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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1983-WHIRLWIN-01

Series: Two (1983)
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The Twin Battle Gun Whirlwind was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1983. It was also sold in 1984 and was discontinued in 1985.

The Twin Battle Gun Whirlwind was available from Hasbro Direct via mail-away offers from 1985 until 1986.

With Twin-Mounted Rotating Guns You Can Move
2 For Sale
673 People Have It
200 People Want It

Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The machine gun covers are removable and can sometimes be lost. Also, the wheels of the Whirlwind can be locked into a "rolling" position, or lowered in a shooting position - beware of broken wheels.

Featured In

The Twin Battle Gun Whirlwind was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


No variations of Twin Battle Gun are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

Twin Battle Gun (1983)
V.A.M.P. with Twin Battle Gun (2004)
Jungle Terror Twin Battle Gun (2010)

International Releases

In Europe in the early 1980s, the Whirlwind was recolored in dark green and black and released as the Z Force Whirlwind.

The Whirlwind was also sold in Argentina in the early 90s.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Twin Battle Gun.

Original Retail: $3.19
Product Number: 6074
Lee's Guide: GIJ-83066a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 33 (1st Ed.), Pg. 49 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5175
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a