"Goliath" arrives in Scotland

Discussion in 'The Quarterdeck' started by Drakey, Mar 3, 2011.

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  2. Shame we couldn't have built the crane as well as the carriers.
     
  3. How bigs the crane thats going to lift the crane?
     
  4. Could be the one? A Gottwald AK680 owned by Sarens UK is based in nearby Middlesbrough. The crane is 80 metres (262 ft) high with a maximum of 1200 tonnes of superlift, requires 45 transport wagons to move it, and takes three days to set up using a 100 tonne crane.
     
  5. We are now a country that can't build a crane.....what a let down that is!
     
  6. We can build a crane with the Meccano15 Model Crane Set MC 6515 £18.01 (Incl VAT) Oh! bugger, just had a look that's made in China too.
     
  7. It's too laughable even to comment on.
     
  8. I wonder whatever they intend to do with it once it has finished its 'Carrier building role'?


    ......There must be a crane museum somewhere in the UK just begging for it.
     
  9. Its worse than that "Maccano " is made in France :sad3:
     

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