The Knock off transformers thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by blunghole, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. AndroidAnchovy

    AndroidAnchovy "The" Big Cantuna

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    My god, yes! I have three of these so far and I'm definitely getting more. They are total crap but have a weird kind of charm to them. IF you can find the Chasmosaurus one it's a bit different than the theropods. I have only seen images online, but the Pteranodon looks awesome actually. Or good enough, at least. I'll post some pics later on.
     
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    batfan007 Double the Dragon

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    It's smaller than deluxe size and simplified. I don't remember as it's in a storage tub, but it doesn't have ratchet type joint just simple ones like most modern clip on ball joints. I don't think it rotates.
    It is a simplified but overall decent toy however
     
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    UltraMagnanimus Fully Articulated. NOW WITH LIGHTS AND SOUNDS!

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    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    Yes, I paid much less.
     
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    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    I got my little Quint Judge today. He is smaller than I thought he would be after being described as, "the size of an egg".

    A robin egg maybe.

    He smells like an inflatable pool toy and has tacky, sloppy paint.
     
  6. luckyman76

    luckyman76 Well-Known Member

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    You represent the majority of Jinbao's market but there is overlap and it makes sense not to go up against competition when you shrink your margins so much to provide these at the lower price.
     
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    Magnahide Maximal Commander

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    For some reason this is what I imagine every KO toy or cheap Chinese product in general smells like, and I haven't even bought any yet.
     
  8. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    Very rarely do they, unless it's a flea market special KO. It's not ABS, might be rubber. Explains the smell.
     
  9. AnnoyedRobot

    AnnoyedRobot Talks about robots, useless at everything else.

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    I meant this one. CW Megatron Green - TF - SirToys.com This one I have seen next to an '06 Classics voyager Optimus, so I know he's about short voyager size, but I just need to know if his turret rotates.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    So are "Mech Fans" a rebranded "Machine Boy" or separate third parties?
     
  11. LE0KING

    LE0KING M.T.O.

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    Yes it does, it's a tight joint, so I advise you loosen the screw first.
     
  12. Magnahide

    Magnahide Maximal Commander

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    Same company, different name.
     
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  13. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Cheers!
     
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    At this point I'm just going to assume they won't be bothering with Onslaught. Still pretty bummed that Frooticus won't be completed. Kind of tempers my interest in their future products, especially with some of the other companies upping their game.
     
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    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    Supposedly May release on Onslaught. They do have a lot on their plate.
     
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    batfan007 Double the Dragon

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    He's an odd in between size, that's why I don't call him a Voyager size.

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    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    Yeah, that's why I didn't get one. The size isn't right for me.

    But your picture really illustrates how much Generations Deluxes have diminished in size over the years, doesn't it? I mean, especially compared to that original Sunstreaker mold.

    zmog
     
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  18. Ellamin

    Ellamin Freedom is the Right of ALL Sentient beings.

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    Eh, he has them upon a mousepad, not as accurate as it could be.
     
  19. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    I think that's the wind-up Eggbot Egg-timus Prime, rather than Mr Potato Head but still a cool find!

    On a recent visit to see family yesterday, I discovered these in B&M, a discount chain here in the UK:

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    £9.99 each or 2 for £15
     
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  20. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    The torsobot is missing, eh?

    The green rook is the worst of the bunch, red first aid is next up, then the torsobot is pretty good, but that streetwise mold at that size is a beautiful thing... It's my new goshooter.

    Great find, I'd be tempted for another 3 carbots.