Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator

Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator

Monday, December 14th, 2009 4:29am CST

Categories: Movie Related News, Toy News, Knock Offs
Posted by: Blurrz   Views: 106,175

Topic Options: View Discussion · Sign in or Join to reply

Uh-oh. Looks like some Pretenders are on the loose, and we're not talking about Alice and her tongue. The manufacturers of knock-off figures have decided to try their best at EZ Devastator, and it really isn't off from the original. A kind member over at ACToys has uploaded some images of the set.

Re: Buyers Beware: KO ROTF Legend Class Devastator
Re: Buyers Beware: KO ROTF Legend Class Devastator

Knock offs of recent Transformers can easily be determined by their packaging, like what you can see above. However, if you tend to buy loose figures off of Ebay or an online auction site, then you should watch out for knock offs of EZ Devastator - especially since it's an expensive figure. If you're unsure of what you're getting is the real deal, then the toy galleries of Seibertron.com will lead you in the right direction...

Re: Buyers Beware: KO ROTF Legend Class Devastator
Re: Buyers Beware: KO ROTF Legend Class Devastator

Devastator


Keep it at Seibertron.com, your Ultimate Transformers resource!

Credit(s): 纯展世 of ACToys.net, Real Devastator


This article was last modified on Monday, December 14th, 2009 4:32am CST

News Search

Got Transformers News? Let us know here!

Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027707)
Posted by BacardiRock on December 14th, 2009 @ 7:21am CST
Cool. Just give it more time and the bootleggers will re-size these molds into voyager size and it will be sold at Big Lots. All those who complained about not getting a completely transformable movie Devastator (that isn't a legends class figure) will finally get their wish, albeit in knockoff form.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027708)
Posted by Diem on December 14th, 2009 @ 7:24am CST
I'd be a lot more damning of this if Takara wasn't shortpacking four of the seven Constucticons to a ridiculous degree.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027718)
Posted by guardianprime on December 14th, 2009 @ 7:52am CST
who wants to play spot the differences?


admitteldy they are pretty good knockoffs
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027727)
Posted by Crystal Rodimus on December 14th, 2009 @ 8:21am CST
Most obvious difference is no white stripes on knock-off Scavenger.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027754)
Posted by Name_Violation on December 14th, 2009 @ 8:42am CST
looks like the wheels are different. thats 1 way to tell
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027781)
Posted by Hip-Hoptimus Rime on December 14th, 2009 @ 9:05am CST
The KO plastic looks brighter, could be the lighting, or it could be thinner plastic, making it ever so slightly translucent.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027813)
Posted by Chaoslock on December 14th, 2009 @ 11:17am CST
I'll wait for the oversized versions.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027829)
Posted by Grahf on December 14th, 2009 @ 11:55am CST
Damn, that was fast. I'm glad that I just ordered the original Takara one now.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027857)
Posted by same138 on December 14th, 2009 @ 1:01pm CST
It might just be my eyes (or the dodgy photos) but scavenger looks like he's lost the joint at his armpits to me. Is that kind of thing common witk KOs? The Devastator face looks less detailed too, kinda 'soft'. I'm waiting patiently for the Hasbro version to hit the UK.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027911)
Posted by Orthobotrex on December 14th, 2009 @ 4:50pm CST
I've seen a lot of other knock-offs like these and the plastic used always looks cheaper,especially the smaller figures, but good copies at that.
Re: Buyer Beware: Knock Off Legends Class Devastator (1027920)
Posted by Grahf on December 14th, 2009 @ 5:06pm CST
The paint apps on Dev's face kind of give it away too. I realize that this varies from case to case, but the Takara version seems to be more vibrant.

Featured Products on Amazon.com

Buy "Transformers Titans Return Arcee Action Figure Set" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Generations Power of The Primes Deluxe Class Dinobot Swoop" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 13 Voyager Class Movie 2 Megatron" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Power of The Primes Deluxe Class Terrorcon Blot" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 08 Leader Class Movie 1 Decepticon Blackout" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Titans Return Deluxe Twin Twist and Flameout" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series Barricade MPM-5" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series Number 14 Voyager Class Autobot Ironhide" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: The Last Knight Premier Edition Deluxe Strafe" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Leader Class Armada Megatron Figure" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Voyager Class Battle Core Optimus Prime Figure" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Generations Chaos on Velocitron 5-Figure Pack" on AMAZON
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #271 - Meh-pisode
Twincast / Podcast #271:
"Meh-pisode"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2021

New Items on eBay

Buy "transformers tfcc tfss 1.0 Breakdown" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Lost Light 13B Bludgeon Nick Roche Variant Cover IDW D8-18" on EBAY
Buy "transformers animated sentinel prime" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Reveal the Shield 'G2' Optimus Prime" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers War for Cybertron Siege Red Alert Complete" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 61 Sentinel Prime" on EBAY
Buy "Used Build A Bear Transformers Optimus Prime Bear Mask Flips Over Head 17'" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers E3479 Generations War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class WFC-S13 Ul…" on EBAY