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'''Wheel Loader & Mixer''' are [[fictional character]]s made by [[Maketoys]] in 2012 as [[third party Transformer]]s. They are homages to the 1985 [[Transformers]] Constructicons Scrapper and Mixmaster.  
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'''Wheel Loader & Mixer''' are [[fictional character]]s made by [[Maketoys]] in 2012 as [[third-party Transformer]]s. They are homages to the 1985 [[Transformers]] Constructicons Scrapper and Mixmaster.  
  
 
==Maketoys==
 
==Maketoys==
Wheel Loader & Mixer are third party Transformers and homages to the Constructicons Scrapper and Mixmaster. They combine with the other toys from their line to form [[Giant (Maketoys)|Giant]], an homage to Devastator.   
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Wheel Loader & Mixer are third-party Transformers and homages to the Constructicons Scrapper and Mixmaster. They combine with the other toys from their line to form [[Giant (Maketoys)|Giant]], an homage to Devastator.   
  
Wheel Loader is not the only third party Transformer homage to Scrapper. There is also TFClub [[Structor]].
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Wheel Loader is not the only third-party Transformer homage to Scrapper. There is also TFC Toys [[Structor]].
  
Mixer is not the only third party Transformer homage to Mixmaster. There is also TFClub [[Madblender]].
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Mixer is not the only third-party Transformer homage to Mixmaster. There is also TFC Toys [[Madblender]].
  
 
===Development===
 
===Development===
Maketoys first teased a Devastator homage toy on their web site in June of 2011.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoy-website-live-laser-optimus-prime-upgrade-powerglide-seaspray-devastator-172616/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13237</REF>
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Maketoys first teased a Devastator homage toy on their web site in June 2011.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoy-website-live-laser-optimus-prime-upgrade-powerglide-seaspray-devastator-172616/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13237</REF>
  
In July of 2011 Maketoys posted the first prototype pictures of the Giant members.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoy-update-giant-from-build-series-172788/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13237</REF>
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In July 2011 Maketoys posted the first prototype pictures of the Giant members.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoy-update-giant-from-build-series-172788/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13237</REF>
  
In October of 2011 Maketoys displayed a prototype of Giant at the Cherry Bomb Toy Show.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/3rd-party-toy-rundown-from-cherry-bomb-toy-show-173568/</REF>  
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In October 2011 Maketoys displayed a prototype of Giant at the Cherry Bomb Toy Show.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/3rd-party-toy-rundown-from-cherry-bomb-toy-show-173568/</REF>  
  
 
Promotional photos of the Giant prototype included a comparison with [[FansProject]] Colossus.
 
Promotional photos of the Giant prototype included a comparison with [[FansProject]] Colossus.
  
 
===Reception===
 
===Reception===
The [email protected] podcast for July 7th, 2011 selected the Maketoys Giant prototype as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/433239-wtf-tfw-155-july-7-2011-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = July 7th, 2011 }}</REF>
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In the [[moonbase2]] podcast for June 26th, 2011 Mikey mentioned there was a new company called Maketoys who were making a toy based on Devastator.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-156 | title = moonbase2| website =http://moonbase2.libsyn.com | publisher =moonbase2 | host =Dave | date = June 26th, 2011 }}</REF>
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The [[[email protected]]] podcast for July 7th, 2011 selected the Maketoys Giant prototype as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/433239-wtf-tfw-155-july-7-2011-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = July 7th, 2011 }}</REF>
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The [[Good Morning, Cybertron!]] podcast for October 17th, 2011 discussed prototype images of Maketoys Paladin/Chaos and Giant in the news.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjgUR1ZyZTA | title = Good Morning, Cybertron! | website =https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 | publisher =blunghole | host =blunghole | date = October 17th, 2011 }}</REF>
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The [[Twincast]] podcast for October 26th, 2011 covered Giant team in the news.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/news/twincast-podcast-episode-31-united-again/23090 | title = Twincast | website =http://www.seibertron.com | publisher =Seibertron.com | host = | date = October 26th, 2011 }}</REF>
  
 
The [email protected] podcast for February 17th, 2012 selected the Maketoys Giant members as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/554782-wtf-tfw-187-february-17-2012-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = February 17th, 2012 }}</REF>
 
The [email protected] podcast for February 17th, 2012 selected the Maketoys Giant members as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/554782-wtf-tfw-187-february-17-2012-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = February 17th, 2012 }}</REF>
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The [[Radio Free Cybertron]] podcast for March 28th, 2012 discussed Giant as part of their Third Party Roundup.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/3/29/radio-free-cybertron-03282012.html | title = Radio Free Cybertron | website =http://www.tfradio.net/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Brian Kilby | date = March 28th, 2012 }}</REF>
  
 
The [email protected] podcast for April 19th, 2012 selected Giant as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/584569-wtf-tfw-196-april-19-2012-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = April 19th, 2012 }}</REF>
 
The [email protected] podcast for April 19th, 2012 selected Giant as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/584569-wtf-tfw-196-april-19-2012-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = April 19th, 2012 }}</REF>
  
 
The [email protected] podcast for June 13th, 2012 selected Wheel Loader and Mixer as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/618914-wtf-tfw-204-june-13-2012-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = June 13th, 2012 }}</REF>
 
The [email protected] podcast for June 13th, 2012 selected Wheel Loader and Mixer as one of the New Picture Picks.<REF>{{Cite podcast | url = http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/618914-wtf-tfw-204-june-13-2012-a.html | title = [email protected] | website =http://www.tfw2005.com/ | publisher =TFW2005 | host =Vangelus | date = June 13th, 2012 }}</REF>
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*[http://www.toyboxcollection.com/reviews/maketoys_loader_mixer/ Wheel Loader & Mixer review at Toy Box Collector]
  
 
===Toys===
 
===Toys===
 
*'''''Maketoys'' MT-03C Giant Series Wheel Loader & Mixer''' (2012)
 
*'''''Maketoys'' MT-03C Giant Series Wheel Loader & Mixer''' (2012)
:Original third party Transformer molds made by Maketoys. Transformer from robots to construction vehicles. Comes with a poster. These toys were recolored into parts of the [[Giant Type-61]] set.   
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:Original third-party Transformer molds made by Maketoys. Transformer from robots to construction vehicles. Comes with a poster. These toys were recolored into parts of the [[Giant Type-61]] set.   
  
