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  1. #1
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    Caterpiller moving a 518,000 lb Oak tree

    this is pretty cool...would make a good propaganda video for the company.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=BFTj0hM3DHM
    “Now the freaks are on television, the freaks are in the movies. And it’s no longer the sideshow, it’s the whole show. The colorful circus and the clowns and the elephants, for all intents and purposes, are gone, and we’re dealing only with the freaks.” - Jonathan Winters

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    That looks like a pretty expensive project

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    Total cost? I would bet pretty expensive.

  4. #4
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    and on the taxpayers dime. It's a frickin tree.

    Cool video though. I'm intrigued seeing the shows on moving structures
    Officially, Down for the count

    YOU HAVE TO GET OFF YOUR ASS TO GET ON YOUR FEET

    I know enough to know, I don't know enough
    Liberalism-Ideas so good they mandate them

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    And I can't get a raise.....go figure

  6. #6
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    hhhmmmm.... really for a tree.....
    it was working.... played with it.... now its broke.... whats the going hourly rate for HVAC repair

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    Pretty cool!

    And yes!
    For a tree!

    No tree huggers here!

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