[modeleng] Re: Idea for a model

OK Tel,

WTF does it do? Cut Yaks milk cheese into manageable pieces? Perhaps cut BP
into man size hunks?

Dave.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Terry Lane" <tel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <modeleng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 2:31 PM
Subject: [modeleng] Re: Idea for a model


Hmmmmmmm ..... when yer don't know the answers, muddy the waters eh?



> Well well, I see we are hearing from down under and supplied with the
usual
> sort of idiotic blatherings we can expect from our friendly demented
Ozonian
> cohort.  There is a huge electric "steam shovel" out in the state of
Kansas
> that is supposed to be the largest of that type in the world.  I think
Keith
> Spriggs lives near the machine named "Big Brutus" which has now been
turned
> over for exhibition near a city close to the strip mine.  Brutus used a
> bo-diddly BIG extension cord for power supply.  I may be prejudiced, but
Big
> Brutus is a lot more photogenic that the Teutonic marvel in the website
Alan
> has posted.  BB weighs in at 11 million pounds and his scoop will hold
> enough coal to fill three gondola cars.  Check him out at :
> http://www.bigbrutus.org/about.html
>
> Jesse in the USA
>
>
> > Big crittur right enough BUT - ' ~ A 6-foot man can stand up inside one
of
> > the buckets.'  - does this mean a 5 foot man can't? And WHICH ONE of the
> > buckets?
> >
> >
> >
> > > At recent exhibitions there have been models of construction and earth
> > > moving machinery.
> > >
> > > For anyone who wants to build something unusual, and REALLY big,
> > >
> > >
> >
>
http://talk.buybelowcost.com/eve/ubb.x/a/tpc/f/994105582/m/491104728/r/58110
> > 66911
> > >
> > >
> > > Alan Stepney
> > >
> > >
> > > http://www.alanstepney.info
> > > Model Engineering & steam engine information pages
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