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Man Digs Out Basement Using Only RC Scale Tractors And Trucks

Posted by YBMW Staff on February 17th, 2012
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Sometimes there are brilliant ideas, and sometimes there are stupid ones. I cannot differentiate between the two with this story. Joe, from Saskatchewan, Canada decided to excavate his basement by using only RC scaled models of professional machinery.

For the past 7 years (OMFG), Joe has been digging out his basement at an average annual rate of 8 to 9 cubic feet using nothing more than RC tractors and trucks.

His method of madness involves the whole nine yards - from “transporting the excavator on an RC truck to the basement, unloads it, digs and uses other trucks to transfer the dirt up to the ground through a spiral ramp!”

He even has a miniature rock crusher!

“I feel quite fortunate to have stumbled onto this basement excavation idea, it’s been a great past time to date dreaming up new ideas to tackle different projects along the way,” Joe wrote on the Scale4×4rc forums where he also posted pictures and videos of his feat.

“It’s been a great hobby thus far, dreaming up - building all sorts of different minature equipment from kits or from scratch for this “mining” project. If it wasn’t for this mining project I probably would have lost of interest in this hobby by now b/c once the models are built - the novelty of how they work & perform would wear off with no task to be accomplished them,” he notes in another post.

Source: carscoop.blogspot

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