Destroying a boat... with earthmoving equipment

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by cac, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. cac
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    cac Junior Member

    As an opposite to the usual construction/build articles, this was interesting, in a sad sort of way:

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    Follow the link for details and lots more pictures: Wreck Removal

    Somehow the though of all that work by many craftsmen is just sad to me.

    Bruce
     
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  2. safewalrus
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    safewalrus Ancient Marriner

    Did the earth move for you too? whatever somebody got f**ked!!
     
  3. Kay9
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    Looks like 2 CATS having some seafood.
     
  4. masalai
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    masalai masalai

    Very interesting, thanks for the links - It is good to learn something new....
     
  5. safewalrus
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    Hard shell varity I guess?
     
  6. Meanz Beanz
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    That's disgusting, there is heaps of salvage there, that sort of waste is sickening IMO.
     
  7. stu hearn

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    even tho that is plastic boat, the work, the work, it saddens me, like the scuttling of HMS Brisbane hereThey called her IT, **** when will people feel for boats, the labour of love, the man hours A boat, ship, yacht is a living thing
    me angry beyond belief tonight
     
  8. Knut Sand
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    Agreed... With that some of that equipment, and some wires, it should be possible to pull that boat closer to dry land go for a fast/ crude stripdown.....

    In a setting like that, it doesn't matter if something gets destroyed.

    I do not understand why some gets upset of the fact that this boat gets destroyed, in a feeling kind of way. This is a boat, a boat shall be used, it will not last for an eternity (nor cars), this one got a shorter life span, sombody probably even needed a new boat, so maybe the people building this originally, even got a new order, more work, more money, food on the table.

    It's like spending fuel....

    But to throw away all hatches, gear, sinks, equipment..... That's a waste....

    (Suddenly realized i shot myself in the foot there...:p )...
     
  9. Manie B
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    What a waste

     
  10. safewalrus
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    a sinking waste?
     
  11. Butch .H
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    Power Boat:p :p :p :p
     
  12. safewalrus
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    safewalrus Ancient Marriner

    True Butch, very true, not as if it were a REAL boat, but they do have their uses!
     
  13. the1much
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    id find it MUCH more enjoying watching it blow up,,,,kinda like that dudes car that mouthed me off 1 time,,hehe ;):D;)
     

  14. safewalrus
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    safewalrus Ancient Marriner

    Yeah, now that would be fun! more exciting too for everybody else, not that swinging a shovel around ain't exciting, just it's only exciting for the driver! Maybe that wasn't the idea tho'!
     
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