First Gear is very excited to announce our first entry into the world of kid's toy refuse trucks. It seems all kids are fascinated by the size and sounds of garbage trucks. They run to the window when they hear the truck coming down the street, hoping to see the hopper raised to dump its load and watch the compactor go to work squeezing the load together. Or, as in our case, watching the container body slide back off the frame and tilt upwards as the rear rollers touch the ground, easily guiding the container into a loading or unloading position.
Yes, there has always been something special about big trucks with lots of sounds and moving parts when you're a wide-eyed child.
Our new 1/24 scale conventional cab roll-off ruse truck tries to capture that child-like wonder and excitement that some of us grown-ups may even still recall. The design is based loosely on our 1/34 scale diecast tub-style roll-off. The truck measures over 15" long and is made of sturdy ABS plastic -- just right for hours of both indoor and outdoor fun.
The big container has plenty of room for just about any load your child can imagine. Best of all, the container frame actually tilts up and down to allow the removable container to slide off for unloading. There is also a working 'cable' with hook mounted on the front of the frame that can be attached to the container for realistic action and added play value.
The cab itself features individual push buttons on the cab roof to activate the lights and truck engine sounds (batteries included), and has a detailed interior. This high quality toy truck also has shiny chrome, free rolling wheels and is appropriately age graded for young operators age three and older.
Due to the numerous requests we've received over the years for toy garbage trucks we don't expect this one to be in inventory long, so place your order early to avoid disappointing your child or grandchild!