First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos

Transformers News: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos

Monday, October 12th, 2009 1:17PM CDT

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S250 has posted images of four new redecos, presumably belonging to the Transformers Revenge of The Fallen toy line. Here we can see a redeco of Scout Class Dead End, in colors somewhat resembling Generation 1 Wheelie, a red redeco of Knock Out, and redecos of Fast Action Battlers Missile Blast Skids and Grapple Grip Mudflap. To view the images, click here.

First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos

First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos

First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos

First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos
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Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008792)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on October 12th, 2009 @ 1:36pm CDT
The first two redecos are real surprises, especially the G1 Wheelie homage since the name's already taken. The red Knock Out has to resemble something, but what? The closest match is Cybertron Ransack (name's taken as well), followed by G2 Road Rocket. Can't wait to hear the names of those :P
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008794)
Posted by Tigertrack on October 12th, 2009 @ 1:39pm CDT
I'm going to offer up Afterburner and Lightspeed as names, but the lighting bolt harkens to a name like BOLT, or something, if that even has anything to do with it, but it is a nice Wheelie homage... New head sculpt maybe?
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008798)
Posted by Dead Metal on October 12th, 2009 @ 1:53pm CDT
I bet the last two are Skids and Mudflap! :D
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008801)
Posted by Nekoman on October 12th, 2009 @ 1:58pm CDT
Dead Metal wrote:I bet the last two are Skids and Mudflap! :D


Nah, they're probably City Speed Skids and Downtown Grove Mudflap, or something like that. :P

I'd like to see more of the orange Dead End before I make my opinion on it. Doesn't look too bad so far...
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008802)
Posted by GuyIncognito on October 12th, 2009 @ 2:01pm CDT
Too bad Wheelie's name was already wasted on a stupid BLUE R/C TRUCK. That mold is just PERFECT for Wheelie, at least in alt mode.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008803)
Posted by Counterpunch on October 12th, 2009 @ 2:05pm CDT
Real talk here...

Someone has to have a 'thing' for redecos of these small motorcycle figures.

I'm not complaining mind you, but between the Energon Arcee mold and now the Ransack mold, we've got our own little biker gang.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008804)
Posted by Grahf on October 12th, 2009 @ 2:12pm CDT
Screw the Gremlin RC one, this is wheelie in my mind. The deluxe Wheelie has already been scrapped for parts, but once the Legends class one comes out I'll put him with the rest of my ROTF figures and when his new Scout version is released I guess I'll try to fit it in with my Classics/Universe line.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008811)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on October 12th, 2009 @ 2:41pm CDT
It has to be a G1 wheelie. Just because the names taken doesnt meant it cant be used again in the same line. Just look at Deadend.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008815)
Posted by Anonymous. on October 12th, 2009 @ 2:44pm CDT
Counterpunch wrote:
I'm not complaining mind you, but between the Energon Arcee mold and now the Ransack mold, we've got our own little biker gang.

[color=purple]
Well they're cashing in on this, and they minus well seeing as they can't use it for Botcon/other lines. However, I'm smelling exclusives when it comes to these scouts... Japanese exclusives. Japan is usually the only ones to offer up cool redecos, and I just don't remember seeing three repaints of a figure in one line.... Oh wait... (Jazz, Bumblebee, Prime..... *facepalm*) [/color]
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008828)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on October 12th, 2009 @ 3:06pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:It has to be a G1 wheelie. Just because the names taken doesnt meant it cant be used again in the same line. Just look at Deadend.


Thing is, the Scout was probably supposed to be named "Detour" (the name appears on the later European inserts) and be a separate character from deluxe Dead End. I'm casting them as such ;)
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008839)
Posted by Zeds on October 12th, 2009 @ 3:26pm CDT
Love the side autobot thunderbolt logo on wheelie.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008843)
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on October 12th, 2009 @ 3:33pm CDT
tigertracks 24 wrote:I'm going to offer up Afterburner and Lightspeed as names


That would be cool.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008850)
Posted by Jacob P. Galvatron on October 12th, 2009 @ 3:49pm CDT
Red Knockout is sweet!
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008851)
Posted by Convotron on October 12th, 2009 @ 3:51pm CDT
Dead End in alt mode is great for G1 Wheelie but not so much in bot mode, even with some retooling.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008870)
Posted by Mr O on October 12th, 2009 @ 4:54pm CDT
Razorclaw0000 wrote:
tigertracks 24 wrote:I'm going to offer up Afterburner and Lightspeed as names


That would be cool.


Switch the colours and I'd agree. :-B
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008873)
Posted by First-Aid on October 12th, 2009 @ 5:05pm CDT
Oh look...repaints....

I-)

Why not make something really impressive? Leader class Blackout? Leader/Voyager bonecrusher? Voyager Jetfire? HA Mudflap with Simmons?
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008876)
Posted by Anonymous. on October 12th, 2009 @ 5:09pm CDT
First-Aid wrote:Oh look...repaints....

I-)

Why not make something really impressive? Leader class Blackout? Leader/Voyager bonecrusher? Voyager Jetfire? HA Mudflap with Simmons?

[color=purple]
But new molds cost them more money! :P Haha, hopefully we'll be seeing production shots of HA Mudflap with Simmons/Chromia very soon. [/color]
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008877)
Posted by Swiftpaw on October 12th, 2009 @ 5:16pm CDT
1 - Whatever they name it, it's clearly a Wheelie homage color wise. Maybe they'll give it a one-off name similar to Skyjack becoming Skyfall and a personality closer to G1 Wheelie. Wheels? Wheeler? Freewheel?

2 - Road Rocket was my first thought, too. The bike is certainly the right style to be Road Rocket, and you can put the shoulder-wheels out the same way as RR's were. As we've seen a few G2 homages turn up in other lines now. Or maybe Cybertron Ransack with his Japanese name, Gasket.

3&4 - Repaints of the FABs. They're probably get dorky tagons to the names like all the repeat Bumblebee ones did.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008880)
Posted by starfish on October 12th, 2009 @ 5:28pm CDT
Blurrz wrote:
First-Aid wrote:Oh look...repaints....

I-)

Why not make something really impressive? Leader class Blackout? Leader/Voyager bonecrusher? Voyager Jetfire? HA Mudflap with Simmons?

[color=purple]
But new molds them more money! :P Haha, hopefully we'll be seeing production shots of HA Mudflap with Simmons/Chromia very soon. [/color]


Besides which, I already have three different Jetfires, three different Bonecrushers and five different Blackouts (not including the Evac / Whirl / Grindor nonsense). Surely if Hasbro are going to give us new moulds, best to make them of new charcaters, rather than stuff we've already had a hundred times already?

Like the upcoming Scattorshot, Mindwipe, Dirge, Bludgeon and Breakdown, for example. Besides, for all those clamouring for 'new moulds of old characters', there's some lovely Starscream and Ratchet goodness coming your way. Enough to keep both camps happy, surely?

Can Hasbro really be giving us another red version of the bike mould so soon after Reverb? Here's my theory...

The 'red' bike is actually a orangey-brick red, same as the FAB Mudflap. Both appear to have brown as a secondary colour. So I'm guessing that we're looking at some store-exclusive two-packs here, one with the bike & Mudflap, the other with Skids and the sportscar. Or maybe all four in a big box set, I dunno.

And if we're guessing at names, I'm gonna take a stab at Backstreet for the car, Joyride for the bike.
Re: First Look at New and Unknown ROTF Redecos (1008908)
Posted by Mechastrike on October 12th, 2009 @ 8:09pm CDT
i hope the yellow car is Wheelie. i need a Wheelie toy for my G1 army.

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