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    Entire parade of kick-arse 1950 Bombardier B12 snowmobiles.

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      CommentAuthorsneak046
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd 2013
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    I have a bit of a soft spot for the ZIL screw drive.

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    Anyone for the Bob Semple Tank?

    The Bob Semple tank was a tank designed by New Zealand Minister of Works Bob Semple during World War II. Originating out of the need to build military hardware from available materials, the tank was built from corrugated iron on a tractor base. Designed and built without formal plans or blueprints, it had numerous design flaws and practical difficulties, and was never put into mass production or used in combat. Despite this, it has become something of an icon of the New Zealand 'do it yourself' mentality.

    Bob Semple Tank
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    The Russians own the imperial battlecruiser of hovercraft.

    • CommentAuthor256
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2013
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    Hans and Franz, NASA's two 2,700 tonne (each!) crawler-transporters, used to move rockets to the launch site since 1965:


    (Moving Space Shuttle Discovery; see figures next to tracks for scale!)

    @Grease- reminds me of that other classic Soviet monstrosity, the Ekranoplan. Altho not a land vehicle.
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    @256: I can't look at that picture without the Thunderbirds theme starting up in my head.
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      CommentAuthorsneak046
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2013
     (11083.7)
    Yess to Hans and Franz.

    Giant German strip mining mobile plant anyone:

    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2013
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    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2013
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    Also, I have no idea what that thing is or what it does :

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      CommentAuthorFinagle
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2013
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    I don't mean this to be a threadkiller, but there are a ton of super cool threads about this over on Dark Roasted Blend.
  5.  (11083.11)
    Excellent. More machine porn!
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      CommentAuthorGreasemonkey
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2013 edited
     (11083.12)
    New concept car from Rolls Royce. It hurts my brain in a good way.

    Presenting Bender's Pimpmobile:


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