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Offline IkBrunel

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Mk1 coaches holes?
« on: April 07, 2018, 11:43:37 pm »
I have 2 bachfar chocolate and cream coaches and when picking one up last night I thought something had dropped off of one of them.  When I turned it over there where two little holes, in a line, underneath. Has something dropped off or is there something in the detailing pack that fits into them. The coaches I have are mk1 so and mk1 bk. Canít remember which one it was but I will check later. Does this sound normal?
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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2018, 12:14:13 am »
Can you add images from iPhone/iPad? If so I will post pictures.

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2018, 01:10:15 am »
Yes IKB, you can. From any device with a browser:

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2018, 07:04:15 am »
Missing a battery box, maybe ?

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2018, 07:25:58 am »
I've just checked my half-a-dozen chocolate'n'cream Mk1s; the same model as the one you show here also has the two mystery holes; one or two others also do, the rest don't. I'm pretty sure nothing has ever fallen off these.
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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2018, 08:10:50 am »
Of the two I have one does and one doesnít. The one that doesnít have them doesnít have any extras detail in the place of it. The plastic is just smooth.

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2018, 08:20:24 am »
Weird. Almost as if they were going to add a detail there but didn't!  :hmmm:
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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2018, 08:24:26 am »
Maybe the chassis is a common one for various types of coach ?

The holes could be there to attach e.g. a gas cylinder for a catering coach.

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2018, 10:40:36 am »
Possibly air brake equipment for dual-fitted stock?  But I'm not knowledgeable enough to say what might be put in that position on the real thing. 

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2018, 05:03:20 pm »
The blue/grey mk1's have the extra holes too, as has been said, possibly for air brake equipment???

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2018, 05:21:08 pm »
I think they're the drain holes for the toilets...  :poop:

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2018, 05:47:11 pm »
crews filled up on top at the ends, yes last user is correct

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #13 on: April 08, 2018, 07:05:52 pm »
I think they're the drain holes for the toilets...  :poop:

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Re: Mk1 coaches holes?
« Reply #14 on: April 08, 2018, 07:16:35 pm »
one may need to reference several articles written on mk1s though

the toilets were filled up at the ends and the discharge pipe eg waste goes down by the buffers etc

 

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