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4 hours ago, JFW657 said:

We could borrow the crawler from NASA...

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Run it right up Hwy 27 to I-4 eastbound.

We'd age like wine by the time that Jawa Sandcrawler got here! (BTW, that's the first shuttle flight (white external fuel tank)

curious...what would the weight of that thing do to a highway?  I think that crawler and some excavation rigs are the largest land vehicles ever built.

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2 hours ago, jrs2 said:

We'd age like wine by the time that Jawa Sandcrawler got here! (BTW, that's the first shuttle flight (white external fuel tank)

curious...what would the weight of that thing do to a highway?  I think that crawler and some excavation rigs are the largest land vehicles ever built.

Yeah, I remembered the white tank. I watched the first one go up from a fire observation tower a little west of US-1. A guy my roommate knew worked for the forestry service and let a group of us up there. April 1981 as I recall. Actually, I think the first two or possibly three were white as well, so the one in the pic might not be #1.

But yeah, not only would the weight destroy any road  it travelled on, but it's probably too wide even for a divided four lane highway.

But then, we're just being facetious here anyway.

 

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My grandpa lived in Central FL when the first shuttle went up.  I didn't, but when it went up he bought me a space shuttle necklace and sent it to me.  I still have that necklace packed in a box somewhere. 

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10 hours ago, jrs2 said:

We'd age like wine by the time that Jawa Sandcrawler got here! (BTW, that's the first shuttle flight (white external fuel tank)

curious...what would the weight of that thing do to a highway?  I think that crawler and some excavation rigs are the largest land vehicles ever built.

All I'm thinking of is all the mast arms and power lines getting knocked out as its being brought over.

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