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I need help 4 dis wednesday. A contest I win 2 thou dollars! HELP HOW TO MOVE a truck

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litmyfirebabe
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Oct24-04, 12:01 PM
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2 thou dollars! HELP HOW TO MOVE a truck
i need on help on how to move a truck of 25-30 tons by just human force. its a competition and the scores are based on a balance of time, people used (the less the better) and creativity of the system. there are 3 trucks and we have to move each 10 meters. rules are, that you cant touch the truck, only can touch a chain that is attached to the front of it, and u cant destroy the street or change anything in the truck or street. and there is no trees to use as support or amy pilar can be used. only u and ur system. please someone help me find a system
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When you say "there is no trees to use as support or amy pilar can be used", can you supply your own anchor as part of your system?
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Oct26-04, 09:42 AM
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I vote for a hand-cranked winch. But you'll need some sort of anchor like brewnog said (if you have time, you can just use a pile of cinderblocks as a counterweight.

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I need help 4 dis wednesday. A contest I win 2 thou dollars! HELP HOW TO MOVE a truck

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Level ground?
*You* canít touch the truck - including tyres?
Can you use a 2x4 as a lever to wedge the tyres (not actually touching the truck)?
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Quote Quote by litmyfirebabe
that you cant touch the truck, only can touch a chain that is attached to the front of it
Mind you, Wednesday's been and gone...


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