The Knock off transformers thread

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

  1. Choostopher

    Choostopher Nostalgia Tourist

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    Where is that? I am still new to modern TF collecting so never had a chance to shop at that online store/
     
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  2. grimtnt

    grimtnt Armada is older now than G1 was in 2002

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    Question for anyone with the s cons version of Bawei SS Optimus

    It has the retooled parts of the second Studio Series Prime, but the legs lack the 5mm port, does that mean it can't combine with Jetfire?
     
  3. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    I've handled the real Studio Series Battletrap at my friend's house and the 1:1 KO that I bought its pretty much the same though the chest piece is diecast so he has a nice weight to him.

    Happy to have one for less than the prices they ask for Mainline Voyagers these days. This guy will be the arch nemesis for Autobot tow truck Longarm and I'll rename this guy Wrecking Ball on account of his weapon.
     
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  4. minibot

    minibot Also Know as Minibot_Gears or his dudeness

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    Is the quality any good? simmilar to mechanical alliance or baiwei? it seems nice
     
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  5. SMOG

    SMOG Vocabchampion ArgueTitan

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    I think this Battletrap actually is by Baiwei.

    zmog
     
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  6. Primus Wept

    Primus Wept Well-Known Member

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    I didn't want to pay more than $20 for this guy. I can't seem to catch Bootletroop on sale so this'll do
     
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  7. SMOG

    SMOG Vocabchampion ArgueTitan

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    I'm with you on this.
     
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  8. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    Yeah its good quality, very similar to the real product.
     
  9. deathdrive

    deathdrive Well-Known Member

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    Proof of concept for the helicoptor mode, honestly it just needs a KO of the generations springer sword to fit into the backpack hole with maybe an engine block to attach between. MAKE IT HAPPEN TNT 20230907_192211.jpg 20230907_192159.jpg
     
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  10. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    Did the maketoys tailgate ever get a knockoff?
     

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  11. RussianSentaiFan

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    Looks like a Cold War era experiment. I've read that there were many helicopter-plane hybrids attempted at that time.
     
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  12. daimchoc

    daimchoc Well-Known Member

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    it's readily available on aliexpress. Not sure if it was KOd.
     
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  13. Optimussentinel

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    Does anyone know where I can find one of these?
    Blue Optimus Prime Classic KO CHMS KOTOYS.jpg
    I know it's a long shot but I really want one of these KOs
     
  14. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    Could I bother you for a link? Nothing shows up when I search so maybe I'm using the wrong terms
     
  15. Tarphedon

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    I have two KOLD Blue Konvoy. One is mint but the box was never sealed. I am in Greater Vancouver, BC. 1694203033642563171467477138224.jpg
     
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  16. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    It's in USD what the fuck
     

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  17. Fuze9

    Fuze9 Piddle Patrol

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    It’s 1% off! Can’t beat that kinda discount.
     
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  18. Duke spino

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    Yeah, that guys coo coo.

    Some of his stuff is reasonably, and even amazingly priced for old stuff, like the mastermade stuff at 150, but other times he'll do this sh#t

    He also seems to be a legit seller as well, which makes it all the weirder really
     
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  19. mynameisxinxin

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    Nostalgic, I missed the day buying some CHUC KO toys from Kotoys
     
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  20. SMOG

    SMOG Vocabchampion ArgueTitan

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    Gobots Raizor much? :) 
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    I see this kind of approach to pricing with online sellers often, and I'm sure there must be some kind of logic behind it. Is it just an idiot-lottery? Are they taking the chance that someone with deep pockets impulse-buys it? Or do they just temporarily change the price to something crazy so nobody will take it while there's a pending buyer, and that way they won't need to pay to re-list it if it falls through? Genuinely curious.

    zmog
     
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