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G1 Knock Offs at Big Lots (Prowl and Red Alert)

Transformers News: G1 Knock Offs at Big Lots (Prowl and Red Alert)
Date: Saturday, August 4th 2007 8:40pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): TFW 2005

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Big Lots is a great place for KO's, especially G1 combiners.

It appears that another kind of KO can be added to the list.

Large size Knock Off versions of World's Smallest Transformers Prowl, and World's Smallest Transformers Red Alert have been found at Big Lots.

Read the full siting here along with pictures of these interesting KOs.

As always keep an I peeled towards the Seibertron.com Toy News Section for more information on vintage, Knock Off, and New Transformers' Toys news.

New KO on the Market: Classics Megatron!

Transformers News: New KO on the Market:  Classics Megatron!
Date: Tuesday, June 5th 2007 12:27pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Bed Bugs | Credit(s): Darth Decepticonus

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Seibertron.com member Darth Decepticonus has found something very interesting on eBay.com. There is a new listing for a Super Laser Gun who may look a little familiar.

It is a remolded and repainted Classics Megatron! The figure is the same as Classics Megatron overall with a different color, however, the Decepticon Insignia on the scope of the figure has also been removed.

With knock-off's, one is never enough. So we'll keep you posted if any more Classics receive knock-off treatments as well.


Wheeljack KO on the Way Soon

Transformers News: Wheeljack KO on the Way Soon
Date: Wednesday, April 18th 2007 6:20pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): Yamaotto of TFW2005

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Over the past few weeks we have seen a lot of images of G1 knock offs. Today images of another G1 knock off has surfaced. The latest figure to get the knock off treatment is G1 Wheeljack. Yamaotto of TFW2005 has posted a link to the image. Click here to go to the link.

KO G1 Mirage on the Way and Devestator Could be Next

Transformers News: KO G1 Mirage on the Way and Devestator Could be Next
Date: Tuesday, April 17th 2007 7:09pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): JBrock and keebler elfbot

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Our own JBrock has posted some interesting infromation in the Energon Pub about a new Knock Off G1 Mirage. He has learned that the figure will retail for around $150.00. JBrock has also reported seeing a picture of six reproduced heads for G1 Devastator.

We also received an email from keebler elfbot telling us that KO Mirage will be available in May. Keebler elfbot also sent us the following photos of Knock Off G1 Mirage and G1 Devastator:








More World Smallest Transformers KO Figures

Transformers News: More World Smallest Transformers KO Figures
Date: Monday, September 4th 2006 5:25am CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Calenatarion | Credit(s): heerotoysmaker of talk.transformers

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heerotoysmaker from talk.transformers has posted a pic of 2 new knock off Transformers. In addition to the translucent Thundercracker and Skywarp, there are now 2 new versions available! These two are Starscream and Sunstorm!

Interested in the pic? Click here to see all 4 seekers together at Talk.Transformers.

Knock Off World's Smallest Skywarp Photos

Transformers News: Knock Off World's Smallest Skywarp Photos
Date: Saturday, April 8th 2006 7:55pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): AcToys.net and TFW2005

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A member of AcToys.net, a Chinese message board, has posted some interesting images. The images of are a Knock Off World's Smallest Skywarp. In these pictures Skywarp is not the knock off translucent version, which pictures of have surfaced of in the past. So be careful when shopping for a World's Smallest Skywarp!

G1 Optimus Prime Knock Off on E-bay.

Transformers News: G1 Optimus Prime Knock Off on E-bay.
Date: Sunday, January 22nd 2006 1:28pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Calenatarion | Credit(s): GetterDragun

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SEIBERTRON.com member GetterDragun has repored that he has spotted a knock off version of Generation One Optimus Prime! These Chinese replica's are considered to look a lot like the originals and can be found quite easily on e-Bay! So be aware!

Click here to view the auction yourself!

Knock Off Binaltech Swindle with yellow Hound Head?

