Jump to content


MOC: Trolley-Bus


14 replies to this topic

#1 Nimirdil

Nimirdil

    Posts: 11
    Joined: 17-February 09
    Member: 5319
    Country: Czech Republic

Posted 06 March 2009 - 10:34 AM

Posted Image V-LB-04D

I'm building town hall wiht communications, so I decided to make some means of transport and this is the result. It is trolley-bus. It is not based on some particular type, but inspired by some trolley-busses in my town. It will be part of my town hall diorama, which will be post here in time.

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image

In the middle section you can see an advertisement.

Posted Image

More pics in my gallery.

Edited by Phred, 11 May 2012 - 07:34 PM.


#2 Er!k

Er!k

    Posts: 134
    Joined: 19-February 09
    Member: 5351
    Country: The Netherlands

Posted 06 March 2009 - 11:33 AM

Geat MOC, I really like the design and the window of the bus driver.
My train sets:
Posted Image

#3 Zorro

Zorro

  • Farewell Dieter!


    Posts: 5757
    Joined: 17-September 08
    Member: 3951
    Country: Belgium

Posted 06 March 2009 - 11:46 AM

The bus driver is very nicely done and so are the colors you have chosen for this bus.
A big  :thumbup: from me for this piece of art.

#4 Aramor

Aramor

    Posts: 53
    Joined: 28-February 09
    Member: 5424
    Country: Netherlands

Posted 06 March 2009 - 02:20 PM

That's pretty awesome. Can we have a look at the inside? Pwetty pwease?

#5 TheBrickster

TheBrickster

  • Loved Ghost Ranger


    Posts: 9642
    Joined: 15-January 05
    Member: 174

Posted 06 March 2009 - 03:03 PM

Nice job.  I like the use of the Classic Town doors.  Does the top lift off?

#6 General Armendariz

General Armendariz

  • I invoke upon thee...the Curse of the Merman-General!


    Posts: 1870
    Joined: 03-October 08
    Member: 4056
    Country: United States

Posted 06 March 2009 - 03:11 PM

Nice one!  I like the advertisment you put in the middle.  and the colors fit nicely. :classic:

#7 Lordofdragonss

Lordofdragonss

    Posts: 1706
    Joined: 16-February 09
    Member: 5310
    Country: Poland

Posted 06 March 2009 - 04:28 PM

Trolleybus? I dont see any Troll....  :wink:

It looks like a classic lego set! Doors looks funny, they are so small compared to rest of car :D
High Chief Of Agriculture of Avalonia
Avalonian Orc Commander

#8 BlueBard

BlueBard

    Posts: 2225
    Joined: 21-February 08
    Member: 2796
    Country: Spain

Posted 06 March 2009 - 04:32 PM

Great design! I specially like the driver part  :thumbup:

Anyway, if I can make one citicism I think some train doors would improve the model  :wink:

#9 Freddie

Freddie

    Posts: 870
    Joined: 16-February 06
    Member: 670
    Country: Norway

Posted 06 March 2009 - 05:19 PM

Hmm, I don't think train doors would work, but these probably would. When/If retrofitting those doors, may I suggest that you also use the old-style hinges to turn the hitch for the upper-half of the driver's window up side down. It'll require some extra height, but I suspect the doors will require it as well.

But a very nice and very classic-looking bus, Nimirdil!  :thumbup:

#10 Nimirdil

Nimirdil

    Posts: 11
    Joined: 17-February 09
    Member: 5319
    Country: Czech Republic

Posted 07 March 2009 - 03:21 PM

I know that doors isn't very good, but classic house doors are too high and big. I can't build bus bigger, because it is going to be part of my town hall diorama and must fit the trolleys.

Usage of up side down hinges is good idea but it will be necessary to build bus higher, which I can't, or use red hinges (to fit red line), which I haven't.

The top doesn't lift off.

BTW thanx for for your comments.

#11 MetroiD

MetroiD

  • Lost in the forest of life


    Posts: 2659
    Joined: 22-February 09
    Member: 5374
    Country: Bulgaria

Posted 14 March 2009 - 12:38 PM

What a wonderful idea! Looking at this one, I've decided to build a trolleybus for our town and am scouting the net for suitable reference models ;] Thanks ever so much for building such an inspiring MOC!!!
Currently trimming bangs and slicing scalps in TrumpetKing's CMF Mafia 2 as Melinda Dugan.
Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

#12 Loganwan

Loganwan

    Posts: 246
    Joined: 15-January 09
    Member: 5011
    Country: USA

Posted 15 March 2009 - 02:06 AM

The first thing I thought when I saw the bus was also about the doors.  I think having the guy standing right there is a little disconcerting to the viewer.  I know I would be afraid to stand there.  I bet you will think of something.

The design is really nice.  I like the use of a hinge for the back window.  Good color scheme too.  Thanks for sharing.
How many bricks can a Eurobrick brick, if a Eurobrick could brick bricks.

#13 Nimirdil

Nimirdil

    Posts: 11
    Joined: 17-February 09
    Member: 5319
    Country: Czech Republic

Posted 16 March 2009 - 11:57 AM

Soon there will be new, bigger version of trolleybus

#14 Ralph_S

Ralph_S

  • Dwarf My Maersk!


    Posts: 1456
    Joined: 28-April 05
    Member: 309
    Country: The Netherlands

Posted 16 March 2009 - 04:45 PM

I built a bus a few months ago, with opening doors. Perhaps its doors are suitable for your trolley bus as well.

Cheers,
Ralph
For LEGO jets, cars, and trucks, please check out:
http://www.flickr.co...os/madphysicist

#15 tower-city

tower-city

    Posts: 7
    Joined: 16-November 10
    Member: 14246

Posted 23 November 2010 - 02:22 PM

beatiful



Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users