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amerikat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-05-10 07:25 PM
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5. I don't think the wheel design lends itself to high speeds.
Some car companies have experimented with self parking cars.
But I don't think any of them are ready for prime time yet.
Google "self parking cars" to see some videos.
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  -Check out this cool new forklift. Video amerikat  Jan-05-10 06:56 PM   #0 
  - very practical.  rurallib   Jan-05-10 07:02 PM   #1 
  - When are they going to come out with  HBravo   Jan-05-10 07:04 PM   #2 
  - I don't think the wheel design lends itself to high speeds.  amerikat   Jan-05-10 07:25 PM   #5 
     - Yea, I know but think of the possibilities.  HBravo   Jan-05-10 07:32 PM   #7 
  - Great design.  tekisui   Jan-05-10 07:18 PM   #3 
  - Having driven a lot of forklift I must say that is way cool.  elocs   Jan-05-10 07:20 PM   #4 
  - I've driven a few myself and the thing that stands out is the safety  amerikat   Jan-05-10 07:27 PM   #6 
  - That is most excellent, and should revolutionize materials handling.  MineralMan   Jan-05-10 07:38 PM   #8 
  - Several years old actually. But a fun toy nonetheless. nt.  TheMadMonk   Jan-05-10 07:52 PM   #9 
  - One of those forklifts appeared in the new Star Trek movie.  Cheap_Trick   Jan-05-10 08:21 PM   #10 
  - I'll have to see that movie. The only cooler lift truck  amerikat   Jan-05-10 08:34 PM   #11 
  - Very cool. :) (eom)  gmoney   Jan-05-10 09:07 PM   #12 
  - Neat, and good on levels. Can it handle slopes?  Ready4Change   Jan-05-10 09:07 PM   #13 
  - The video claims better traction, but I'm not sure how. Possibly computer control.  joshcryer   Jan-06-10 01:48 AM   #15 
     - I was thinking...  Ready4Change   Jan-06-10 08:39 AM   #18 
        - maintenance hassles - um yeah - a whole new meaning to "changing a tire"  ConcernedCanuk   Jan-08-10 05:54 PM   #20 
  - My only question  comrade snarky   Jan-05-10 10:51 PM   #14 
  - Nope you're just gonna have to learn to moonwalk......sideways.(nt)  amerikat   Jan-07-10 09:18 PM   #19 
  - Sweet  krispos42   Jan-06-10 03:21 AM   #16 
  - cool  atomic-fly   Jan-06-10 07:14 AM   #17 
 

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