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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1986-DNTDRMCH-01

Series: Five (1986)
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The Dreadnok Thunder Machine was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1986. It included the driver, Thrasher. The Thunder Machine was also sold in 1987 and was discontinued domestically in 1988.

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Driver/Pilot: THRASHER (v1)

Thrasher was released as part of the fifth series (1986), packaged exclusively with the Dreadnok Thunder Machine. He was also sold in 1987, then was discontinued domestically in 1988.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The antenna, steering wheel, and side mirror are commonly missing from the Thunder Machine.

Featured In

The Dreadnok Thunder Machine 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 Dreadnok Thunder Machine are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

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

Thunder Machine (1986)
Beast Blaster (1993)

International Releases

In Venezuela, Rubiplas released the Dreadnok Thunder Machine with the maroon parts recolored tan.

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 Dreadnok Thunder Machine.

Original Retail: $6.69
Product Number: 6042
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 77 (1st Ed.), Pg. 127 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5601
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a