No one really knows anything about Detecto other than what we can gleam from the marketing promotion film and the advertisement from a 1970 salesman's catalogue. A few ambitious collectors have fashioned their own. My Detecto (created in July of 2012) is below. He is fully functional and glides easily along the Skyways. Tucker Toys is also producing Detecto by way of 3D printing. The quality and workmanship is excellent. To get you own Detecto (along with box and labels) go to: