Take a look at this. An excavators hauls itself up a tower


#1

(ignore the german speech, just look at the video)


#2

Oh that crazy Deutschman-no hard hat. At least he had his seat belt on.

Heavy duty equipment and skill for sure.


#3

Das ist doch verrückt!


#4

It’s not really crazy @B.L.E. It’s designed to do what it did, and it did it well. I’d say it’s more like scary.


#5

All of the faith in the world on those hydraulic fittings…

The on-scene reporter standing underneath must also have an equal amount of faith in them…

Absolutely amazing and the operator appears to be low key throughout the operation.


#6

I’ll bet that guy got paid handsomely for that stunt! Mu stomach rolls over just watching it! :cold_sweat:


#7

The operator comes across as someone just putting in another day at the office.
Note around 6:20 or so it looks like he’s yawning a little.

I’d also say that it took some serious engineering and deep thought to set this stunt up; along with a barrel of cash.


#8

Unglaublich!


#9

Maybe I’m the only one thinking, “What’s the point?”


#10

Lets at least do something useful.


#11

LOL, I love it! That is one smoooooth operator!


#12

The excavator video is from a German tv-show named “wetten, dass …”. In english - I’ll make a bet with you, that … and has been around for a long time.
Here’s another funny one which includes cars.