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Re: Rowing a barge

Where's the brakes??
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Where's the brakes??
Depending on the water depth he just has to put the bucket in the ground.
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The bridge nearby might be a convenient hand hold.
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Re: Rowing a barge

I have never done quite this with an excavator but pretty close.
In Alberta's oil patch there is a thing called muskeg. It's like a swamp, except it is kind of spongy. You can almost walk on it.
When a piece of equipment needed recovery or if I was exploring for burrow pits I would get my excavator up onto a set of pontoons and start dragging myself through the muskeg with the excavator on the pontoons.
It was scarier than shat!!!
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Re: Rowing a barge

That looks like those fellows in Alaska gold mining in the Bering Sea. I believe there is a tv show about them.
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Re: Rowing a barge

No cows on the barge, not interested.

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Re: Rowing a barge

that would actually be paddling a barge
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Re: Rowing a barge

Looks like he's covered if he runs aground at least.
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