Toys of the Eighties, Power Pockets
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Power Pockets were toys that looked like rectangular black disks. On the front would usually be the Power Pockets logo, a zip cord and an object like a helicopter or motorcycle or a car. You would take out the car and pull out the zip cord and usually you would set up the car on the back of the disk, insert the zip cord into a hole on the side of the disk and then pull it out quick. This would make the car go zooming off or the helicopter go flying in the air.
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StormDragon - April 01, 2007 - Report this comment
I could have sworn these were called "Pocket Power" and not the other way around, but oh well. They didn't just have cars and things- they also had one that was a squirt gun you could set to shoot back at the person pulling the trigger, one that had a little pellet gun, and one that was a little military set which doubled as a desk set (eraser, pen, ruler, etc.)
Michael - May 25, 2007 - Report this comment
StormDragon is correct. It was pocket power. I still have a whole mess of 'em. Looking for more on ebay but i can't seem to find any!
fenderjonesy - June 13, 2007 - Report this comment
They were definately called pocket power...I have the motorcycle, car, helicopter, and hovercraft. I spent many hours playing with those on during recess in elementary school.
hokie792 - September 02, 2007 - Report this comment
just came across my pocket power airplane (helicopter thing). now i wish i could find my one with a pellet gun - the case doubled as a target. the military set was cool too. no luck on ebay. great to be a child of the 80's
eliotep - December 16, 2007 - Report this comment
there was a skeleton viking warrior. he was jointed and had snap on helmet and sword.
Luke - December 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I totally had many of these. my saddest moment was when i took the 3-way squirt gun on my trip to Australia and the TSA guy jacked it from me because it wasn't safety orange enough. what a loser.
Ducky - July 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Wow! I forgot I had one of these! It was the skeleton one on the 2nd website above.
Sara - December 04, 2008 - Report this comment
OH MY GOD. I have been searching the net for MANY years trying to figure out what the toy was that I had that I remembered just as a small pellet gun being in a credit-card sized plastic case. I did a search yet again on the net this morning and FOUND exactly what I had remembered on your site. I can't even believe it. I just flew to eBay and found some for sale. I'm flipping out. I can't even believe I found what I've been searching for YEARS to find!!!!!!! If anyone has more for sale, email me:
tiger woods - December 10, 2008 - Report this comment
im the famous tiger woods i had this sametoy when i was a kid and i played with them all day until my mom sold them in a garage sale
Beni - April 27, 2009 - Report this comment
I had the survival kit pocket power!, can't seem to find it anywhere, anyone interested in selling one let me know:
Bill - October 30, 2009 - Report this comment
Man....I had the Glo-Bones one and the damn thing has been popping into my head randomly forever with no memory of what the name was or toy line. It happened tonight and I went searching and finally figured out what it was. I wish I could find more info or somehow extremely luck into finding that figure. It was so cool.
Bill - October 30, 2009 - Report this comment
BTW...if ANYONE has or knows where to find Glo-Bones....PLEASE let me know. Email:
Blake - December 29, 2009 - Report this comment
FYI for those of you like me that still have the UZI and Handgun of these you can use Airsoft pellets in them instead of losing the original pellets that came with them
KMc - October 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Awesome! I had a few of these. I definitely had the Trick Squirt, G.I. Supply, Glo-Bones, and I think maybe the motorcycle too. Oh man, if I could find a GI Supply or Glo-Bones on eBay, that would be sweet.
jordan piper - November 21, 2010 - Report this comment
dose someone have a skeleton toy lave me a comment i'm trying to get one from my 7 year old brother thank you
jordan piper - November 21, 2010 - Report this comment
i have never had a pocket power toy if anyone has a skeleton one let me know thank you
Andrew - November 23, 2010 - Report this comment
I have a 100% Complete Glo Bones as well as an extra helmet, scythe, shield, and case for him. I might be willing to sell for the right price. Email me at:
jordan beal - December 05, 2010 - Report this comment
dose someone have a pocket power toy skeleton toys i have not had one
jordan piper - February 20, 2011 - Report this comment
dose someone have a lilttle black machine gun toy i think it is in a green case if someone has one i will buy it for 20$ EMAIL ME AT
Serg - April 10, 2011 - Report this comment
Any one interested in purchasing the black machine gun with little yellow balls...please email me... $20
jordan piper - April 19, 2011 - Report this comment
i will buy it the black machine gun thank u email at
kjtoys - April 25, 2011 - Report this comment
looking to buy any that are still in the package. email me at
billy bob - June 28, 2011 - Report this comment
jorden - October 16, 2011 - Report this comment
does some one know were to get a top fight pocket power toy
Rich - September 25, 2012 - Report this comment
Was going through some old stuff today and found a glo bones... Only found the skeleton and the black card with the footings to make it stand, but brought back some childhood memories...
john - August 12, 2013 - Report this comment
just found glo bones skeleton complete...anyone interested to purchase

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