Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End

Transformers News: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End

Thursday, January 1st, 2009 7:28PM CST

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ACtoys.net- The red scout-sized Revenge of the Fallen Decepticon car had a few names associated with it. Most recently it was decided based on eBay auctions that it should be called Detour.

cmg at ACtoys has other ideas. He has proof that the toy is named one of the more popular choices... Dead End.

What is his proof you might ask? None other than an image of the instruction sheet featuring the name for the bot formerly know as Laserbeak, Detour, and now DEAD END.

You can view the original ACtoy thread here, which has a nice set of pictures of Dead End, but as you scroll down also reveals the picture of the name on the instructions also uploaded below.

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Credit(s): cmg@ACtoys.net
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Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (859981)
Posted by Southpawpartner on January 1st, 2009 @ 8:02pm CST
i thought he was always known as Dead End? :???:
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (859989)
Posted by emeraldbeacon on January 1st, 2009 @ 8:18pm CST
Wow... not only do the photos of the toy prototypes come out blurry... the photos of the instruction sheets do, too. :lol:
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (859995)
Posted by Talous on January 1st, 2009 @ 8:44pm CST
Dear lord.. my kingdom for someone who knows how to focus a picture. My eyes are bad enough..
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860003)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 1st, 2009 @ 9:02pm CST
Southpawpartner wrote:i thought he was always known as Dead End? :???:


When he first appeared on the Net, many guessed he could be Laserbeak.

As more sources got pics of him, his rumored name turned into both Dead End and Detour.

Now we know that it's Dead End for sure.
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860004)
Posted by Tekka on January 1st, 2009 @ 9:05pm CST
Sometimes I think the blurry pictures are a result of them having to take a picture of something quickly and sneakily.

But this is good news. Even if it is the most fugly car in the universe, my little Dead End collection gets a new member. Taking me up to five Dead Ends!
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860005)
Posted by Scaleface on January 1st, 2009 @ 9:10pm CST
Anyone figure out what king of car he's supposed to be? Best suggestion I've heard is a Peugeot 9009 concept car, maybe just close enough to not be officially licensed.



Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860014)
Posted by Swiftpaw on January 1st, 2009 @ 9:26pm CST
Scaleface wrote:Anyone figure out what king of car he's supposed to be? Best suggestion I've heard is a Peugeot 9009 concept car, maybe just close enough to not be officially licensed.


As they did the same with many of the non-movie characters' vehicle modes last time, and even in the 'more realistic vehicle' aspect for Universe 2.0, that's quite likely.
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860022)
Posted by Universe Convoy on January 1st, 2009 @ 9:51pm CST
I wish he was called Rumble. :cry:
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860118)
Posted by cowclone657 on January 2nd, 2009 @ 2:29am CST
so can he combined with motormaster or not ? :|
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860162)
Posted by Tigertrack on January 2nd, 2009 @ 7:10am CST
cowclone657 wrote:so can he combined with motormaster or not ? :|


Since there is no movie Motormaster at this point, that would be a no.
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860277)
Posted by Technically weird on January 2nd, 2009 @ 11:55am CST
He's probably a non-movie character. Peugeots are insanely expensive, especially concepts.
Re: Instructions For Revenge Of The Fallen... Dead End (860418)
Posted by Pot Bot on January 2nd, 2009 @ 3:51pm CST
i quite like his alt mode, its the robot one that is vile

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