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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2675 on: June 12, 2021, 10:06:10 am »

pity its not redbull


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2676 on: June 17, 2021, 05:56:49 pm »

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2677 on: June 17, 2021, 06:42:35 pm »

I said get Anchor butter not a bl**** ......oh[size=78%] well never mind ![/size]
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« Reply #2678 on: June 17, 2021, 09:07:17 pm »

the captain said weigh the anchor, now where did i put the scales
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2679 on: June 18, 2021, 02:08:31 am »

The Captain had created a new twist on the ancient naval sport of tug 'o war.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2680 on: June 18, 2021, 01:25:39 pm »

"Troy - these exclusive sun loungers are not that good - not when you have to wear all this safety kit"
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2681 on: June 18, 2021, 03:55:31 pm »

Andy, Thats one up on your follow me sign. {-)
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2682 on: July 02, 2021, 02:03:31 pm »

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2683 on: July 02, 2021, 02:04:10 pm »


Not even Stavros could pull start that!
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« Reply #2684 on: July 02, 2021, 02:06:54 pm »

But would He be able to catch it is it was in one of Phil's Straight runners that is the question  {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2685 on: July 02, 2021, 02:23:20 pm »

Gonna need a bigger boat !
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2686 on: July 02, 2021, 02:35:46 pm »

That's just the starter motor - wait till you see the main engine  :o


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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2687 on: July 02, 2021, 03:50:40 pm »

That's just the starter motor - wait till you see the main engine  :o
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2688 on: July 02, 2021, 04:26:25 pm »

Yes ANOTHER build team who can't tell inches from millimetres!
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2689 on: July 02, 2021, 05:26:21 pm »

When I told the model shop I wanted a motor for the 65 Amp chines ESC I didn't think it would be that big.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2690 on: July 02, 2021, 10:20:13 pm »

oops the plan called for a 1/12 scale replica engine, not 12:1, did no one think to check?
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2691 on: July 03, 2021, 07:59:11 pm »

Wait until you see the size of the prop!
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2692 on: July 04, 2021, 11:08:20 am »

 
Did anyone check the width of the bridge ahead I know they checked the height





just an aside comment, why do they build things that big, where they then have to transport it through tight spaces and up winding roads, can they not design and build it, test it, take it apart in sections and then transport it, its like Eurobus planes, they transport sections through the french countryside through winding roads and tight villages to the assemble it in a plane factory with a runway, why didn't they build the factory and runway closer to a port to allow for easier transport, or build a bigger plane than the russian AN225 to transport lots of bits - beggers belief
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2693 on: July 04, 2021, 11:29:11 am »

So warspite asks.......

"just an aside comment, why do they build things that big, where they then have to transport it through tight spaces and up winding roads'?

I think the simple answer or reason = Politics ...you vote for us/me.......& we guarantee xyz2 jobs in your Community

Remember the Space Shuttle..... <:( 

[she'll be right...just use a big o-ring to seal both sections] - [the last time such a concept was used in that application]

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2694 on: July 04, 2021, 01:17:07 pm »

I suspect this has nothing to do with politics and everything to do with the most efficient and therefore most cost effective way of transporting such a large load.  Almost all marine engine manufacturers have access to water and all shipbuilders by their very nature have access to water.  Therefore almost all marine propulsion engines are transported by barge from the manufacturer to the yard.  They are then craned off the barge and directly into the ship as it is being built.


Although this could be a marine engine there is also a very strong possibility that this could be a shore based installation for something such as a power station back up or a large industrial complex.  As for road transportation the route will be carefully evaluated as regards dimensions to the millimeter and even the load bearing capabilities of the roads and bridges before deciding on whether it can be done or not.  If it is not possible then the engine will be dismantled and reassembled on site.
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« Reply #2695 on: July 04, 2021, 01:35:31 pm »

You are 100% spot on here BB :-)) ........this is a MAN diesel engine built in Germany.....transported by sea from Germany to the Port of Darwin in Australia for an electrical generation plant in Alice Springs .....

[At first I assumed in the USA, but the Number Plate of the first MACK prime mover has NT Plates & is RH drive ]

I will try & get some images ...BTW.....certainly nothing to do with space shuttles of Politics  :embarrassed:


https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DNRZBZmDWN1Q&psig=AOvVaw1NxCBANMiG7ge6ovDWRoun&ust=1625488817135000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAoQjRxqFwoTCNDuy-63yfECFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2696 on: July 04, 2021, 03:39:23 pm »

The big giveaway is that 'Kingston Heavy Haulage' are based in St Mary's, New South Wales.


I know that engine well, my last ship was fitted with five of them.
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« Reply #2697 on: July 05, 2021, 11:41:40 am »

I understand that - usually the subject of a Quest channel extreme movers program, but there is always some issue when the program runs that a corner is too tight or a hill too steep or overhanging branches damaging the load etc.


Now back to random captions  :-))
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« Reply #2698 on: July 05, 2021, 01:24:46 pm »

That's because its a TV program, aimed at people who believe everything they see on TV.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2699 on: July 16, 2021, 12:44:38 pm »

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