Transformers News: Knock Off Binaltech Swindle with yellow Hound Head?
Date: Thursday, July 28th 2005 11:11pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Alex Kingdom | Credit(s): Maz

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Maz of the Energon Pub has managed to get his hands on the previously reported Chinese knock off 'Binaltech Metals Transform Swindle'. What is interesting is that he seems to be a hybrid of Swindle and Hound parts and carries a yellow Hound head, some say he looks a little like the eHOBBY excluisve G1 Hound repaint Junkion Detritus?
See more images and a full description of the toy here at the Energon Pub, and/or click on the links below to see a selection of the images:

Mis-coloured Hound Head
Comparison with BT Swindle
Vehicle Mode
Faction Symbol
Box comparison with BT Swindle Box

"Official looking" Knock-Off G1 Cyclonus at BigBadToyStore removed from their store

Transformers News: "Official looking" Knock-Off G1 Cyclonus at BigBadToyStore removed from their store
Date: Monday, May 23rd 2005 5:00pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Seibertron

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It seems the G1 knock-off problem is getting worse and worse by the day. I recently contacted Joel at BigBadToyStore.com regarding concerns about a "case fresh" shipment of G1 Cyclnous figures that they had recently posted for sale on their website. After closer inspection, BigBadToyStore.com did the right thing (as they always do) by removing the figure from their store after they compared the figure to an original and discovered it's another addition to the Chinese knock offs that seem to keep popping up. When it comes to a "fresh case of original G1 Transformers," just remember: "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."

-----Original Message-----
From: Joel - BigBadToyStore
Sent: Monday, May 23, 2005
To: Ryan Yzquierdo
Subject: Re: Cyclonus figure - knock off?

Hi Ryan - I opened one up and compared it to an authentic G1 version we had here and can confirm they are knockoffs - damn good ones however, it was tough to tell, but there were a few giveaways: (feel free to post this)

1. The bottom of the right wing says 1986 Hasbro - in a font thats not quite right (authentic one says: Hasbro 1986 Takara Co. Ltd. 1986 Japan

2. The nose cone is very soft rubber that bends too easily and was actually kind of sticky (and smells kind of bad - like rubber and old fish)

3. The injection mold areas are much rougher than they should be with pockets or raised stressed areas instead of smooth cuts - overall the plastic is a bit lesser in quality.

4. Wings have a different feel to them when detaching and come off much easier than the real one

The box itself other than having the chinese sticker seemed to be very close - the cardboard feels just a bit thinner than it should and a bit rougher paper grade - so not quite as smooth & glossy as it should be. No clue why they would go to all this trouble and then put the sticker on it for the giveaway

Thanks so much for the heads up - I removed them from the site and will refund the few people who did buy - my supplier was duped by these as well so he'll be receiving them back from us.
Thanks!

Joel
www.bigbadtoystore.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Ryan Yzquierdo
To: Joel - BigBadToyStore
Sent: Monday, May 23, 2005
Subject: Cyclonus figure - knock off?

Hey Joel,

I don’t think the G1 Cyclonus you guys recently posted on your site is an original figure (http://bigbadtoystore.com/subtoy2.asp?Queryid=tf426). There are a wave of Chinese Transformers in US packaging that are hitting the market right now. It’s kind of scary because no one seems to know what is and isn’t an official product anymore. The best theory that I’ve heard about these figures are that they kept being made in China long after they were no longer supposed to be produced. So far, other figures that have "mysteriously" shown up like Cyclonus are Beachcomber, Seaspray, Backstreet and Squawktalk / Beastbox (Cassettes). There are small differences in paint jobs, misspellings on the packaging (look closely at the words on the back), sticker applications (extra or missing) and copyright stampings on the figures from the originals. They are all marked with the same sticker in the upper right hand corner of the packaging. I’m pretty sure these aren’t original Cyclonus figures – not to mention that Cyclonus was never packaged just by himself – I believe he came with other seeker jets.

I have a gallery of an original boxed version of Cyclonus on my site if you want to compare: CLICK HERE.

More Images of Knock Off Yellow Binaltech Lambor

Transformers News: More Images of Knock Off Yellow Binaltech Lambor
Date: Monday, May 9th 2005 10:52pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Alex Kingdom | Credit(s): TFormers, transfansph

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Transfan Philippines have posted a second gallery of the yellow KO BT-02 Lambor (Sideswipe), these show him out of package with more detail and a varient box more in the style of Binaltech. See the original images here or click on the links below to view the images:


Robot-mode
Head Shot
Back
Arm Detail
Decepticon? Faction Symbol
Upper Arm Detail (showing possible production error?)
Weapon
With BT Meister
Vehicle-mode
Front End (Modified so parts wont stick out)
Box Varient

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