Takara only stamp, picture here:
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:38 AM   #702
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I picked up a loose but 100% complete G1 Superion yesterday.Is there any way to tell if it's a KO.All I can find for Superion is in-box pictures so I'm not sure how to tell with loose figures.

I'm 99% sure it's original,but I would just like to know for sure.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:05 AM   #703
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I think you'll need to post pictures of it. Do you have a collection thread? I find conflicting pictures. Some have pre-applied stickers, some don't. Also, apparently the KO set is missing the ramp accessory... But that wouldn't help in a loose set, if 100% complete a KO could still come with a legit ramp.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:06 PM   #704
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According to HighEndTFs, all the KO Dinobots have Takara only copyright stamps. I don't have a picture! A legit Swoop was made in a Takara only stamp, picture here:
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Thanks for the link - I've just bought a Snarl which at first I was gutted as thought it was a ko because the head is a darker translucent plastic like the ko but based on these guides and others now think it may be a European classics version. It has Hasbro 1980 1984 copyright stamped on the inner leg with a block below the stamping where Takara stamping would normally go. The plastic quality is high, as is the qc on the paint-job. Does anyone know if any ko have Hasbro stamps on the toys?
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:21 PM   #705
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My g1 dinobots were bought from two different people all have takara on one leg and hasbro on other?

Only thing I can tell is that they do look old compared to my ko swoop
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:53 PM   #706
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Yeah, so do my others but this only has Hasbro, the other leg is blank. Was convinced it was a ko but the quality and age of it made me wonder. The hinges on the legs, tabs on arms and other clues make me think it's European classics plus the copyright stamp apparently fits. This site and Fred's workshop have changed my mind to the Classics version.
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Yeah, so do my others but this only has Hasbro, the other leg is blank. Was convinced it was a ko but the quality and age of it made me wonder. The hinges on the legs, tabs on arms and other clues make me think it's European classics plus the copyright stamp apparently fits. This site and Fred's workshop have changed my mind to the Classics version.
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So if mine has both is it then a legit?
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:28 PM   #708
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Yes, according to the websites, the ko ones only have Takara on them so yours sound finr but I don't own any ko so would appreciate it if someone can confirm.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:30 AM   #709
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Yes, according to the websites, the ko ones only have Takara on them so yours sound finr but I don't own any ko so would appreciate it if someone can confirm.
I thought real ones only have takara? I'm lost lol
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Old 12-14-2012, 04:34 AM   #710
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I thought real ones only have takara? I'm lost lol
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Just wanted someone with a ko to confirm what if anything is stamped on them, as I'm confused!
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