Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry

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Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry

Postby The Hydromancer » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:53 pm

Inspired by Zi Zy's work on vehicles and a certain Patlabor video, I present the Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry. Sometimes you just don't want to waste the fuel or time walking a frame from one location to the next. Neither fancy nor flashy, the FraTE Lorry gets the job done... just beware of sharp curves and Free Colonist IEDs.

ImageFrame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry by The Hydromancer, on Flickr

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Re: Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry

Postby VitorFaria » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:55 pm

As I've said on Discord, excellent take on the idea!

Seems to be fairly easy to build in real life as well.
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Re: Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry

Postby KungFujiApple » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:13 am

Not only do I like the design, but it is totally relevant to the MF0 storyline universe, love it :)
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Re: Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry

Postby Artasid » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:50 pm

I decided to try and brick the FraTE Lorry. However, because I lack certain parts, it is not a complete replicant.
Special Thanks to Hydromancer for sharing the original build design.

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Re: Frame Transporter-Erector (FraTE) Lorry

Postby MechaBuster » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:46 am

Very nice. It's like optimus prime meets mobile frame chub. This game is so infinitely accommodating and house rules friendly. The base rules are the among the best rule sets I've ever played, and I'm considered a Grognard.
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