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Radio Control Steam Trike is as Weird as it Gets

We applaud the ingenuity and mechanical mastery that has gone into creating this truly one-off RC device.

From a secret laboratory deep in the Russian Urals comes a RC device like no other built by a creative genius with far too much time on his hands.

This video demonstrates what can be achieved if you have the necessary know-how, materials and tools. Unfortunately there's no running commentary but there's detailed footage of the vehicle's chassis & suspension, boiler & engine, pair of burners and the brave pilot that takes this shrimp-like steam-powered beauty for a ride around the lab's dense forest.

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