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Hobbyist Excavates Basement With RC Models

PostPosted: February 15th, 2012, 9:29 pm
by sanjy009
http://laughingsquid.com/hobbyist-excavates-basement-with-rc-model-construction-equipment/

and

http://carscoop.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/meet-joe-man-who-excavated-his-basement.html

"Every year, I excavate about 2 to 3 cubic yards of material. I mine it from the walls during the winter, put it through the crusher, screen it, and then haul it out during a summer’s worth of Sundays."



"It's been a great hobby thus far, dreaming up - building all sorts of different minature equipment from kits or from scratch for this "mining" project. If it wasn't for this mining project I probably would have lost of interest in this hobby by now b/c once the models are built - the novelty of how they work & perform would wear off with no task to be accomplished them,"

Re: Hobbyist Excavates Basement With RC Models

PostPosted: February 21st, 2012, 2:25 am
by Lmo
Other than slightly overfilling the semi bottom-dump, it was perfect!

Going to be sharing this one with a LOT of operating engineer friends.

Thanks for posting!!!

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Yes. This is actually me.. .. .

Re: Hobbyist Excavates Basement With RC Models

PostPosted: February 21st, 2012, 10:57 pm
by sanjy009
Lmo wrote:Yes. This is actually me.. ..


So...you are about an inch tall?