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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>
 
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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Wheel Loader & Mixer
Wheelloadermixer-box.jpg
Maketoys Wheel Loader & Mixer box
Publication information
Created by Maketoys
In-story information
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 TFClub Structor.

Mixer is not the only third party Transformer homage to Mixmaster. There is also TFClub 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 [email protected] podcast for February 17th, 2012 selected the Maketoys Giant members as one of the New Picture Picks.[6]

The [email protected] podcast for April 19th, 2012 selected Giant as one of the New Picture Picks.[7]

The [email protected] podcast for June 13th, 2012 selected Wheel Loader and Mixer as one of the New Picture Picks.[8]

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. 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. 
  7. 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. 
  8. 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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