The Knock off transformers thread

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

  1. Zoingo

    Zoingo Well-Known Member

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    "I have the POTP dinobots. I don't need it...
    I don't have the room. I don't need it...
    I'm trying to save money... I deeeefinitly don't need it..."
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  2. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    :lol  That was sort of my reaction, though also a sort of "this redeco is too little, too late."

    This should have been a repaint for this set YEARS ago. Choosing to do it now when the POTP Dinobots are on the market seems ill-chosen. They waited too long. The molds aren't as enticing as they once were.

    Still... there's a little bit of temptation...

    I feel you, haha!

    zmog
     
  3. optimusmegas

    optimusmegas Target-Power-Titan-Prime-Battle-Master

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    anyone know if they're going to OSKO the other iron factory wings of tyrant seekers?
     
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  4. Mark Fuller

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    i thought the KBB jets were more expensive than this.. or is this a different KO going around? seems cheap yeah? or this normal pricing?
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  5. ChromeMagnus

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    Can you post the link?
     
  6. archieboy

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    My Sunday KO shopping haul. I wasn't planning on buying BMB LS-03, buy the sales guy talked me into it, lol.

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    You won't regret LS-03. It's amazing. I just got Striker Prime today, too. So far, I'm sadly underwhelmed.
     
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    Why underwhelmed?
     
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    Can't quite put my finger on it. Just something about it. Maybe after I've had a chance to fiddle with it more I'll change my opinion.
     
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    KBB have been clearing out stock of their seekers for a few months. They have Coneheads for a similar price.
    They've since sold out, but here's the official link should they re stock.
    I'd expect other Taobao sellers to offer similar prices

    酷变宝红MP11蜘蛛 闹翻惊天KBB雷 变形玩具金刚5 G1飞机模型-淘宝网
     
  11. archieboy

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    Yep yep, I LOVE LS-03, I'm happy I decided to get it. My Weijiang OS KO now feels overpriced (I bought it for 15% more than LS-03).

    I also share the same sentiment regarding Striker. It looked great, but the build was substandard. Too many sprue marks to my liking. The weapons are great, though. I mounted almost every weapon all at once for a "tacticool" version of Optimus. I'll try to post pics tomorrow.
     
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  12. TheWarPathGuy

    TheWarPathGuy I can't help looking this good.

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    So besides the chest issue. Is mp sideswipe good?
     
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    Easy answer: Yes.

    However, I think the QC is not consistent on these. You might end up with one with a minor paint blemish. Sometimes a knee-joint could use a bit more tension. But overall, still quite good for the price. I like it a lot.

    zmog
     
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    Are the regular sized (Cool Become Brave?) KO Protectobots available somewhere on eBay? I can only find the OS ones.
     
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    They were available at sirtoys and tfdirect, I think.
     
  16. JomasterII

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    Iskander TF The Lost Seasons

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  18. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002

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    Have you checked on aliexpress or is that a no go?
     
  19. coybrafett

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    Aliexpress is where I got mine. Not sure about shipping to chile, but I ordered from smartlulup and got defensor and bruticus ko for around $38 with free shipping to U.S. the individual bots are available as well.
     
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  20. Fenrys

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    That’s the seller I was thinking of, I’ve had good experiences with them