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Postby KEG » Mon May 14, 2012 4:41 pm

No Gn15 Layout should be without one


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You can find more pictures and a downlodable PDF for the tank over here: http://www.die-feldbahnsinnigen.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=56&t=706

We called it Wagon de Merde, 5 years ago, just to make Simon, Rue D´Etropal happy.

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Postby KEG » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:57 am

Just in case, you don´t feel like building this kind of wagon from a paper download, OZARK offers a double seater in 1 : 24

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Does not look too comfortable.


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Postby franckcombe » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:24 am

Hi,

You have made a good used of the kit.

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Postby Blackcloud Railways » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:41 am

They probably look a bit too continental for most British readers. I suspect our version would be a bit more demure, more along the lines of a small wooden hut on wheels.

Now, where did that spare wagon chassis get to? :idea:

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Postby rue_d_etropal » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:48 am

I also think they are even a bit advanced for France, where a hole in the bottom of the wagon might suffice, no seat, being expected to squat over hole :lol:
Maybe railways are more civilized, but many service areas on French roads still only have basic holes in the ground for toilets.
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Postby Gerry Bullock » Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:51 pm

rue_d_etropal wrote:I also think they are even a bit advanced for France, where a hole in the bottom of the wagon might suffice, no seat, being expected to squat over hole :lol:
Maybe railways are more civilized, but many service areas on French roads still only have basic holes in the ground for toilets.


There's good anatomical reasons for the squat toilet. :wink:
So little time, so many ideas!!!!! GerryB.
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Postby Blackcloud Railways » Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:55 pm

Blackcloud Railways wrote:I suspect our version would be a bit more demure, more along the lines of a small wooden hut on wheels.

Now, where did that spare wagon chassis get to? :idea:


There's a new employee in the estate office at Warley Fen, troublemaker from the start, demanded proper facilities! The rest of the staff have always been perfectly happy to wait until lunchtime... When the pub opens.

Anyway, management agreed to her demands...
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It's their own fault for employing women.
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The thunderbox has wriggly tin walls and roof, which is better for acoustics than wooden planks as well as being my material of choice for grotty huts.

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Postby KEG » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:06 pm

The lady urgently should work on her make up.

Seems as if these outhouses on wheels pop up on every railroad sooner or later. No matter of scale or gauge:

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Postby chris69 » Sat Jun 16, 2012 5:53 am

Gleis Bau Firma : BRILLE UND SOEHNE.......

Rail Construction by: GLASSES AND SONS.....

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Postby KEG » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:51 am

Those figures with the Doc Wilfer heads came from an accident at the clone-factory.

Here is a prototype picture of the wagon at the start of his thread
http://www.lach1.de/11100-mobiler_bergwerk_toilettenwagen

Meanwhile I am thinking about converting the OZARK Dynamite Car to a eight or ten-seater.


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Postby Chrisp » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:16 pm

Tho' it's supposed to be a short caboose, I've been told this looks like a portapotty on wheels:

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Postby Blackcloud Railways » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:01 pm

There's bad taste, and there's downright awful taste...

The flatcar is an adaptor wagon, allowing the (tension lock fitted) train to be pulled by a Kadee fitted loco. The thunderbox has already been posted in this thread, and the wagon at the rear has been identified as some sort of muckspreader. Nothing new there, but the wagon behind the loo is just disgusting. :shock:
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Management decreed that the mobile convenience was NOT to empty directly onto the track, so a collection tank has been installed. One would assume that it is filled via an axle operated pump.

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Postby rue_d_etropal » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:58 pm

A bit sophisticated for France, A simple hole in floor of wagon would suffice, but I can't see my wine growers being too keen on their grapes being contaminated. Might be setting up an armed guard on the bridge :lol:
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Postby Blackcloud Railways » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:33 pm

In that case the train will be propelling as it crosses the Channel.

Actually you're quite safe on the top deck, the four wagon consist won't fit in the short fiddleyard so it's limited to UK metals... Unless it makes a couple of trips, two by two. :twisted:


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