Giant Type-61

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Giant Type-61
Maketoys character
Giant Type-61 box
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Species Transformer

Alternate mode

6 robots

Giant Type-61 is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Devastator made by Maketoys in 2012.


Giant Type-61 is a third-party Transformers and homage to the Constructicon Devastator. Six individual robots combine form Giant, an homage to Devastator.


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]

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

In 2012 Reprolabels released a label set for Giant Type-61.


The WTF@TFW podcast for July 7th, 2011 selected the Maketoys Giant prototype as one of the New Picture Picks.[3]

In the TF Beyond podcast for July 5th, 2012 the Giant Type-61 was covered as a topic.[4]

The Twincast podcast for October 26th, 2011 covered Giant team in the news.[5]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for November 30th, 2012 one of the hosts talked about the Giant Type-61 he recently bought.[6]

The Cybercast podcast for December 21st, 2013 discussed the TFsource Christmas 2013 sale on Giant Type-61 in the news.[7]

Giant Type-61 was featured in the 2013 toy reference book Transforming Collections by Philip Reed.[8]

The Hasbro Toy Fair 2016 Investor & Press Day event in February 2016 featured a slide about expanding Transformers into China. Among the pictures on that slide was a man holding Giant Type-61.[9]


  • Maketoys MT-03G Giant Type-61 (2012)
A recolor and remold of the previous Maketoys Giant team members. Comes with an alternate head.
  • Reprolabels Labels for MT Wheel Loader and Mixer (2012)
A set of labels for Wheel Loader and Mixer.[10]
  • Reprolabels Labels for MT Excavator and Bulldozer (2013)
A set of labels for Excavator and Bulldozer.[11]
  • Reprolabels Labels for MT Mobile Crane and Dump Truck (2013)
A set of labels for Mobile Crane and Dump Truck.[12]



  3. Vangelus (July 7th, 2011). "WTF@TFW". (Podcast). TFW2005. 
  4. TJ Duckett (July 5th, 2012). "TF Beyond". (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. 
  5. "Twincast". (Podcast). October 26th, 2011. 
  6. Craig (November 30th, 2012). "Fwooshcast". (Podcast). The Fwoosh. 
  7. Josh (December 21st, 2013). "Cybercast". (Podcast). Josh. 
  8. Reed, Philip (2013). Transforming Collections. ISBN 978-1-62620-496-6. 

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