Cool Stuff – Militarized Skateboard Perfect for Invasions

Posted: September 13, 2010 in Uncategorized

Militarized Skateboard Perfect for Hipster Invasions

Militarized Skateboard Perfect for Hipster InvasionsThis is the DTV Shredder, a militarized skateboard with two caterpillar tracks. It can travel at over 30mph, go up 40-degree slopes, turn around in four feet, and be remotely operated. It’s also quite spectacular in action:

Militarized Skateboard Perfect for Hipster Invasions

Created by Ben Gulak—the guy who made the beautiful-but-kind-of-ridiculous Uno bike—the DTV Shredder was presented as a “first response modular platform for soldiers” at last August’s Military Vehicles conference in Detroit.

Militarized Skateboard Perfect for Hipster Invasions

According to the manufacturer, it can handle any kind of terrain and its low center of gravity makes it “ideal for reconnaissance, rescue/recovery, mobile surveillance, and medical evacuation operations”.

Militarized Skateboard Perfect for Hipster Invasions

I don’t know about any of that, but paint it in hot rod red and I’m getting one. [BPG Werks]

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