How to tell the new KO Reissues apart from authentic toys.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by JunkersHVN, Mar 15, 2007.

  1. conanxxxv

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    Hello, I'm new to collecting Masterpiece Transformers. I was looking at a MP-39 Sunstreaker and MP-36 Megatron at robotoybase.com. It says they are Masterpieces but also says "reruns". The prices are $189 and $94. I emailed them and they gave a very brief message saying yes. The site seems legit but I'm not sure if I'm buying the Masterpice version or a ko or a reject. Thanks.
     
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    Well if you wanted an MP-36, this is a better price :) 
    Mp36

    It isn't a super good deal on a Sunstreaker, and if you want to wait for the re-reissue, you could get one from a very reputable seller like BBTS by this spring. Can't say I have ever heard of robotoybase
     
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    Tony at Robotoybase is a very reputable seller AFAIK
     
  4. conanxxxv

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    I don't think he's a scammer, I'm just not knowledgeable in the terms and haven't seen any other site listed as "rerun".

    It's $35 off the price if I buy a new Sunstreaker. I think thats a pretty good deal. I probably will go with BBTS. But I wanted the Megatron and Road Rage figures as well. I want a new Megatron.
     
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  5. Hydro Zeus

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    Hey, so I just got a HFTD Human Alliance Bumblebee for a relatively low price and I was wondering, are there any clear indicators a HA BBB figure is a knockoff? Anything I should look out for? (Such as the ultra-loose joints on KO HA Jazz).
     
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    Got a couple of questions - please help if you can!

    1. Recently picked up a G1 Laserbeak as part of a lot on an auction site. There is no manufacturer stamp under either wing (or feet). Does that make it a re-issue? A knock-off?

    2. Also picked up a MP Soundwave from the same lot. He has yellow eyes. Therefore, I'm assuming it is the Hasbro version. Was there ever a KO made with yellow eyes? Is there a mfg stamp anywhere on him?

    Please help! Thanks!
     
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    fun game, I just see the switch of names for Squawktalk and Beastbox, didn't notice them at first... any others?
     
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    "more than meets the ete"
     
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  14. Hydro Zeus

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    Hey,
    Anyone know if Movie The Best Soundwave has been KO'd? And is there a way to tell?
     
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    I ordered a KO Transformer Terrorcons Abominus. There is a delay in shipping and it is coming from China.
     
  16. PrimalMotive

    PrimalMotive Machinima's super-star!

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    Hey fellow members,
    I am looking at listings for a brand new G1 Reissue Menasor Set on Ebay. Though, every single one says from China. The majority says it's a top rated seller. Could any of these be real? Or are they all KOs?
     
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    My experience says there are no "brand new" combiner giftsets and almost certainly anything branded such is a KO especially if delivering from China.

    A tell-tale sign is to look at the smaller cars in the giftset box for rub symbols. KO usually have these as a separate sticker that you need to apply yourself, while the genuine set will have them already applied.
     
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    Thank you very much!
     
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    Thanks for throwing his up Junkers...some very useful information to know. I love KO figures and have a number of them in my collection but when I'm looking for legit stuff its nice to have the knowledge to distinguish between them.