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Offline raafif

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Whif Construction Vehicles
« on: March 09, 2012, 12:26:50 PM »
Here's a few of the ideas from Mr. Jacque Fresco,
           co-founder of Revell Plastics, aircraft & space-station engineer, Futurist & Socio-cyber-engineer -- founder of "The Venus Project".
All these are buildable with 1970s technology.

Nuclear-powered Robotic Laser canal-digger


Constructors for high-rise "pod-housing" & a mini nuclear-reactor

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Re: Whif Construction Vehicles
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2012, 02:05:28 PM »
I love these sort of concept...
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Re: Whif Construction Vehicles
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2012, 02:47:55 PM »
very gerry anderson.....looks like they should be be in an episode of thunderbirds
I have come up with a plan so cunning you could stick a tail on it and call it a weasel!

Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Whif Construction Vehicles
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2012, 06:38:37 AM »
Wasn't there a Fairey Rotodyne converted to a crane in Seattle's Modelfy category a decade or so ago?   Painted red if I recall correctly.   
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Offline raafif

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Re: Whif Construction Vehicles
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2012, 12:45:22 PM »


The Teracuriser was originally to tow/launch the Mace missile but was also used as a transporter at the U.S. Antarctic base.
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2009/03/10/march-military-campaign-antarctica-1962-and-1963/
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/category/service-vehicles/page/32/

At the bottom of this page are a few photos of the Teracruiser Dump-truck (a civilian conversion) used in construction in the Netherlands ...
http://www.mace-b.com/38TMW/Missiles/MM-1.htm
« Last Edit: April 05, 2012, 06:01:09 PM by raafif »