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Simrock trashcan and mailbox

by crocobaura Posted 6th Aug 2006 at 9:13 PM - Updated 10th Sep 2006 at 12:06 PM by crocobaura
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Hi. I made these to go with the simrock theme. I first stared with the mailbox, as the maxis one didn't fit in very well with the theme. I don't usually play with the mailbox, as I almost always delete it as soon as I start a new lot. This one is decorative, and if you hate paying bills as much as I do than you will definitely love it! As for the trashcan, I got the idea for it after a couple of my palmtrees caught fire after placing the simrock stove next to them. My sims have poor cooking skills and they managed to set the whole lot on fire. It is fully functional, only the lid won't come off and it looks like they are stuffing the garbage bag through it. Otherwise, it blends in naturally with the environment. Enjoy!

They were cloned from the maxis mailbox and trashcan respectively. You can find them under miscellaneous.


Trashcan - 760 faces / 551 vertices
Mailbox - somewhere around 1000 faces / 1000 vertices


Meshes and tree stump texture by me. Stone texture by Mod Squad. Log end and leaf texture from www.mayang.com
Made with Wings 3D, UV Mapper Classic, UV Mapper Professional Demo, Paint Shop Pro, SimPE.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Mailbox_Trashcan.rar 844.9 KB 2,693 6th Aug 2006
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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Tags: #mailbox, #trashcan, #simrock, #simstones