This is how we do it in Australia! - Router Forums

 20Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
Honored Member
 
harrysin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Country: Australia
First Name: Harry
Posts: 12,407
     
Send a message via Skype™ to harrysin
This is how we do it in Australia!

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/emb...KRh5kcM?rel=0&
kp91, JFPNCM, Wildwood and 9 others like this.

Harry



Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. - Plautus






harrysin is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 09:15 AM
Registered User
 
Gene Howe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Country: United States
First Name: Gene
Posts: 3,816
 
Absolutely amazing. Thanks, Harry.

Gene Howe
Snowflake, AZ

'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

Please edit your profile with a name and location so we can better assist you and make for a friendlier forum.
Gene Howe is offline  
post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 09:16 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Country: United States
First Name: John
Posts: 2,206
 
Some of that stuff is amazing how they do it. Expensive too!!

HJ

Detroit Burbs
honesttjohn is offline  
 
post #4 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 10:31 AM
Registered User
 
RainMan 2.0's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Country: Canada
First Name: Rick
Posts: 10,034
 
Well this is unfortunate. I was going to come and visit you guys someday , and here you drive on the wrong side of the road

Pretty neat trucks though . Hate to back one up
kp91, Roy Drake and Herb Stoops like this.

My grade four teacher told me he thought I was an idiot savant , minus the savant part
RainMan 2.0 is online now  
post #5 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 10:44 AM
Forum Contributor
 
Gaffboat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Oliver
Posts: 1,634
 
Wow!

Dragons slain. Damsels rescued. No reasonable request refused ... unless the dragon's really big.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. ~Oscar Wilde
Gaffboat is offline  
post #6 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 10:47 AM
Forum Contributor
 
DesertRatTom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Tom
Posts: 5,803
 
Makes sense to use this kind of road train in Australia. Long distances between towns. More destinations than is practical for regular trains. Not sure I want to be anywhere neare one of those things. How could you ever keep the wheels aligned so you don't have wandering trailers?
MEBCWD likes this.

The more I do, the less I accomplish.
DesertRatTom is online now  
post #7 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 11:20 AM
Registered User
 
furboo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Country: United States
First Name: Rob
Posts: 511
 
I'd hate to get stuck behind one of these on a twisty mountain road.
RainMan 2.0 likes this.

Rob
furboo is offline  
post #8 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 12:38 PM
Forum Contributor
 
Stick486's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Country: United States
First Name: Stick
Posts: 17,555
 
really cool Harry..

This would have been the week that I'd have finished chewing thru the restraints...
If only new layers hadn't been added....

Stick....
Forget the primal scream, just ROAR!!!
"SNORK Mountain Congressional Library and Taxidermy”
Stick486 is offline  
post #9 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 02:56 PM
Registered User
 
Herb Stoops's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Country: United States
First Name: Herb
Posts: 4,736
 
Thats a good place for them, Harry, glad they are outlawed here. It would probably be cheaper here to build a dedicated road for them instead of these outrages mass transit lines they are building that will never recover the costs.
Herb
MEBCWD likes this.
Herb Stoops is offline  
post #10 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-12-2017, 06:16 PM
Registered User
 
Knothead47's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Country: United States
First Name: John
Posts: 1,397
 
Harry, I would imagine that they are used for hauling things to the outback. Land that is flat as a pool table and straight roads, if any, for miles. That rig wouldn't work in downtown Sidney or Melbourne. G'day, mate!

John T.
My wife gives sound advice. 99% sound and 1% advice.
Knothead47 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Joke a Day bobj3 Lobby 2555 Today 01:13 AM
More on Australia harrysin Lobby 5 04-22-2015 01:07 PM
Get to know Australia harrysin Lobby 42 05-21-2014 10:19 AM
Local ties to Australia for our members down under. jd99 Lobby 2 03-11-2010 05:55 AM
Happy "Australian Day" mates! Dr.Zook Lobby 16 01-27-2007 04:23 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome