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OT - SC Amphibious? Construction Machines
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 4:29 pm
Post subject: OT - SC Amphibious? Construction Machines

Hi All,

I had forgotten about these cool looking maybe-Amphibious pieces of construction equipment we saw on alongside the highway in South Carolina. Off-topic but kinda interesting.

www.vgbimages.com/AFV-...e/n-qmRZRM

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 6:09 pm
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It kind of reminds me of a Churchill tank. Very cool.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:29 pm
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Cool.
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JiriTintera
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:53 pm
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Singaporean amphibious chassis EIK Engineering AM300, or AM350, for excavator platform John Deere 350D LC.

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www.eikengineering.com...i_trex.htm
www.eikengineering.com...e_2016.pdf


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:09 pm
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Saw lots of these type of vehicles in the Niger Delta, Nigeria working for the oil companies. Preparing drilling sites for oil rigs and barges. Quite fun to watch, even saw few sink into the swamps that were more than they could handle, like a sunk tank on the beach in Normandy.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 4:15 pm
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Down here in the swamps of South Louisiana, I saw the evolution of these types of vehicles, all tracing their roots back to the vehicle that was the father of the LVT-1,The Roebling Alligator.

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