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08-09-2015, 18:42   #1
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you will need a car

zombie apocalypse card http://donalokeeffe.com/zom.html

I figured you guys would be interested in these
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08-09-2015, 18:45   #2
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i'd live in that bus even without the ZA

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The van yes.


The bus no. Too easily toppled by marauding gangs or zombie swarm.
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The van yes.


The bus no. Too easily toppled by marauding gangs or zombie swarm.
Have you seen how hard it is to topple over a double decker bus? The UK regs are that the bus has return upright from a 28 degree tilt.

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be capable of leaning, fully laden on top, at an angle of 28 deg without toppling over before they are allowed on the road.

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The van yes.


The bus no. Too easily toppled by marauding gangs or zombie swarm.
Nah, has to be the Stalwart.
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That even seems resonably priced.

The bus or van is probably the best vehicle for the job. A long wheel base high roof van would probably be the most ideal. The bus or van is going to be able to handle all the extra weight. I don't think cars would hold up to well to all that extra weight. They might do just fine but these kind of modifications are going to put pressure on everything from the engine to the suspension meaning that any of those things could fail in the heat of the moment when you need them most.

The bus would be well able to deal with the weight but will cause problem due to it's size, it could end up getting stuck, again not a huge issue most the time, but getting stuck in the wrong place at the wrong time could mean your end.

The big van is somewhere in the middle, it's designed to carry extra weight and it's designed to do big millage.

The biggest problem with all modern vehicles is they're not easy to service. If things go wrong you'll need all the right tools, they're not really designed with roadside repairs in mind.
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I always wonder why no one uses bikes in zombie situations. Ok, there's not much direct protection, but you can travel huge distances, cover almost any kind terrain, and never have to worry about fuel.

That Royal Mail van looks pretty handy too though
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I always wonder why no one uses bikes in zombie situations. Ok, there's not much direct protection, but you can travel huge distances, cover almost any kind terrain, and never have to worry about fuel.

That Royal Mail van looks pretty handy too though
Plenty of room on the bus for a bike or two.

The bus seems to be missing a hatch in the roof. Handy for escape and for firing down on attacking Zombies.

A door to shut off the top deck from the lower deck would also be handy.
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Those things would be handy enough to sort out if ya had a bus.

Maybe one of those newer coaches would be a better base vehicle
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That even seems resonably priced.

The bus or van is probably the best vehicle for the job. A long wheel base high roof van would probably be the most ideal. The bus or van is going to be able to handle all the extra weight. I don't think cars would hold up to well to all that extra weight. They might do just fine but these kind of modifications are going to put pressure on everything from the engine to the suspension meaning that any of those things could fail in the heat of the moment when you need them most.

The bus would be well able to deal with the weight but will cause problem due to it's size, it could end up getting stuck, again not a huge issue most the time, but getting stuck in the wrong place at the wrong time could mean your end.

The big van is somewhere in the middle, it's designed to carry extra weight and it's designed to do big millage.
The bus will have to watch out for any low bridges.

The van and the bus will both be knackered if routes are blocked with abondoned vehicles or road blocks. When it comes to off road - the stolly wins

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Stolly again - its all last century "Elephant Engineering".
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Yeah, Stolly wins as a blank canvas.
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Fueling that beast will be an issue.
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Fueling that beast will be an issue.
Yeah but it has a bigger problem
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Yeah but it has a bigger problem
low bridges?
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