KO MP35 Masterpiece Grapple

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by b-r0ck, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. myoung555

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    Yes! So glad I sold my official Grapple and Inferno. My KO Inferno was just as good as the authentic and I have confidence the KO Grabble will be great also.
     
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    For those that got MMC Artifex, would you say it's worth holding onto that instead of getting the KO MP Grapple?
     
  3. minstral

    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    I haven't got mine yet but I like the idea of variety in moulds. So will stuck with Girder for the foreseeable future
     
  4. ChromeMagnus

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    I may pick up KO MP35 as well.
     
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    I have the ko inferno and it is by far my favorite season 2 autobot.....

    Very well built and a breeze to transform which suits me well as I am a complete knucklehead when it comes transforming.

    Tf-direct has the ko grapple listed but at 60$ shipped. I think I'll hold out, check old CM's China ebay sellers list, and hopefully land it for around 40-45$ shipped.
     
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  6. ChromeMagnus

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    Good strategy. Tf-direct's website is nice to look at to see what is hitting the market (or has hit) but unless tf-direct is the only seller that has a particular item or the item is on sale for the low, I usually go elsewhere like a reliable Asian Ebayer or Taobao to find the same item for less.
     
  7. zfarsh

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    Dude, are you serious? I mean i am seing fans saying quality is really not as good as official, and paint either. MP Inferno is my only and biggest MP want now, but i cant afford it, it is super expensive. And i have had bad luck with every KO i have ever purchased.
     
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  8. ChromeMagnus

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    I think you'll like it. Folks seem to be enjoying it so far.
     
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  9. minstral

    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    It's pretty equal. Watch Bots and Bits review
     
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  10. Scourgatron

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    Buy the OM Grapple for $57.
     
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  11. myoung555

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    I mean your miles may vary but my KO Inferno is awesome and I can’t tell the difference between him and when I had the real McCoy. He’s also 1/3 the price. Inferno was $120 and I got my ko for $43 shippped on eBay.
     
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    I don't own the official but I can say that, the copy I own is flawless !! Everything lines up perfectly, paint is pristine, tolerances are on point, and pretty much everything is right on the copy I own. Now, if I compare that to my official MP36, it blows that thing out of the water !! I had more issues with my official MP36 than I did with my Inferno KO.
     
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    Really? I mean i had watched Bot and Bits before and didnt seem to happy with it, the paint apps, and the alt mode not lining up like the official does. Do you have both? Can you tell me a bit more?


    Do you feel the color (red) is the same, or almost as good? I have seen the review of the original on TCP, and i really love the red they chose. Also, i handled it at tfcon at their booth, and fell in love with it. Is the KO really comparable? Does yours tab in properly in alt mode? How is the chrome? Does he look prestine line the original?


    Ok, thanks for sharing, i am very seriously considering this as my next purchase on ebay.
     
  14. minstral

    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    It's all relative I guess. To pay a fraction of the cost for a KO those compromises are fine to me. For me it's nearly equal. Sorry if I mislead you
     
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    unicron's blues I need to get rich!

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    How can one tell the difference between the official release of Inferno and the KO? Are there differences on the box?
     
  16. minstral

    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    From memory there are. Check bots and bits YouTube reviews as he compared KO and Takara Inferno
     
  17. ChromeMagnus

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    See KO Inferno???
     
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    Nice been waiting for this one.
     
  19. ChromeMagnus

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    When does this drop?
     
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    From Bots & Bits FB page
    KO MP-35 Grapple is expected to ship to Chinese sellers Jan 18th.