You guys won't believe this, not sure if I do.

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by DaddyRabbit, Oct 31, 2002.

  1. DaddyRabbit

    DaddyRabbit LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    :eek: :eek: Click on this link and see what you think. I just don't know if this is possible or not taking the simple laws of physics into account and as many hours on a backhoe as I have.?? :dizzy:

    www.trainorders.com/stories/2002/10/21/455.php
     
  2. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,457

    Now how's he gonna get that out of there?
     
  3. bluemoon

    bluemoon LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 114

    WOW,WOW & WOW
    Hard to beleive.
    Speechless.
     
  4. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,128

    Nice moves, but what happens when a hydraulic line bursts?
     
  5. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,847

    If a line bursts during that, the machine has many many problems.
     
  6. Mow&Snow

    Mow&Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 335

    I cannot believe that it's possible. No way.
     
  7. Rooster

    Rooster LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 460

    This was posted on Plowsite.com,

    I think it was Chuck Smith that noticed the guides on the loader bucket and the oversize backhoe bucket. (Sharp Eye Chuck S.).

    Might be possible with those changes, I'd like to see a video of the sequence in action.

    Rick
     
  8. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
    from nowhere
    Posts: 1,579

    I believe it ... I've seen it done on a much smaller scale - on and off a trailer.
     
  9. Tvov

    Tvov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,157

    Wow!

    The backhoe bucket has been moved a couple of times. Compare it against the pickup in the background. How do you move the bucket when the whole tractor is in the air? I, too, would like to see a video of it.

    I do know some guys who are incredible heavy equipment operators who might be able to do this. I would still like to see it in person!
     
  10. cutting edge

    cutting edge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 194

    I have seen a video where an excavator (Kobelco, I think) climbs a very, very tall tower. Once at the top the operator extends the machine out away from the tower and spins it around in the air. The purpose of the video was to show how good the hydraulics were on this machine.
     

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