 
===Gallery===
 
===Gallery===
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image:maketoysprototypes-oct2011.jpg|Maketoys Giant, Battle Tanker, Hover, Bomber and Paladin/Chaos
 
image:maketoysprototypes-oct2011.jpg|Maketoys Giant, Battle Tanker, Hover, Bomber and Paladin/Chaos
 
image:giant-colossus.jpg|Prototype Maketoys Giant and FansProject Colossus
 
image:giant-colossus.jpg|Prototype Maketoys Giant and FansProject Colossus
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image:wheelloadermixer-poster.jpg|Maketoys Wheel Loader & Mixer poster
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
[[image:wheelloadermixer-poster.jpg|Maketoys Wheel Loader & Mixer poster]]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.maketoys.jp/MT03C.html Wheel Loader & Mixer at Maketoys]
 
*[http://www.maketoys.jp/MT03C.html Wheel Loader & Mixer at Maketoys]
*[http://www.toyboxcollection.com/reviews/maketoys_loader_mixer/ Wheel Loader & Mixer review at Toy Box Collector]
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*[http://tfsource.com/maketoys/yellowgiant-setc/ Wheel Loader & Mixer at TFsource]
  
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[[Category:2012 toys]]
 
[[Category:Combiners (Transformers)]]
 
[[Category:Combiners (Transformers)]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters introduced in 2012]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters introduced in 2012]]

Latest revision as of 22:30, 1 June 2016

Wheel Loader & Mixer
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Maketoys Wheel Loader & Mixer box
Publication information
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Member(s) Wheel Loader & Mixer

Wheel Loader & Mixer are fictional characters made by Maketoys in 2012 as third-party Transformers. They are homages to the 1985 Transformers Constructicons Scrapper and Mixmaster.

Maketoys

Wheel Loader & Mixer are third-party Transformers and homages to the Constructicons Scrapper and Mixmaster. They combine with the other toys from their line to form Giant, an homage to Devastator.

Wheel Loader is not the only third-party Transformer homage to Scrapper. There is also TFC Toys Structor.

Mixer is not the only third-party Transformer homage to Mixmaster. There is also TFC Toys Madblender.

Development

Maketoys first teased a Devastator homage toy on their web site in June 2011.[1]

In July 2011 Maketoys posted the first prototype pictures of the Giant members.[2]

In October 2011 Maketoys displayed a prototype of Giant at the Cherry Bomb Toy Show.[3]

Promotional photos of the Giant prototype included a comparison with FansProject Colossus.

Reception

In the moonbase2 podcast for June 26th, 2011 Mikey mentioned there was a new company called Maketoys who were making a toy based on Devastator.[4]

The [email protected] podcast for July 7th, 2011 selected the Maketoys Giant prototype as one of the New Picture Picks.[5]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for October 17th, 2011 discussed prototype images of Maketoys Paladin/Chaos and Giant in the news.[6]

The Twincast podcast for October 26th, 2011 covered Giant team in the news.[7]

The [email protected] podcast for February 17th, 2012 selected the Maketoys Giant members as one of the New Picture Picks.[8]

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for March 28th, 2012 discussed Giant as part of their Third Party Roundup.[9]

The [email protected] podcast for April 19th, 2012 selected Giant as one of the New Picture Picks.[10]

The [email protected] podcast for June 13th, 2012 selected Wheel Loader and Mixer as one of the New Picture Picks.[11]

Toys

  • Maketoys MT-03C Giant Series Wheel Loader & Mixer (2012)
Original third-party Transformer molds made by Maketoys. Transformer from robots to construction vehicles. Comes with a poster. These toys were recolored into parts of the Giant Type-61 set.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoy-website-live-laser-optimus-prime-upgrade-powerglide-seaspray-devastator-172616/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13237
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoy-update-giant-from-build-series-172788/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13237
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/3rd-party-toy-rundown-from-cherry-bomb-toy-show-173568/
  4. Dave (June 26th, 2011). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-156. 
  5. Vangelus (July 7th, 2011). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/433239-wtf-tfw-155-july-7-2011-a.html. 
  6. blunghole (October 17th, 2011). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjgUR1ZyZTA. 
  7. "Twincast". http://www.seibertron.com (Podcast). Seibertron.com. October 26th, 2011. http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/news/twincast-podcast-episode-31-united-again/23090. 
  8. Vangelus (February 17th, 2012). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/554782-wtf-tfw-187-february-17-2012-a.html. 
  9. Brian Kilby (March 28th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/3/29/radio-free-cybertron-03282012.html. 
  10. Vangelus (April 19th, 2012). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/584569-wtf-tfw-196-april-19-2012-a.html. 
  11. Vangelus (June 13th, 2012). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/618914-wtf-tfw-204-june-13-2012-a.html. 

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