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Old 11-02-2012, 02:11 PM   #1
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Interesting CNN Video Report on Unicat

$700k for this unit, with others going up to $3m. Very impressive vehicle, however.

http://money.cnn.com/video/pf/2012/11/0 ... ce=cnn_bin
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:24 PM   #2
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Re: Interesting CNN Video Report on Unicat

I can only begin to imagine how stuck you could get in that. "Hello AAA. Can you send a D9 out to get us?"
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:16 PM   #3
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its all ok tell you go over a ridge and set its belly on somthing. it has very little clearance for that long of wheelbase.
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That's a pretty bold claim. "There's no RV that can follow us". I bet Zeta has a few thought about that statement.
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Re: Interesting CNN Video Report on Unicat

Ummm, in dude's defense, he did say that his rig was designed to operate in the desert. (Boy, I wish I had a desalinator/purifier that could pull six gallons/hour (in daylight) from the desert... yep, you know, desert, where there ain't nothin' to purify) Might be something to look into if ya need a little irrigation down on the ol' artichoke plantation.

Pity the MF that brings one of those to any unpaved East-of-the-Mississippi roads. In ain't called "desert pinstriping" here, it's called destruction. Bettin' that rig doesn't see 500 miles/year of actual use

*mumbles bullshit,bullshit,bullshit*
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oh wait 8 MPG on flat road with a tail wind of 60.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:11 PM   #7
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Golly, what could I spend $700,000 on? Oh, I know, how about an RV that is too big for most of the canyons in Death Valley, the Mojave Preserve and a slew of other desert places. But it looks great in public campgrounds. The one I saw in the Valley of Fire looked exactly like a garbage truck. "Hey, honey, I have a great idea . . . let's spend $700,000 on an RV that people mistake for a garbage truck." I'm sure that impresses people.
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Interesting CNN Video Report on Unicat

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That's a pretty bold claim. "There's no RV that can follow us". I bet Zeta has a few thought about that statement.
If I followed him down the Flint Trail to the Maze, I'd be stuck behind him at the first switchback. I guess if you can afford $700k, you can afford to just leave it somewhere and buy another...

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Old 11-02-2012, 09:44 PM   #9
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Those vehicles crack me up... maybe in Africa... OK Death Valley or possibly similar desert type areas but in the Sierra's? Pavement dude unless you contract a tree crew. Nice though.
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