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Old 02-08-2009, 10:09 AM   #29
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Default Re: The History of Transforming Robots! (abridged)

Originally Posted by Raiden View Post
It appears that the Autobot combiner Raider (made up of six Trainbots) were created back in 1983, and not at the end of 80's with the Headmasters line.
Yep -- the "Train Robo" seen in the 1983 Diaclone catalog above was the first Diaclone gestalt combiner made from transforming robots with regular earth vehicle alt modes.. He beat Diaclone Devastator to Japanese toy stores by at least one year.

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