Road Hauler

Road Hauler

Constructicon dropout?

Road Hauler is another eHobby exclusive, and I suspect is a nod to the original Transformers miniseries "More Than Meets the Eye." At one point in that series, Hound winds up at the bottom of a ravine courtesy of Laserbeak. While it's a great plot development, the original eighteen Autobot toys didn't include any characters who could get him out. So, for a brief moment, "Hauler" was called upon by Cliffjumper to extract Hound:

Screen Cap courtesy of Seibertron

And you never saw Hauler again. Many think that Grapple (from the second wave of Autobots) should have been named Hauler all along, but who knows what went on behind the scenes with names?

In any event, Hauler — now renamed Road Hauler for some reason — finally has his own toy. I'm not overly insane for the color they chose, but I guess Constructicon Green was the most logical way to distinguish him from Grapple.

I used the following colors for Road Hauler:
  • Space Wolves Grey (Games Workshop)
  • Ice Blue (Games Workshop)
  • Skull White (Games Workshop)
  • Chaos Black (Games Workshop)
  • Boltgun Metal (Games Workshop)

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