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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:14 am

horus wrote:
Gauntlet101010 wrote:I'm going to wait until all four Dinocombiners are ready to go. I'd rather wait, pay, and get them all at once than two at a time.

Still, these guys ... it's amazing that we're getting them. Normally, I don't care for KOs, but for the Dinocombiners I shall spend.


you'll have to wait for some time then.. first these two get released, then slamdance and sqwakbox and only after that the other two cassettrons.. on and there might be some recolors in the middle messing up the schedule :-?

Is that their release schedule? Geez ... I'll probably get these sooner rather than later, then. Although I'm still inclined to wait until they actually have these in stock ... I just might change my mind on that, though.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Covenant » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:37 am

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I wouldn't take any chances. Collectors have wanted the dinos for years, but we've all been in a situation of 'if you don't have them by now, you're probably not going to have them period', would put a bit of urgency on securing these..to me.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Covenant » Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:04 am

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I wouldn't take any chances. Collectors have wanted the dinos for years, but we've all been in a situation of 'if you don't have them by now, you're probably not going to have them period', would put a bit of urgency on securing these..to me.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby horus » Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:19 pm

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These two will have a run of 1000 (pairs), the other two will only be in store next year according to kotoys.. with that in mind i would recommend anyone interested in getting them
sooner then later.
There's also a post on kotoys forum about some recolor options for all of them along the way, atobot paintjobs, decpeticon paintjobs.. bla bla bla. :D
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Wed Oct 05, 2011 1:44 pm

Oh ... oh .... very well. I'd rather have waited for them to actually arrive (and maybe try Aces Toy Store for faster shipping), but if there's a limited quantity ... then I guess, as a cassette collector, I can't wait. Even though I'd kind of rather wait.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Stormrider » Wed Oct 05, 2011 4:31 pm

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horus wrote:These two will have a run of 1000 (pairs), the other two will only be in store next year according to kotoys.. with that in mind i would recommend anyone interested in getting them
sooner then later.
There's also a post on kotoys forum about some recolor options for all of them along the way, atobot paintjobs, decpeticon paintjobs.. bla bla bla. :D



Thanks for the heads up.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Astronopolis » Mon Oct 10, 2011 1:32 pm

its too much money for the novelty of owning a copy of a rare toy to me, but your mileage may vary. the boxart is so awesome for these guys that the figures themselves just look like crap to me. now if they were given a redesign a la classics i could be persuaded...

also, squawkbox (and his components) is one who id be extremely excited for, especially if given a redesign, but thats a different convo for a different thread.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 1:59 pm

I'm a cassette hunting collector, so, unless I wanna pay around $5000 a pop for the real deals, these are a must for me.

Not Squawk Box or Slam Dance, though.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Razorclaw0000 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:12 pm

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Gauntlet101010 wrote:I'm a cassette hunting collector, so, unless I wanna pay around $5000 a pop for the real deals, these are a must for me.

Not Squawk Box or Slam Dance, though.


The authenticate figures are around $400-$600 a pair. Extravagant, but not unobtainable. I've waffled on these guys so much I'm out syrup, but I think I've finally decided to pass, and keep the originals on my (long) list. I have more recent rarities to finish up.
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Re: KO Dino Cassettes on the horizon

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:42 pm

Razorclaw0000 wrote:
Gauntlet101010 wrote:I'm a cassette hunting collector, so, unless I wanna pay around $5000 a pop for the real deals, these are a must for me.

Not Squawk Box or Slam Dance, though.


The authenticate figures are around $400-$600 a pair. Extravagant, but not unobtainable. I've waffled on these guys so much I'm out syrup, but I think I've finally decided to pass, and keep the originals on my (long) list. I have more recent rarities to finish up.

Really? I coulda sworn I saw an ebay auction for just one at 5 grand. Maybe I'm misremembering or maybe it was an overenthusiastic seller...

Well, that's way more than I'm willing to put down for a pair of tapes anyway. I'd say $400-$600 makes them unobtainable for me, if not everyone else.
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