Aunty’s car

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known, is a big ham­mer mill. The ro­tor weighed about 65 tonnes from mem­ory and spun at 500rpm. Cars went in whole and came out in fist­sized chunks.

“We did a bit of check­ing of the cars and bikes as many had old gas or acety­lene bot­tles on them sim­u­lat­ing ni­trous sys­tems and we had to make sure that these were fake or at least empty. I think we got some of the wheels and tyres off at that point too, so Garry partly got his wish.

“Then we started to load the cars onto the feed con­veyor. We dropped a cou­ple off the side of the feed con­veyor but our ob­server was right onto us and she ac­counted for ev­ery sin­gle piece and made sure it went through. The only ve­hi­cle that did not go though the crusher was the truck fit­ted with the rail­way wheels. These were too big for the crusher, so we man­u­ally wrecked that ve­hi­cle with the crane.

“So there it is, a very sad end to some fan­tas­tic ve­hi­cles. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news to those who thought they might still be out there in the apoca­lypse, but this is what hap­pened to the Mad Max 3 movie cars.”

RIP the Cow Car, Aunty’s ve­hi­cle (Tina Turner’s ride, pic­tured be­low be­fore it was crushed) and as­sorted other bug­gies.

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