The Knock off transformers thread

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

  1. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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  2. coybrafett

    coybrafett Well-Known Member

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    Funny enough, I just bought the ko core magnus so my siege prime can have a more substantial ion cannon, but the stand alone figure loOKs so good, id probably get the ginrai version too. I don't even have ginrai or tr prime but I'm ok with that. I'd probably just use the cab for the potp trailer.
     
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  3. VBBN

    VBBN The Awakened

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    Does anyone have any experience with KO MPM-03 Bumblebees? I bought one for 35$ off of eBay, have t gotten it yet due to Chinese New Year closing their post offices, but I have no idea what KO it’s going to be. Figured I’d take the gamble, for that price it’s worth some shortfalls that I might be able to correct.

    Also, any suggestions for an affordable but good quality KO of MPM prime? Or should I just bite the bullet on the legit one?
     
  4. Thatsjustkreo67

    Thatsjustkreo67 Well-Known Member

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    Brought the OS Hukie from Sirtoys, first time buying, just waiting for it to ship out.
     
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  5. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    If you're lucky, it may ship out before the Chinese New Year shutdown that happens every year around now. Good luck!

    zmog
     
  6. RyanCharlie

    RyanCharlie Well-Known Member

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    There's a notice at checkout on SirToys that shipping is already suspended.
     
  7. batfan007

    batfan007 Double the Dragon

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    Has anyone picked up these Foodformers?

    Wondering what the quality is like, of the proper set, and not the knock off ones.

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  8. Max Tower

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    I got everything I ordered late last month stupidly quickly from China so I think they are rushing things to get them done before new year.
     
  9. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    I hope my order got out in time. Haha... somehow my pile of loot always waits till late January, and then suddenly I need it RIGHT AWAY! :lol 

    zmog
     
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  11. Grievlocke

    Grievlocke Omni Armory

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    So is this OS at all or just a direct KO?
     
  12. Tarrn

    Tarrn Bikeformer Fanboy

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    Straight copy by all accounts. 1:1 size, no simplifications, no improvements.
     
  13. RyanCharlie

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    The price is a pretty big goddamned improvement.
     
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  14. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Not Pessimus Prime

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    Yep. Just waiting for them to announce the KO of the Ruination repaint. Didn't mind buying the actual IF Bruticus, but I can't bring myself to pay that much for the repaint.
     
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  15. Tarrn

    Tarrn Bikeformer Fanboy

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    Well, obviously yes, but I meant improvements in the way that Wei Jiang or Jinbao (or MechFansToys, I hear) make fixes to some of the flaws in the originals.
     
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    Just got mines in today. The right thigh ratchet is tight. So is the screw. Tried to loosen it up. But all in all, a Good purchase.
     
  17. itMFtis

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    So far, Pocket Toys isn't known for making any changes.
     
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  18. TheWarPathGuy

    TheWarPathGuy Sorry, I just look very gouda. That was cheesy.

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    Can someone tell me their favorite MP KO so I can plan my next purchase?
    Here are my suggestions
    • Megatron
    • Soundblaster
    • Starscream (or any other seeker)
    • Ratchet (or Ironhide)
    • Inferno
    Also I got KO MP Shockwave! It took 12 days, but it was well worth the wait.
     
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  19. SMOG

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    Shockwave is a hard MP KO to beat... it is definitively better than the original, for almost 1/3 the price.

    With Megatron, there are several options. I'm very happy with THF Dynastron and the quality is excellent. I also like the optional toy-style face and the darker metallic finish. But I've heard that the Infinite Transformations version (a direct copy of the official) is the best overall quality out of the Megs KOs

    The Ratchet/Ironhide MP KO are okay for the price. Decent quality, but definitely a bit cheaper-feeling than the originals. The panels need a little extra work to get them all into place.

    I have the Inferno and Grapple customs. They're pretty great overall, but my Grapple has some loose tabs in his shoulders.

    zmog
     
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  20. Grievlocke

    Grievlocke Omni Armory

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    If it’s just a straight KO, I’ll pass. If it were an OS I could understand but it only exists to take money away from the original designer and company, so I’m good.
     
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