Fringian Stagecoach

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Stagecoach
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Distant Fringe vehicle.
Tech Level 3
Mass 1.4 Tons
Cost Cr31,500
Mode Wheels
Speed 25 kph
Cargo 2.5m³
Crew 2
Passengers 6 internal
2 external
Armament none
TBD

The Stagecoach is a type of archaic Ground Car.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Stagecoach is a very low tech animal-powered vehicle designed for commercial use.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Army and IISS Universal Vehicle Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (...of ten subcraft) carried on the vehicle when applicable. Tonnage on the universal vehicle profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage Total mass loaded: TBD metric tons.
  • Vehicle Dimensions: TBD 4m wide, 3.5m tall, 10m long,
  • Total usable volume: TBD 112m³
2. Crew xTBD crew: TBD
3. Performance Movement: TBDkph
4. Electronics Equipment: TBDEPs in power
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoint/s
6. Armament Weapons:
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Fuel capacity: TBD liters.
10. Cost Production Cost: CrTBD
11. Construction Time TBD months (TBD weeks).
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 2.5 (0.18 dTons)
13. Maintenance TBD

Hull / Suspension[edit]

A boxy hull constructed from iron, steel, brass and wood.

  • Length: 3.5 meters, Width: 2.0 meters, Height: 2.8 meters.
  • Overall volume: approximately 19.6m³ (1.45 dTons)
  • Unloaded Weight: 1,200 kg.

The overall volume measures the vehicles maximum dimensions and includes road clearance. The enclosed volume of the contoured hull is substantially lower.

The vehicle is fitted with a shock-absorbing wheeled suspension system mounted on axles and leaf springs.

Power / Transmission[edit]

Up to 4x Beasts of Burden (typically 4x horses, capable of moving up to 2,800 kg). The animals are harnessed to a 6.5m long shaft attached to the front axle.

Performance[edit]

  • Cruise Speed: 5 kph, Top Speed: 25 km.
  • Range: 10 hours at Cruise Speed, 10 minutes per hour at Top Speed.

Crew / Passengers[edit]

The body of the vehicle is a box fitted with open side windows that can be covered by blinds. The crew facilities consists of open exterior bench seats located at the top-front (the driver) and the top rear (the lookout): two passengers may be seated externally, adjacent to the crew. The passenger cabin contains two upholstered bench seats designed for four passengers – an additional two can be accommodated, though such arrangements are cramped. The passenger compartment provides basic environmental protection (it is weatherproof but is not sealed). The driver's position is fitted with reins to control and steer the animals.

Luggage and cargo may be stored within the passenger cabin, on the roof, and within a "trunk" located at the rear of the vehicle.

  • Cargo Storage: 2.5m³ plus slung packs and bags.
  • Maximum Load: 1,300 kg (including passengers) before performance is dramatically impaired.
    • Maximum Gross Weight: 2,500 kg.

Equipment[edit]

Running lights. Nutrition for the draft animals.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is an early creature-powered vehicle designed to transport passengers, mail, and incidental cargo.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Vehicle - Archaic Vehicle:

  1. Type TBD class Fringian Stagecoach
    1. Frellenstoga class Stagecoach

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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