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OK you engineers,equipment operators and RR fans,check out this machine

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by mjbskwim, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Now I like to watch equipment videos once in a while. Even though I have been around heavy equipment my whole life,it's kinda fun watching the HUGE machines.And digging rigs get boring
    This is something else. HUGE and defies gravity(not really but looks like it)

    Yeah? got something better?o_O
    Lets see it:D
     
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    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I got to watch a real live version of this very thing as they built the light rail here in Seattle. The line runs about a mile from my house. Almost an identical set up
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Didn't realize they used that type equipment on the light rail.I was working mostly in Tacoma at that time
     
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    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Well, it didn't have tires. But it worked the same way at least

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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I saw that a few times
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    It wouldn't need wheels that close to civilization.I think those in China are out a bit
     
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    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    These where the only pictures I could find. It really doesn't look all that impressive. It did when you were standing under it.
     
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    jim97701 Bend Well-Known Member

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    Damn! That's pretty cool, thanks for sharing that.
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I'm wondering,with all those workers walking about that thing,how many get lost in the travel?
    No fall protection on them either.You can tell by how easy they move around