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Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy from Running Press

Company: Running Press
Available: Now
Price: $12.95 USD

If you’re looking to add a bit of a used car dealership vibe to your home décor, look no further than the Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy from Running Press.

This eye-catching marketing tool has been miniaturized to 18-inches when activated. Tube Guy sits on a black plastic base that contains a shimmy and shake-inducing fan powered by a 9-volt battery or AC adapter.

Running Press also includes a 32-page mini book with the origin story behind Tube Guy’s rise to arm-flailing prominence.

Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy checks in at $12.95 USD and is available from a variety of online resellers.

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