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 Posted: Fri Aug 22nd, 2014 11:57 pm
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pipopak
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The rattiest rail car ever:
http://38.media.tumblr.com/cc25afbc194d8306b964895b7fa076f0/tumblr_nailfwiweb1qgvvn1o1_1280.jpg

Seen at Waitatahuna some 5 decades ago.  For details, see the book The Era of the Bush Tram in New Zealand.
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 Posted: Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 08:06 am
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Love it Jose'.

That's the equivalent of a street rat rod. Looks like it's sitting on a turn table. Was also looking fro the brakes, must be the drums on the rear axle.

Definitely model-able.

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 Posted: Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 10:11 am
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Jose,
Winna Winna, Chicken Dinna!!! That's a priceless example of making do with what ya got. As far as brakes go Bernd, I'm thinking downshifting(?) followed by vigorous Fred Flintstone action. Or an anchor.
Thanks for making me laugh out loud on Saturday morning!
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 Posted: Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 11:18 am
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I wonder if it was home built?

:doh:


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 Posted: Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 05:38 pm
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looks Australian, gum trees in the background and right hand drive

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 Posted: Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 09:09 pm
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Javelina wrote:
As far as brakes go Bernd, I'm thinking downshifting(?) followed by vigorous Fred Flintstone action. Or an anchor.
Thanks for making me laugh out loud on Saturday morning!
Lou


I'm thinking Flintstone action with ties spraying out the side. :w::w:

Must be it's got Dino power then right? L: :us:

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Sorry for spoiling your fantasies, but didn't you notice the brake drums on the rear wheels? Those Kiwis didn't live in the Stone Age...

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 Posted: Sun Aug 24th, 2014 08:57 am
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Helmut wrote:
Sorry for spoiling your fantasies, but didn't you notice the brake drums on the rear wheels? Those Kiwis didn't live in the Stone Age...


Reread post #2. I think I mentioned that it looks like the it has rear brakes. The Flintstone comment was a joke.

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I love it! Looks like something the "Little Rascals" aka "Our Gang" would have built.



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My kind of critter.:2t:



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