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Offline Jesse James

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Hasbro "Zip Vehicles" Toys?
« on: December 5, 2009, 04:32 AM »
There was a gallery of prototypes, and among them were some Zip-wire type vehicles.  I used to play with cars and motorcycles as a kid that used the little plastic zip cord thing to rev up an engine.  They pinched your fingers all the time, and the motorcycles went ape**** when you let them loose. :)


Clicky to check it out.

Not everyone's cup of tea but the kiddies will probably like them smashing around on the kitchen floor or flying off the table.
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Re: Hasbro "Zip Vehicles" Toys?
« Reply #1 on: December 5, 2009, 10:45 AM »
Here's an old post from when the BARC Speeder came up.

Almost looks like the old 70's Kenner Smash Up Derby/SSP Racers that came with a plastic rip cord that you pulled from the veichle & then set it on the floor & it went like a bat out of hell. Hmmm, I wonder.







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Re: Hasbro "Zip Vehicles" Toys?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2010, 05:06 PM »
I was looking at these again and I don't recall - have these been confirmed/rumored as Hasbro toys? The reason I ask as I was looking over that marketing plan from JTA again and was wondering if the zip toys are for that McDonalds QSR promo?
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Re: Hasbro "Zip Vehicles" Toys?
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2010, 10:43 PM »
Interesting thought.  I'd say it's a very reasonable possibility.

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Re: Hasbro "Zip Vehicles" Toys?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2010, 11:35 PM »
No, these definitely were NOT confirmed as Hasbro toys...  They just turned up from the same source, so these may or may not have a home outside of Hasbro right now, and there's nothing to indicate either way at the moment.  :-\
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