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Now You See It: Man builds giant Transformer in his yard

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Edgren's giant Transformer. (Source: WBAY/CNN) Edgren's giant Transformer. (Source: WBAY/CNN)

WAUSHARA COUNTY, WI (WBAY/CNN) - Just days after the opening of Transformers 4, fans of the movie are starting to descend upon Archer Lane, eager to catch a glimpse of a 23' fall Transformer, built by George Edgren from the remains of an Oldsmobile Alero.

"A friend of mine from work brought it up; he said, 'you should build a transformer.' I'm like, 'I don't think so. It doesn't really seem to strike my fancy.' Then two to three weeks later, had the junk car, had a bunch of angle iron, bolted it to the concrete and started from the ground up," recalls Edgren.

The display hovers above Edgren's house as those driving by stop for pictures and ask questions. It's a project he says took about a month to complete.

"You've got your tires, and your fenders, random hoses to make it look functional," he said.

Edgren says he is still working on a name for the Transformer. At this point, he's taking suggestions on his Facebook page.

"He also looks like the Iron Giant, which is a movie that kids grew up with. He looks a lot like the Iron Giant, and he thinks he looks like Bumblebee which is his favorite Autobot," says fan Linda Burke.

For now, Edgren says he doesn't have any plans for the giant Transformer.

"I just built it to catch attention, people pleaser, and after that I don't know. I'd sell it if it needed to be, but it never really crossed my mind too much," he said.

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