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    Who remembers......?

    Big Trak is Back! | 80s Retro Toys at Find Me A Gift

    They brought back the chopper push bike, then the Megadrive, now this!!

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    Still have one under my bed at home

    Got to be good in schools for teaching control to primary school kids surely?

    Ben

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    I had one of those.......and now I want a new one.......And it's my Birthday soon.....

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    I remember them! Never had one but do remember a mate at school having one. For some reason (colour/design/button layout) it put me in mind of those Raliegh bikes that were around at the same time. They had a similar looking computer button console on the top-bar of the frame.

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    fantastic, had one as a kid..wonder if they will also start selling the tipping trailer for it?

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    I have the trailer at home as well allthough one side set of wheels has come off I've emailed them to see if they can get me spare plastics as the tab has also broken off the battery cover on my bigtrak.

    Ben

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    wow, now that is a blast from the past!

    My dad (who enjoyed playing with it as much as I did) bought the tipping trailer you could have for it too.

    My BigTrak had a dodgy front axle that I had to glue. I even wrote to MB back in the day asking could I buy a replacement axle, sadly Big Trak was out of producton so it was a no

    Excellent find Jawloms, mine is still at my folks place, might just have to get it out and give it a go.

    Ross

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    Maybe the Fantom 4 Hovercraft will get re-released? or even StarBird
    Last edited by MYK-IT; 9th February 2010 at 04:43 PM.

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    Awsome find. Wonder if it has the features of the old one? Loosing the black rubber band from the wheels and wheel lugs that broke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbo View Post
    "This will make a great valentines present" - because nothing says 'I love you' like a white plastic tonka toy!

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    As long as they fix the chocolate axles. Sigh. I lost count of how many I went through.

    I spent HOURS doing programs on it. Ironically, some of the "new" toys I'm seeing around aimed at little people are rereleases of my own childhood toys, often the same design and colour...I'd be lying if I said I wasn't tempted to go mad and buy some to relive my youth with daughter...

    I lost my original BigTrak, my VIC20, all the starwars stuff etc in a housefire. What I wouldn't give to relive it all again...hehehehe...the cost of the 1970's eBay ones is scary!

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    I had one of these:



    The voice use to freak me out - I was sure it was the devil.

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    WIN. We had the maths one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    I remember them! Never had one but do remember a mate at school having one. For some reason (colour/design/button layout) it put me in mind of those Raliegh bikes that were around at the same time. They had a similar looking computer button console on the top-bar of the frame.
    The Chopper

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR0Ofu0M53g&feature=related"]YouTube- Speak & Spell VS The 1986 Chrysler New Yorker[/ame]

    All I can say is...hahaha!! Same chip, different use. I used to have the Rover talking dash on my Maestro..it was ace! In fact, I still have the entire dash in a filing cabinet. Wonder if I could rig up the synth and triggers to the Astra...



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