A very unofficial Titan-sized Predaking

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bumblemusprime

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Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:51 pm

In case anyone hasn't seen it, there's a KO of the third-party Predacons that has been sized-up to match Devastator. Word is that it is decent quality, too.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/No-retail-box-T ... 2242952133

Best First wrote:I didn't like it. They don't have mums, or dads, or children. And they turn into stuff. And they don't eat Monster Munch or watch Xena: Warrior Princess. Or do one big poo in the morning and another one in the afternoon. I bet they weren't even excited by and then subsequently disappointed by Star Wars Prequels. Or have a glass full of spare change near their beds. That they don't have.

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Wow. That looks great. But how can it only be $140? Hmmmm.

"But the Costa story featuring Starscream? Fantastic! This guy is "The One", I just know it, just from these few pages. "--Yaya, who is never wrong.

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Because it's a KO?

Best First wrote:I didn't like it. They don't have mums, or dads, or children. And they turn into stuff. And they don't eat Monster Munch or watch Xena: Warrior Princess. Or do one big poo in the morning and another one in the afternoon. I bet they weren't even excited by and then subsequently disappointed by Star Wars Prequels. Or have a glass full of spare change near their beds. That they don't have.

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Even as a KO the price for it seems low to me. Must be some cheap material or something.

"But the Costa story featuring Starscream? Fantastic! This guy is "The One", I just know it, just from these few pages. "--Yaya, who is never wrong.

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I came here to talk about these + other KOs.

I'm probably going to get this.

Got the KO MP Wheeljack today - it's ******* ace.

Seriously, you literally would not tell the difference.

£20 delivered from ebay. That's 28 ******* bucks. Including shipping from China.

I've got the KO Terminus Hexatron somewhere in transit, which is also supposed to be bang tidy.

If it's ***** I've hardly spent a dime on it.

Going to order KO Prowl and Sideswipe.

And after theem I'll probably nab these ****.

You can see reviews of all of them on youtube btw.

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Let us know how you like it snarlz.

"But the Costa story featuring Starscream? Fantastic! This guy is "The One", I just know it, just from these few pages. "--Yaya, who is never wrong.

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snarl wrote:I came here to talk about these + other KOs.

I'm probably going to get this.

Got the KO MP Wheeljack today - it's ******* ace.

Seriously, you literally would not tell the difference.

£20 delivered from ebay. That's 28 ******* bucks. Including shipping from China.

I've got the KO Terminus Hexatron somewhere in transit, which is also supposed to be bang tidy.

If it's ***** I've hardly spent a dime on it.

Going to order KO Prowl and Sideswipe.

And after theem I'll probably nab these ****.

You can see reviews of all of them on youtube btw.


Please tell me you're going to start doing YouTube reviews. "Papa Snarl's Profanity-tastic Toy Reviews" would be my new favorite show.

Best First wrote:I didn't like it. They don't have mums, or dads, or children. And they turn into stuff. And they don't eat Monster Munch or watch Xena: Warrior Princess. Or do one big poo in the morning and another one in the afternoon. I bet they weren't even excited by and then subsequently disappointed by Star Wars Prequels. Or have a glass full of spare change near their beds. That they don't have.

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Yaya wrote:Even as a KO the price for it seems low to me. Must be some cheap material or something.


Incredible the savings you can make when somebody else has already paid all the design and r&d costs.

Plus they're not packaged separately (so costs saved there) and there's stuff like Headstrong and Tantrum having the same face, so there's probably some other corners been cut.

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I have this guy.

Initial impressions: I went straight for Predaking size, so this won't be a detailed review.

- Various weird KO-y things: heads on Tantrum & Headstrong are much larger than they should be.
- Plastic is light, similar to Combiner Wars. This could pass easily as a great Hasbro toy.
- He is a bit wobbly. I managed to get him to stand on his own, but for the most part, especially when the sword is involved, you need to brace up his back.
- Speaking of the sword: HUGE. Monstrous. Easily as tall as this figure.
- Headstrong's horn broke in shipping. Ain't really a thing--I just sanded it down and colored in the broken section with a Sharpie--but a reminder of KO quality.

Overall, this is amazing. Feels about of a piece with Combiner Wars quality, except for the wobbly issue.

Best First wrote:I didn't like it. They don't have mums, or dads, or children. And they turn into stuff. And they don't eat Monster Munch or watch Xena: Warrior Princess. Or do one big poo in the morning and another one in the afternoon. I bet they weren't even excited by and then subsequently disappointed by Star Wars Prequels. Or have a glass full of spare change near their beds. That they don't have.

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