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Old 01-30-2012, 11:12 AM   #1
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So, I've been in Australia for the past couple of weeks covering a reliability run hosted by some pals of mine in and around Melbourne. While there, I had the opportunity t...

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Old 01-30-2012, 11:31 AM   #2
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Danny "The Tunnel King" would have liked this!
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Old 01-30-2012, 11:41 AM   #3
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That has to make life so much easier.

Now how to power it
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Old 01-30-2012, 12:03 PM   #4
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>>>>Danny "The Tunnel King" would have liked this! >>>

Exactly, I was looking for the ( tap,tap ) hand trowel to be laying by the back wheel.

Neat idea and execution.

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Old 01-30-2012, 12:51 PM   #5
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Would love to see some more pics!
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:26 PM   #6
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:41 PM   #7
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LOL - call that "Tom".
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:06 PM   #8
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Looks great! I can't help but wonder about all the Australian versions of creepy/crawly things that are lurking down there, though.
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Old 01-30-2012, 03:05 PM   #9
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Did Steve McQueen and James Garner help with the construction?
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Old 01-30-2012, 03:08 PM   #10
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That is just one of the coolest ideas I've ever seen.
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:02 PM   #11
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Typical Aussie idea to make something that works work even better.

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Looks great! I can't help but wonder about all the Australian versions of creepy/crawly things that are lurking down there, though.
Did cross my mind as well. Red Back Spiders and Brown Snakes would be my biggest issue as they would just love the same area as living space.

You did not stop here long Ryan so I hope next trip you get to see more.
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...but where's the whistle?
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Clever use of the space and an even more clever method to access it!

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This was just on last week....LOVE this movie

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Old 01-31-2012, 03:32 AM   #15
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I used a furniture dolly once to navigate a crawlspace of a friend running cables. It was a mobile home and it was concrete under there so it wasn't too bad. Except for the giant ducting that got in some of the way.

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I've been waiting for the holiday pics to surface. will have to go check at hamb.
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There was a documentary on over here recently where a team of archaeologists attempted to excavate Tom Dick and Harry, they found the entrance shaft to the actual escape tunnel but had the same problems with the ground being soft, what reminded me of this was the fact they also excavated what had been a secret workshop and store under the camp theatre and actually found one of the tunnel trolleys (which looked exactly like the one above!)
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From the Temple of Doom.
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I LOVE the great escape. Haha yea who knows what kind of poisonous things are down there. We are pretty lucky to have so few poisonous things in comparison to Australia where everything seems to be. Fantastic idea by the way.
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