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Tired feet

Tyred feet?
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Have you seen those spinning rims that make a vehicle look like it's still moving when it has come to a stop?
Ok, picture a set of those, but no chrome. Every surface would be painted flat black, except for a single spoke, so that it is hard to see where the tire stops and the rim starts.
Now imagine that the rim is unbalanced by the weight of a chrome foot/hoof/talon, what have you, attached to the bottom of the chrome spoke. It would only be free to swing for the bottom 160 or so, degrees of the full circle with a slider to make the foot track in a straight line from the farthest point back of the arc to the farthest forward point.

Ok, now picture these on that next logging truck beside you.


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       Would they not flail in a spastic and dangerous manner when the truck was underway?
bungston, Jan 22 2006
  

       Yes they would and they would shake the truck to pieces.
Antegrity, Jan 23 2006
  

       Bonus.   

       Yeeah! Gimme.
wagster, Jan 23 2006
  

       Honestly though, they wouldn't be overbalanced by much and shouldn't effect a vehicle any more than, say a chain swinging freely on the side of a truck. Unless of course all of the feet were to swing in the same direction at the same time then they may topple a poorly constructed bridge or two but that just means that they probably needed replacing anyway.   

       This is perfectly feasible and will look fantastic (and suitably silly).
wagster, Jan 24 2006
  

       This sounds like not much more than an unbalanced "spinner" which will just rock back and forth like the axle-mounted odometers seen on so many trailers, only painted in such a way as to look like a walking foot.   

       Useless, pointless, easily bakable. I love it. [+]
Freefall, Jan 24 2006
  

       <picks up shard of smashed indicator glass> "Ah, I can see from this that a white Transit has passed this way recently."
wagster, Jan 25 2006
  
      
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