Ape Racing aka Fast Tuk Tuks

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Ape Racing aka Fast Tuk Tuks

Postby DCRFAN 3 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:54 pm

Over the years there has been the occasional repurposing of Tuk Tuks as Gn15 models like Gerrys wee rail thingy but I've found an even more amazing real life repurposing .... Ape racing using the same prototype. Simply amazing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ae-dSnES_Mk

Wonder if you could get a 1:32 version running on a slotcar track. Hmmm has there ever been a dual track Gn15 figure eight layout :lol:

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Re: Ape Racing aka Fast Tuk Tuks

Postby csundstr » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:39 pm

Figure Eight...I don't know. About 20 years ago the model railroading group I belonged to had a 12" x 60" mini-layout to display alongside our main layout which was set up as a "Shay Racing Drag Strip"...two parallel tracks with start lines, finish lines, starting light standards and bleachers upon which two On3 Shay locomotives would "drag race". Perhaps something similar could be done? :-)
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Re: Ape Racing aka Fast Tuk Tuks

Postby KEG » Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:47 am

Have a look at Ed´s Automobilia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wTqscr8d2k

Something like the Faller Car System for larger scales.


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Re: Ape Racing aka Fast Tuk Tuks

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:58 am

link here
http://www.webshop.edgb.nl/

does look interesting. Finding room though. If it just follows a steel/iron wire then it should be possible to build own roads, but those cobbles look very nice.
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Re: Ape Racing aka Fast Tuk Tuks

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:59 am

link here
http://www.webshop.edgb.nl/

does look interesting. Finding room though. If it just follows a steel/iron wire then it should be possible to build own roads, but those cobbles look very nice.
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Narrow gauge Francophile interested in 1m, 60cm,50cm , 40cm and smaller gauges . Build in scales from 1/6th to 1/24th. Also 1/32nd and 1/35th using 16.5mm track to represent 50cm and 60cm gauges.
http://www.rue-d-etropal.com


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