V-tipper wagons

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby tebee » Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:14 pm

This is the one at the NGRM

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sat Jul 02, 2016 9:40 am

I spotted that one, but could not work out how it actually looked and worked. I suppose it could be fixed so does not turn.
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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby KEG » Sat Jul 09, 2016 7:33 am

Found a short film of our Gn15 V-skips train.

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Filmed last autumm with a handheld smartphone on parts of our modular layout by JL Toeffelholm.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby tebee » Sat Jul 09, 2016 1:33 pm

Does anyone know if there were any prototype skips of the traditional bent steel round end type built for 15 inch gauge ? All the ones I've seen have been converted from 2ft gauge ones with the wheels set in a long way from the side frames.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby Finelines » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:07 pm

The Ravenglass had 2 Hudson 1/2 Cu yard tippers. I think they were originally built to 18" gauge spec. My Ravenglass friends tell me that they are long gone. There are, or were, what looks like a similar pair at the West Lancs. They were parked on a short length of track opposite the station. The dimensions of the Ravenglass drawing don't seem to match the dimension table in the Rugga book, but of course not all Hudson Skips were Ruggas.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby csundstr » Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:53 pm

The Blakesley Miniature Railway had some. Two photos can be seen on this page:

http://thesmjr.ning.com/page/the-blakesely-miniature-railway

They look like they are built to their original gauge and don't have "pushed-in" wheels.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby KEG » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:52 am

The Souvenir Guide Book of the Fairbourne & Barnmouth Steam Railway contains a black & white picture of an oval frame skip on 15 inch track. Probably from the Difties or Sixties.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby tebee » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:33 am

Finelines wrote:The Ravenglass had 2 Hudson 1/2 Cu yard tippers. I think they were originally built to 18" gauge spec. My Ravenglass friends tell me that they are long gone. There are, or were, what looks like a similar pair at the West Lancs. They were parked on a short length of track opposite the station. The dimensions of the Ravenglass drawing don't seem to match the dimension table in the Rugga book, but of course not all Hudson Skips were Ruggas.

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1/2 or 1/4 cu yard ? - the Decauville 40 cm ones were 1/4 cu meter if I remember rightly.

Which Ravenglass drawing?

This one at West lancs ?

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Not sure of the gauge but it does look less than 2ft

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Anyone like to go and measure it ?

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby Finelines » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:56 pm

I don't know where my drawings came from. That is the West Lancs one I was talking about.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby Gavin Sowry » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:21 am

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V tipplers..... straight out of the box, Bachmann On30. Make accepatable Gn15 wagons.
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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby southpier » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:35 pm

nice job. great vignette.

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Re: V-tipper wagons

Postby 600mm » Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:37 pm

Hier noch einige Tipper, die "verrostet" wurden.

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