The Knock off transformers thread

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

  1. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    I would vote Ironhide--for the exact reason mentioned. He's a bit closer to old-school size. But I like the idea of both Ironhide and Sideswipe to show both worlds.
     
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  2. lake88

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    Star Saber yes, cheetor idk. Star Saber's KO is one of those imitation ones with TakaTomy packaging, advertised as "factory stock" or "clearance stock", if you see it under 100 USD brand new, that's probably it.
     
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  3. SMOG

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    Personally I like the idea of using Ironhide because he's more in scale with the rest of my CHUG collection, and therefore he's more useful for gauging relative scales. Sideswipe is too short in my opinion.

    zmog
     
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  4. indie

    indie Guns! More guns!

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    Hello, if anyone have both Weijiang Detective v2 or v3 Hound and MPM Ironhide, i would requets a side by side photo please. Thanks.
     
  5. SMOG

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    Not to create another false panic, but there was another rumour circulating about WeiJiang's offices getting raided in China a few days ago.

    Just curious if anyone has heard more about this, or is it just another false rumour (or the return of the earlier false rumour?)

    zmog
     
  6. Thatsjustkreo67

    Thatsjustkreo67 Masterforce Kreon

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    I can’t seem to find him anywhere on eBay. Is he on Ailexpress or something?
     
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    stprime THE OP that the Matrix refused.

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    I’m trying to decide if the delta Magnus I just got is a ko.
     
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  9. Grumpy Old Bot

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    Who makes these?
     
  10. GAUGE

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    look at your packaging. there's so many easy ways to tell. look at the card, look at the instructions. then take a nice thorough lookover of the figure itself.

    Mine is original. I def know the difference.

    How much did you pay? where'd you get it etc?
     
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    GAUGE ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Ben's Collectibles already nipped that false shit in the bud.
     
  12. Thalyn

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    What are the odds I would have these two already standing side-by-side in my cupboard...? Not specifically set up that way or anything - that's just where they happen to be standing.

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    For reference, that's Siege, Masterpiece and OSKOMP Ironhide just coming into view on the left, Graviter behind MPM Ironhide, Reximus Prime behind Detective, and SS Grimlock on the right with Legends Scamper in front (and Guttur's tail "wing" just poking into view).
     
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  13. lake88

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    Might be worth looking there. It doesn't seem like they ever replenished the stocks that sneaked on the market a couple of years ago, even on Taobao it's hard to find now.

    I know MP24 Starsaber has an imitation KO because I've read the Chinese boards' extensive comparisons between both versions. There are minute differences between the molds, showing that there is no way they are made using the same Hasbro/Takara molds. The most obvious difference is with Saber's thruster nozzles
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    Can't say if these comparisons exists for other MPs, I don't collect MPs...
     
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  14. indie

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    Just what i needed, thank you !
     
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  15. octobotimus

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    If only that ko was still around, might have been able to grab a star saber for cheap :( 
     
  16. vvvTheONEvvv

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    So, this huge box arrived from @SirToys ... my 2 youngest children can fit in it at the same time.

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    A few that I was able to get to...

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    As well as these...

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    And this glorious ko skittles colored optimus...

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    And then a surprise shipment came in from DEED @KOncept...

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    The paint master concept KAT-02 Optimus/RID2001 from the chief fire mold.

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    Custom colored head, chest, forearms and hands... if I'm correct, this was the last step before production would have begun?

    Not only this amazing piece arrived...

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    But DEED sent me 2 MORE fire chiefs...

    I am seriously in shock right now - when the guy said he was going to send me something for believing in them, I thought it would be a simple accessory.

    But a painted master sample?

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    Did I mention they were free?

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  17. SirToys

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    The gashapon machines where I got those "Ultraman Mini Truck" bots are gone, I guess the owner moved them to another mall.

    A couple of big items couldn't fit so they went back in your On Hold crate. :) 

    --

    On a side note I'm keeping my eye open for the Happy Meal toys that were spotted in Taiwan. (not seen here in China yet).
     
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  18. vvvTheONEvvv

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    Man, my 4 year old wanted those ultraman gashapon tf's so bad, because they are about the size of his hotwheels! So I took the heads back off and let him run em' around on the track a bit.

    My eldest was all over the guns, and yet, his favorite is the white police pistol. Straight hid it under his pillow already.

    My daughter was trying the match outfits for school to the LOL watchbots - knew those would get her hooked! And the My Little Pony chronophormer watch is a solid hit with EVERYTHING she has... she has been using it to tell barbie, shimmer&shine, etc that they only have a few minutes of her time. :lol 

    She pops it off the watch, transforms it, and then makes it talk to her toys like it's a warden!
     
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  19. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz DIAAAAAAAAAAAAAA-CLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONE!!!!

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    Hey man, hope you like the cheifs.
     
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  20. SMOG

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    Random dude on a Facebook group. Which is exactly why I was asking here for more reliable information / confirmation. :rolleyes2 

    But when? Do you have a link?

    One rumour involved being served with some sort of suit, the other involved an actual raid on a physical site (which has happened to 3P companies and sellers before, so it's not exactly far-fetched).

    zmog