toy Id?

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  1. mermutt4

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    HI
    I don' have any pictures

    but I'm trying remember a toy line from the 80s

    It was matchbox scale and the cars had weapons. I remember there was a helicopter launcher.

    so does anyone remember a helicopter that would hold armed cars, and would launch them out the front or from side pods?
     
  2. Mr. Ginrai

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    Are you thinking of Hot Wheels Road Wars from the 90's? It was like Mad Max/Hot Wheels and tiny figures (think smaller than powermasters) and they had a statue of Liberty Playset and a big transport helicopter...

    Any other details that you remember?
     
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    Wow, I had forgotten those. Thanks for reminding me
     
  4. Mr. Ginrai

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    Ok,

    GOT IT! It's NOT Hot Wheels Road Wars that you were thinking of.

    It was Matchbox Road Blasters, which has come up here before:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/toyark/171690-80s-matchbox-robot-cars-stuff.html

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    MadMaxModels.com: Roadblasters


    And just for good measure, Matchbox Parasites, kind of a hybrid of the Road Blasters and Transformers type toys, also discussed here previously:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/toyark/135305-matchboxs-parasites-anyone-else-remember-them.html

    and

    http://actionfiguresca.proboards43.c...ead=1150907510

    Thanks to netkid for additional reference, we had to go pretty deep into the memory banks on this one...hope this brings back some memories & helps you out.
     
  5. mermutt4

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    I am pretty sure it was road wars. I really only remember the helicopter car launcher, which I cannot find pictures of.

    anyone remember the stompers helicopter ? you could load a stomper into its belly and the wheels would turn the rotor on top.
     
  6. Mr. Ginrai

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    Ok, glad it was one of the lines we metioned.

    I am pretty sure Netkid and I have all of the Road Wars toys that were released including the helicopter. Our helicopter came in the multi-lingual/mexican box. I will see if I can get some stuff together and post a pic of them tonight.
     

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