Toys of the Eighties, The Giant
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The Giant was a 32 wheeled monster truck. It was three trucks that could snap together or be free wheeled seperatley. It needed 8 C cell batteries to work. The pieces were named Leader One, The Claw, and Turbo. Leader One and Turbo took the batteries.

I played with that truck for hours on end. I have not seen any other truck that could climb a staircase, go over a person lying down, and just about everything else you put it in front of. I hope my information is valuable to your site. Will be back with more info soon.

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Crystal J - December 10, 2007 - Report this comment
I am looking for this toy for my boyfriend for christmas. Does anyone know where I can get my hands on one that won't cost me a ton of money???
Rodney - December 18, 2008 - Report this comment
I had one of these and it was a battery hog! I think my parents got tired of buying batteries all the time, much to my dismay! I bet my Mom still has it in a box in her basement.
Max - July 18, 2009 - Report this comment
My father and I was talking about this toy today and that sparked a internet search. Can't find it anywhere!
Jeremy H - September 16, 2009 - Report this comment
I think I had this, it sounds familiar I just wish they had a picture of it.
Jamie - November 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I had Leader One! Man, I miss those days.
robert - November 11, 2010 - Report this comment
i wish i still had mine..must be the rarest toy ever!!!
Adam - May 09, 2011 - Report this comment
I have this if it is the red battery operated caterpillar thing, my cousin and I both got one in the eighties I found it cleaning out my dads garage, all that it says on it is Lewis Galoob Toys INC US Patent Pending 1985, I would love to know what it is called and all that jazz, can't find any info on it.
roger constable - September 14, 2011 - Report this comment
i have one for sale, my dad found it in his garage, good conditon, any offers to
jim - January 11, 2013 - Report this comment
i have this truck i dont know what its worth
Cooper - October 07, 2013 - Report this comment
OMG I had one of these when i was a kid and to this day, I love it! I'm Looking to buy this truck, If anyone has one please email me at
Acer - December 29, 2013 - Report this comment
I searched the world for the 32 wheel version and finally found it. It is an extremely rare toy and very expensive also!
Uri - August 07, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved this toy!!! Still love it and have it in its original box up to this date!!! Great toy of the 80's
Steffan the Netherlands - March 31, 2015 - Report this comment
I still have it (leader one) My son is playing with it now. I love this toy!!
Ray - April 26, 2015 - Report this comment
I'm looking for the giant command 32 if someone has one for sale call me 16065942738 thanks
Trent - July 08, 2015 - Report this comment
I have a working one with all the original parts and wheels, its in great shape as well! Anyone interested they and let me know, ill email pics and or videos of it working.
DJ - July 10, 2015 - Report this comment
I have the lead one. Just pulled it out of the attic and put batteries in it. It works perfect! My son set up some pillows leading up the couch and it climbed it no problem. Let me know if you want to make an offer.
Merlin - July 14, 2015 - Report this comment
One will be up for sale soon , was my nephews from when he was a 42. Lol....all three sections....only one problem is claw on one section is ...if interested
France's - September 16, 2015 - Report this comment
this item is for sale on eBay just type galoot giant command 32 wheel Mattel
Frances - September 16, 2015 - Report this comment
sorry me again just apologise the word galoob is misspelt
Alton - July 09, 2016 - Report this comment
I have the leader one in great condition if someone wants to buy it @ the right price!!
Mike - September 16, 2016 - Report this comment
I have one in PERFECT condition. 100% complete, 100% operational. Contact me via email if youre looking.
Lorren - August 07, 2017 - Report this comment
looking for the claw section to complete mine. Any for sale?

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