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Old 06-15-2010, 11:00 AM   #1
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Walking Machine O' Death

Here's a link Zaskoda sent me of the Walking Machine O' Death. Too good not to share:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/zaskoda/28 ... 115545732/
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Old 06-15-2010, 11:13 AM   #2
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I'll add one quick footnote. Burning Man is a very interactive event... they let people take this thing out and drive it.
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:20 AM   #3
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I guess that when they got to the other side of the "fair", they realized that they couldn't turn it around...
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I guess that when they got to the other side of the "fair", they realized that they couldn't turn it around...
There's a circular plate on the bottom that lowers hydrologically and lifts the vehicle, rotates, and then lowers the vehicle back down.
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Check out the "hydrologics" on this rig!!


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Old 06-18-2010, 06:27 AM   #6
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Isn't this contraption related to the giant mechanical tarantula from that old Wild Wild West movie with Will Smith?
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