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A prototype kitbash:
http://38.media.tumblr.com/4b68e166373b239146b87bf9bd95bdf2/tumblr_nbllpb5Zbn1qgvvn1o1_1280.jpg

Jose.


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The Aussies had several, too.
And this one is a Ford.

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Nice photo Jose. Any idea which country ?. It reminds me of an Irish peat cutting railway. Or maybe a former UK opencast iron mine except they were usually heavier rail standard gauge.

The red Fergy is carrying a set of oxy-acetlylene gas cutting/welding bottles with a UK style regulator valve.


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Massey-Ferguson and Ford, innovators of farm equipment.

Well, I'm off to lay rails in my field, it's about harvest time and the hay won't cut and bale itself. Hope those tractors have a zero-point turn radius.

--James:cb:

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Nice research Jose & Helmut !


That M.F. is a killer tractor Jose...

...the other piece of rolling-junk looks pretty cool too !

Kluncky chain-guard; nice rust...

...speedy colour-scheme !


Helmut's Ford seems to be pulling a hellavalot of bird-seed.

Is that a passenger bogie it's built on ?

Thomas the tank engine eyes as well !


Top speed on the Aussie freight model doesn't look stella...

...guess they took it off the Trans-Continental route.

(streamlining might have helped !?)

Built on a typical Brit-style wagon-frame I think.


Top trains gents !


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Another weirdo:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=499568&nseq=1
Jose.

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Funky junk !

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Great stuff!

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Got to be about 8/10 on the Weirdo Scale. Is it supposed to be on land ?.


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makes sense, you have the engine and trans and drive axle.guess i could use my cub cadet lawn tractor the same way.pull the wheels off and set up a chain drive.maybe a centrifugal clutch to feather things out to get started.

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maybe this could be the r/c car kit bash hack job that has been floating around here as these also seem constructed from whatever was lying around

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pipopak wrote: Another weirdo:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=499568&nseq=1
Jose.


Definitely marine inspired with the boat fender for a coupler/pusher pad and round port holes for windows. Wonder if it's got a marine engine in it?

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You sure that they are portholes?

Kinda look like they have toilet seats on the outside to me.

FWIW--there are other photos of the line and equipment if you poke around that site. Located on a very small peninsula, there doesn't seem to be much reason for its existence.

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Jim C wrote:
makes sense, you have the engine and trans and drive axle.guess i could use my cub cadet lawn tractor the same way.pull the wheels off and set up a chain drive.maybe a centrifugal clutch to feather things out to get started.

Uncle Bob should have gone this route with his outdoor layout. :)


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