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Backhoe Fast Cell Phone Test

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by goel, Dec 3, 2012.

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  1. goel

    goel PlowSite.com Addict
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  2. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
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    Entertaining video for sure.Not quite sure of the practicality of all that hooplah.I wonder who really makes the phones for JCB?
     
  3. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
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    That's a good use for a jcb since they sure as hell dont build anything capable of actually getting any work done.
     
  4. theholycow

    theholycow PlowSite.com Addict
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    A more realistic test would be to run over the phone with the machine. At least once a co-worker did that. Never seen anybody drag his phone on a chain...
     
  5. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
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    My iPhone in a otter box could probably handle that, it was just straight pulling. Nothing beating on it
     
  6. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
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    I did just that once.The rear tire of my backhoe ran over my phone.It still worked but the screen was shot.
     
  7. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
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    I managed to do this as well with a pipe puller.
    Otter box broke and the back of my phone was shattered. Screen was fine :nod:
     
  8. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
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    Dumb like others have said run it over. I've run over two phones, one was with a wheeled machine on pavement 10+ years ago. It was a Nokia, I turned ontop of it and spread it out like a deck of cards. Second one was a Samsung Rugby a few years ago with the track machine. Broke it at the hinge but it still worked, of course I couldn't hear anything but I could call out on it.