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Fiddler Crab Earthmover

big, yellow and very weird
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An earthmover with JCB-like capabilities, that looks like a gigantic Fiddler Crab.

The right "pincer" is the long-reach backhoe. The left is the "shovel".

The machine has a body on the form of a flattened ovoid, and moves on eight hydraulically powered and articulated legs mounted underneath.

8th of 7, Jul 22 2012

Fiddler Crab http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiddler_crab
Asymmetric [8th of 7, Jul 22 2012]

Logging version. http://www.youtube....ydg&feature=related
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jul 22 2012]


       Scary. +
blissmiss, Jul 22 2012

       so.... turn the seat sideways then...
FlyingToaster, Jul 22 2012

       I'm sure a joint approach to JCB can be arranged. +
xenzag, Jul 22 2012

       That would be wise; they'll never buy the idea unless they've recently consumed a substantial amount of psychotropic chemicals.   

       One of the ergot derivatives would be most appropriate, as they're likely to be seeing gigantic bright yellow mechanical crabs anyway (amongst other things).
8th of 7, Jul 22 2012

       I've seen a photo of something like this. I'll see if I can find it again.
UnaBubba, Jul 22 2012


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