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Postby gbm » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:04 pm

Anyone use IOFFER.com?

I am new to the site, and I can't help but be very impressed with the number of TF's (of all lines) they have; and at the prices they have them for.

What's the catch?
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:14 pm

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Used them once or twice without any problems but be aware that a lot of what they sell are KO's.
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby gbm » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:15 pm

LOST Cybertronian wrote:Used them once or twice without any problems but be aware that a lot of what they sell are KO's.



Are KOs the same as Reissues?

for example:
http://www.ioffer.com/i/transformers-g1 ... -382901474

and:
http://www.ioffer.com/i/transformers-g1 ... w-77557571

????
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:17 pm

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gbm wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:Used them once or twice without any problems but be aware that a lot of what they sell are KO's.



Are KOs the same as Reissues?

for example:
http://www.ioffer.com/i/transformers-g1 ... -382901474

and:
http://www.ioffer.com/i/transformers-g1 ... w-77557571

????


They often use the word reissue instead of Knock Off. It sounds better but that is a knock off.

In the case of Mirage, it has never officially been reissued as the mold is reportedly broke or lost.
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby gbm » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:24 pm

LOST Cybertronian wrote:
gbm wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:Used them once or twice without any problems but be aware that a lot of what they sell are KO's.



Are KOs the same as Reissues?

for example:
http://www.ioffer.com/i/transformers-g1 ... -382901474

and:
http://www.ioffer.com/i/transformers-g1 ... w-77557571

????


They often use the word reissue instead of Knock Off. It sounds better but that is a knock off.

In the case of Mirage, it has never officially been reissued as the mold is reportedly broke or lost.


ok, so wait a sec....these are totally different from the "Commemorative" ones then?

What can I expect with KO/Reissues?
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:28 pm

Motto: "I've looked into the eye of this island and what I saw was...beautiful"
Weapon: Double-Barreled, Armor-Piercing Particle Beam Cann...
gbm wrote:ok, so wait a sec....these are totally different then "Commemorative" ones?

What can I expect with KO/Reissues?


They are different as they are not made by Hasbro or Takara but a chinese KO company reverse engineering the molds. Can't comment on what to expect.

Commemorative/encore are made by Hasbro or Takara using the original toy molds.
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby gbm » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:39 pm

LOST Cybertronian wrote:
gbm wrote:ok, so wait a sec....these are totally different then "Commemorative" ones?

What can I expect with KO/Reissues?


They are different as they are not made by Hasbro or Takara but a chinese KO company reverse engineering the molds. Can't comment on what to expect.

Commemorative/encore are made by Hasbro or Takara using the original toy molds.



oh man, glad I asked.
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Re: ioffer.com

Postby FortMacs » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:17 am

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My personal opinion is to avoid ioffer. had nothing but trouble from them. Wife lost 1,000 when trying to buy from that site. they shipped her an empty box.
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