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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:47 pm 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Gold Trader
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i know there was some article going around about fake king headsets....

could this be one? dont recognise the colour, base plate dont look rite?....maybe im completely wrong? :?:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Chris-King-Sealed ... dZViewItem


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:57 pm 
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baseplate is usually silver?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:03 pm 
BoTY Winner
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I just installed a gold one not but three days ago, and it looks identical. However, the baseplate was silver.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:04 pm 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Gold Trader
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with further looking actually looks fine, but base plate is defo wrong

worth looking at this article thou..

http://www.rouesartisanales.com/article-1271574.html

fake one will be worth more than the original knowing the retro weird world.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:02 pm 
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King base plates aren't split :roll:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:46 am 
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if its real it will have king going round the cups 5 times, or is that just a myth


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 3:14 pm 
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This is a FSA basplate which is very easy to install and remove, but as ar as I know and tried, it doesn't fit the king headsets.


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