Need help identifying transforming robot toys

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  1. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    I with I had pictures of these guys, but I lost them before I even thought about where they may have come from. It was a couple of red, white & blue robots who turned into a jet, and some kind of crab/flying saucer thing.

    The jet pretty much stood up on its engines and the cockpit rotated down to form the head, and the sides of the flying saucer rotated around to become arms, and claws rotated out from inside the arms. They were both pull-back toys too, but beyond that I don't know what else to say about them.
     
  2. red00wolf

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    maybe gobots? they sound familur
     
  3. Grimlocka go-go

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    Crap, I know what your talkin about too, I had the spaceship/saucer one, red white and blue color. I'll see what I can dig up.
     
  4. Destroyer

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    One of them sounds like the U.S. xabungle k/o toys.Maybe even the red one if it has yellow parts.
     
  5. Grimlocka go-go

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    Nope, these things were pretty simple, and cheap too. Like, throttlebot simple.
     
  6. Destroyer

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    Do the motors slide off?If so they could be some of the convertors
     
  7. Grimlocka go-go

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    No it's all together. Very simply transformation. The ship goes from being a oval flying saucer type ship to standing up, the sides of the ship rotate 360 degrees to become the arms with a simple hinge in the center for the "eblows, no hands just end in blunt formarm, I want to say one sided pincer, but that might get confusing. and then the front of the ship is a type of cockpit that swivels up to make a semi robot head.
    O, one thing, the friction motor would alow it to walk in robot mode ala wind up toy style. Red arms, white back, blue undercarrige and head.
     
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    I know what he's talking about, I still have two. Commandrons huh, I never knew the name.

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    They have pull back motors that let them roll in vehicles mode and walk in robot mode. The manufacturers stamp says Tomy on both. Japan on the spaceship and Singapore on the race car.
     
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    They were released in two ways.

    They were released as "Super Alternators" domestically.
    They were also released as "Commandrons" through McDonald's restaraunts.
     
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    So that's what those are! I've got three out of the four somewhere around this place - don't think I ever got the car.
     
  12. Sso02V

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    Wow, so that's what they were! This has been killing me. It's not an easy thing to do if you're searching for "transforming jet plane toy" on google. I had completely forgotten that they could walk in robot mode, too.

    They must have been Super Alternators when I had them, because the stickers were different from the Commandrons.
     
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    Huh, I think I have one of those too. Not even sure where it came from, as I don't think I would have knowingly paid money for it :) 
     
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    I had the saucer! Wow, what a neat thing. Never knew about it.
     
  15. beatrush

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    I got one of those as a throw in from an Ebay auction awhile ago. It also included the box it comes in

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  16. Th0r4z1n3

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    OMG! I used to have some of those when I was a kid, I totaly forgot about them! I know I had the jet one for sure, and one or two other ones that I can't remember what they were. Awesome!
     
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    I almost bought those at an antique store. Kinda wish I did now, they were $0.25 each.
     
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    I have the triangular shaped ship. Its real beat-up, I have no idea where it came from.
     

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