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#852630 - 22nd Jan 2014 9:16pm Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 !
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Does anyone know anything about the big amphibian (LARC XV,Fort Liedot) that was reported as being in birkenhead back in august. Is it still there,is it being used-what for.Who owns it?
many thanks Skylarc.

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#852714 - 23rd Jan 2014 10:34am Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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Yes I think it is still there being worked on. Kimpri on here would be the man to ask. Hope this helps.

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#852772 - 23rd Jan 2014 3:59pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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Isn't that the one in moreton

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#852812 - 23rd Jan 2014 6:18pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: neilmcc]
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Where is there one in Moreton?
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#852832 - 23rd Jan 2014 7:47pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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There is a big thing similar to that on raby drive in moreton

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#852835 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:10pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: neilmcc]
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Found a pink limo on Google Earth, corner of Burrel Drive and Raby Drive, same bungalow? :-()
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#852838 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:14pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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Come back from there down raby to junc borrowdale go over borrowdale junction and think its 2nd bungalow on the drive

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#852840 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:17pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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#852841 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:18pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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#852842 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:19pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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Not good pics on google earth

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#852848 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:49pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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Pics of it HERE

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#852849 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:50pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: neilmcc]
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I`ll go see if I can get some pics.
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#852850 - 23rd Jan 2014 8:57pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: Santos]
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Pics of it HERE

Cant be the same one, I don't think. Image date on Google was august 2012, the one on the dock road was 2013
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#852868 - 23rd Jan 2014 11:23pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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I grabbed a few pictures when I was passing it last year.

Excuse the quality, taken on a camera phone and not retouched or enhanced.

Yes the car in front of it is mine, does give some idea of the size.














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#852869 - 23rd Jan 2014 11:23pm Re: Big Amphibian, LARC xv 67 ! [Re: washmonster]
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Many thanks to all who have viewed this topic/or replied.I have worked on & driven both the ones in Hunstanton over 14 years. They are both used as sea going passenger vessels, YES you can ride on them. The roar of 2 12.8 V8 diesels singing together is a wonderful sound. We took one of them across the wash to Skegness in August. For those who want to know more about these amazing machines send a PM & I'll tell you all about them. Why did I ask the Question? Only that my knowledge might help the owner of No67. Skylarc.

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