My Other Obession and a Detailed explanation

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  1. John_Force

    John_Force 16xNHRA Funny Car Champ TFW2005 Supporter

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    I love Transformers. But I also like Cranes. (Not the bird!)
    I'm also know a lot about Mobile and Crawler cranes.
    So Consider the following a Dummies Guide to Mobile and Crawler Cranes.

    I'm going to be talking about 3 major manufacturer's.

    1.Grove/Manitowoc/Potain/National-Collectively called Manitowoc Cranes
    2.Liebherr Group
    3.Terex-Demag


    This is just a introduction to test feedback.
    Please reply if I should continue
     
  2. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    [​IMG]?
     
  3. trump

    trump WWBD?

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  4. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Cool hobby, bro.

    It's great you want to share and all, but you might want to reconsider. What's going to happen is that you will pour your heart and soul into a, long, detailed, meticulous labor-of-love post, and no one's going to give a shit, and a bunch of people will post funny pictures of birds or Kelsey Grammer or David Hyde Pierce, and then someone will mention sticking something in someone's pooper, and the thread will turn to spam, and the mods will get upset, and the thread will be locked, and infractions will be handed out, and life will go on, and so on and so forth.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    Karate Kid for the win!

    "sweep the leg! "
     
  6. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I spent most of Monday watching the Frasier marathon on Comedy Central and I didn't think of that. I'm ashamed of myself. :( 

    But yeah. I'm not sure there's a big group of crane fans hanging around. Then again, with 35,000 members on TFW, it's possible.
     
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  7. John_Force

    John_Force 16xNHRA Funny Car Champ TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was right.
    /end thread
    It will probably go somewhere. But I don't wanna go there.
     
  8. rattrap007

    rattrap007 Insert witty comment here TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome music video

    Yes That is the original Cobra Kais, Sensei Kreese, Mr. Belding, & Ralph Machio (in the car at the end). That is also Daniel's apartment the guy skates past
     
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  9. Foster

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    Post some photos of cranes, before someone posts a Denny Crane photo and another Shatner meme breaks out.
     
  10. trump

    trump WWBD?

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    Denn... crap.
     
  11. John_Force

    John_Force 16xNHRA Funny Car Champ TFW2005 Supporter

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    Alright.
    Lets see what I can dig up.
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    Demag CC-8800 Twin-3,200Ton Capacity.

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    Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 1,200TON

    This is just the tip of the iceberg.
     
  12. Foster

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    Those are cool, especially the nine-axled one!
     
  13. John_Force

    John_Force 16xNHRA Funny Car Champ TFW2005 Supporter

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    There's another crane like that except it can only lift 1,000tons which is still pretty remarkable for a mobile.
    Wondering why it doesn't have a boom?
    Too heavy. Has to remove the boom to make it road legal.
    Demag(The company that makes the first crane picture) Makes a AC 1000/9.
    Here's a pic
    http://www.vertikalnet.ru/upload/iblock/4e4/Terex-Demag-AC1000_b.jpg
     
  14. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    [​IMG]

    ...not an insult or anything, it was just the first thing that popped into my head when thinking about cranes :lol 

    While I can't say I'm a fan or anything, I will admit seeing some of these massive monsters of machinery can be quite impressive.
     
  15. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Ebay:
    While we're talking cool, big vehicles, allow me to mention my favorite:

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    The shuttle mobile platform. Holy HELL.
     
  16. McBradders

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    Big vehicles are awesome, regardless of purpose. This thread is a winner.
     

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