Hitch Hiker

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Hitch Hiker is a Guardian.

Toys[edit | edit source]


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Power Marchers[edit | edit source]

  • Hitch Hiker (Power Marcher, 1986)
    • Radio Controlled Guardian Robot
    • Accessories: controller
Hitch Hiker was released by Tonka in the third series of GoBots, and is a radio control robot that does not convert. The toy was a repackaging of RK Type-1 from WalkingRobo, with a new sticker sheet and the pilot figure inside the canopy in the robot's head omitted. The toy is designed to be able to balance on uneven surfaces while walking. The figure had been issued as part of Robo Machine as the Walking Robots toy Raidor in 1985. Like fellow Power Marcher Quick Step, Hitch Hiker was one of the last GoBots figures released and is rare as a result; however, due to the toy being unlike most in the range and featuring in no fiction it does not fetch particularly high second-hand prices.
  • Tonka gave the Power Marchers an assortment code (#7453), while Hitch Hiker had an individual code (#7451). It is not known whether the latter was just for internal reference or if solid cases of the toys were offered to retailers.

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