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What did you do with your Hershey WINDROSS Trucks?


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Sadly, like almost everything, the things that at one time we thought to be a "collectable", just don't mean anything to most people. I see them on E-Bay and see them on some tables at HERSHEY for as little as $10. Give them to the grandkids or neighbors kids and watch the enjoyment they get from playing with them. My wife called them the "dust collectors".

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Waiting up Sunday night for my father to get home from Hershey with new treasures each year was right up there with Christmas for me as a kid.  The unveiling of the annual Hershey Winross was tradition and always pretty exciting (except for that year they were pink..) It would be displayed prominently somewhere for about a week before it would get packed away and relegated to the dark recesses of the attic. What a silly waste of money but boy I couldn't wait to get my hot little hands on it each year-it was a pretty cool little model at the time. 

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8 hours ago, 46 woodie said:

 Give them to the grandkids or neighbors' kids and watch the enjoyment they get from playing with them.  My wife called them the "dust collectors."

 

Good idea!  A child with a toy truck and a pile of 

sand will have more fun in 30 minutes than you had

in 30 years of storing them!

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On 12/3/2019 at 5:55 PM, John_S_in_Penna said:

A child with a toy truck and a pile of 

sand will have more fun in 30 minutes than you had

in 30 years of storing them!

 

Especially if they also have a bunch of fire crackers........Bob

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On 12/3/2019 at 5:55 PM, John_S_in_Penna said:

 

Good idea!  A child with a toy truck and a pile of 

sand will have more fun in 30 minutes than you had

in 30 years of storing them!

WINDROSS  may look good, but grand son #2 likes ones he can use. Bob 

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The Windross trucks look to be nice quality with decent detail.

Too bad I didn't know how cheap they were when my kid was younger.

I would have picked up a bunch for playtime.

 

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