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MewtwoSama
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posted 06-04-2007 04:02 PM      Profile for MewtwoSama   Author's Homepage   Email MewtwoSama   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24n77GgRtrw

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Killdozer has been used as a nickname for the armored bulldozer constructed by Marvin Heemeyer that was used to demolish a significant portion of Granby, Colorado in the United States of America on June 4, 2004. There is no evidence that Heemeyer ever planned to name his creation. The name originally came from a 1944 short story by Theodore Sturgeon that was later made into a film.

Heemeyer was upset with town officials after fighting with them over zoning rules and town code violations at his muffler-repair business. According to a series of audiotapes made two months before his suicide and found by investigators, Heemeyer believed the idea came from God. Then, after he set out to transform a bulldozer into an armored tank, the 52-year-old believed the fact that his plot wasn't discovered was further proof that he was doing God's will.

Heemeyer's Killdozer was a Komatsu D335A bulldozer fitted with makeshift armor plating covering the cabin, engine and parts of the tracks. In places, the vehicle's armor was over one foot thick, consisting of concrete sandwiched between sheets of steel to make ad-hoc composite armor. This made the machine impervious to small arms fire and resistant to explosives; three external explosions and over 200 rounds of firearm ammunition fired at the bulldozer had no effect on it. National Guard units were placed on standby orders under Governor Bill Owens (Deployment order has to be made directly from the Governor due to requirement of Posse Comitatus Act).

For visibility, Killdozer was fitted with three video cameras linked to monitors mounted on the vehicle's dashboard. Onboard fans and an air conditioner were used to keep Heemeyer cool while driving and compressed air nozzles were fitted to blow dust away from the video cameras. Food, water and life support were present in the almost airtight cabin. Heemeyer had no intention of ever leaving the cabin once he entered; the hatch was permanently sealed.

Killdozer was stopped by the failure of a radiator. As soon as Killdozer came to a halt, Heemeyer committed suicide with a handgun he had brought into the cabin specifically for that purpose. His body was subsequently removed by police with a crane. Despite the great damage to property (13 buildings were destroyed, most requiring hundreds of thousands of dollars to be replaced), no one besides Heemeyer was injured; observers noted that Heemeyer appeared to go out of his way to avoid injury to bystanders.

No one was injured in the assault but it resulted in about $5 million in damage.

On April 19, 2005, it was announced that Killdozer was being taken apart for scrap metal. Individual pieces of Killdozer would be dispersed to many separate scrap yards to prevent admirers of Heemeyer from taking souvenirs.

A true American Hero!
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posted 06-04-2007 05:28 PM      Profile for Face   Author's Homepage   Email Face   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
XFD. Man that is funny.

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posted 06-04-2007 11:32 PM      Profile for Mr. K   Author's Homepage   Email Mr. K   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I actually own that horrible song on CD.

Also thank you very much for this posting.

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posted 06-05-2007 02:06 AM      Profile for White Cat   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Is the CD a Transformers soundtrack?
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posted 06-05-2007 07:18 AM      Profile for Mr. K   Author's Homepage   Email Mr. K   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
also hello
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posted 06-06-2007 04:43 AM      Profile for White Cat   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
hay guys it's like pokeyman but with transformers

also my guy is named Capitalism Triumphs Again

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posted 06-03-2008 08:30 PM      Profile for MewtwoSama   Author's Homepage   Email MewtwoSama   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Killdozer Rides Again!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Csv0QCAsMYM

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Hade ni ikuze!

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posted 06-04-2008 02:10 AM      Profile for Mr. K   Author's Homepage   Email Mr. K   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Killdozer should have gotten his own show.
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posted 06-04-2010 09:00 PM      Profile for MewtwoSama   Author's Homepage   Email MewtwoSama   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It's a great day for America, everybody!

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Hade ni ikuze!

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posted 06-05-2010 05:33 AM      Profile for Mr. K   Author's Homepage   Email Mr. K   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
When we don't lead the world in the construction equipment attacks, the terrorists have won.

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Three copycat attacks have occurred since then.

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