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Old 05-10-2018, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike Stamper View Post
Here is one of the most unlikely vehicles I've seen - so I had to make it!

I came across it on the robotechnik-paper site following Darwin's thread a few weeks ago.
Very nice build of a truly unusual subject, strikingly similar to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas-Joseph_Cugnot 's steam carriage. And it was sensible enough not to install the boiler over the steering end of the vehicle...
How interesting to look back at history and see how, when new concepts arise, pioneers (ingenious, naive, smart or crazy, hard to tell at the time) try so many paths, most of which now seem preposterous or even absurd.
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