The Knock off transformers thread

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

  1. Pfg80

    Pfg80 Dinobot

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    You do know that's a video that shows a vintage G1 Devastator just like the other pics. Nothing weird
     
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  2. lake88

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    I do know you'll see it eventually if you stare at it long enough :) 
     
  3. pilot00

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    There is no definitive answerto 1&2 and everyone who offers one is simply out of his league regarding that matter or biased.

    The honest question is: It varies: From company to company and from release to release. There are KOs that are downright perfect and there are KOs that are downright a waste of plastic and there are KOs that put the originals to shame....You cant just bundle them together. Now how you should know which is which? Only by watching MULTIPLE videos and asking around. Its a hassle its a burden but thats how it works.

    EDIT: There is also the category which I call "Hobby". And that one is something akin to the MP Ratchet KO. Its not perfect by any margin, but if you sit down with the proper tools you can fix it and become stellar. The real question to all these is: What satisfies your buying urges.

    You probably hit a lemon. Even if a production line is churning out stellar pieces, there are bound to be errors. Official or otherwise.
     
  4. z3020878

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    Looks like your 2 and 4 are duplicates. one of them should be the other way
     

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  5. SirToys

    SirToys OS Multicolor KO

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    Tobots with Combiner Wars ports.

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  6. lake88

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    Is it by Weijiang themselves or someone else?
     
  7. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    Just saw this for sale in Akiba, Tokyo, Japan, at the "Mandarake" shop. I've stopped buying things from there, as their "loose" section often features broken/incomplete figures, which aren't listed as such.

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    Btw, this was unboxed. The price in dollars is roughly:

    - Screenshot_20190812-191128.jpg
     
  8. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    I don't get it.
     
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  9. dharmacon

    dharmacon More Than Meets The Isle

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    Thanks for the input. Until Renidragon posted the Sunstreaker video I hadn't thought to go that route.
     
  10. pilot00

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    N

    No problem m8. Thats why we are here for. Helping and giving opinions.
     
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    @primalxconvoy
    Look at the highlighted picture :) . It's not G1 Devastator, most likely it's WJ "Nuclear Warrior" - os ko of DX9 Hulkie.
    Despite doubts, the store seems to be fair - I bought from them PotP Dreadwind and Blackwing during recent sale (~$13 each). I've compared them to the two I already owned (eBay Blackwing and retail store Dreadwind) and I didn't notice any differences. Boxes, figures, accessories, paint applications, plastic quality - all are the same. Only difference is sticker on the box in Chinese (?), which is absent on EU releases.
     
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  12. rasky

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    Thank you so much! This is exactly what I was looking for!
     
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    2 years later I'm still wondering the same thing.
     
  14. Maximus Danz

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    Well, they've done it again, Just got a bunch of notifications of posts on other ko threads getting moved here.
     
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  15. Craigmcgowan1984

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    Yeah got the same about some of mine
     
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  16. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz MC Hammer'ing the shit out of Coronavirus

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    Every couple months they let all the thread of stand-alone build up and then all dump them in here.
     
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  17. octobotimus

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    lol to whoever dumped a discussion on 3p's in here :lol 
     
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  18. Mercutio

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    Well, this won't be chaotic at all.
     
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  19. LeoJ

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    Why
     
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  20. destrongerlupus

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    What so cool!!!
     
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