Why don't third party companies ever OS themselves?

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  1. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    For example, wouldn't mp sized TW WWI figures sell well? Sorry if this is in the wrong place
     
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    they do
     
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    Lots of os legends scaled figures would fit really well on a chug shelf, but nobody is even trying to do that.
     
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    There are a lot of missed oportunities about just OS a figure, I would´ve loved OS Animated Sentinel Prime and Lugnut to fit the scale with the rest :( 
     
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    If theybwantes to make it bigger, they would have just made it that size in the first place.
     
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    There are some that probably do. Who is to say that Jinbao isn't Generation Toy. No way of knowing. But I think its more likely that 3rd party sell their designs to KO companies than doing it themselves.

    I imagine a big reason they do not OS their own designs and release them under the same brand name is how much it will piss of the people who bought the original designs. Many would think they now have the inferior versions.

    OSing also exposes engineering that may have worked at a smaller scale but fails at the larger size. Jinbao Predaking for example.
     
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    Magic square did it once.
     
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    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    Wouldn't that be a downscale? The MP came first.
     
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    Wh33l JcK Well-Known Member

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    I'd like to see some of those Legends upsized to Chug scale.
     
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    Perhaps but I think the design was always intended to be a legends figure and they just upscaled that design and added some improved engineering.
     
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    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    Probably.
     
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    Yeah, why don't companies pour more money into making their product worse? They so stoopid!
     
  13. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    Different sizes for different markets