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Old 16 June 2013, 06:06   #11
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Can't see them returning to the water anytime soon, if ever. People were very lucky to escape by all accounts.
They're used all around the world for this, I guess no one has created a worthwhile replacement and the BV206/210 are just too unwieldy for driving around a city. Can't see this having a big enough capacity!

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They're used all around the world for this, I guess no one has created a worthwhile replacement and the BV206/210 are just too unwieldy for driving around a city. Can't see this having a big enough capacity!

But the Top Gear boys have come up with some good options in their time
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My dad sunk a dukw during the war, he was chasing a ship load of women and got too near the wake, thats when he learned to swim,
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My dad sunk a dukw during the war, he was chasing a ship load of women and got too near the wake, thats when he learned to swim,
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They're used all around the world for this, I guess no one has created a worthwhile replacement and the BV206/210 are just too unwieldy for driving around a city. Can't see this having a big enough capacity!
A good few of the amphibious Alvis Stalwarts about ,know of 3 in my locality .
A guy a few miles up the road from me runs an off road centre who has an ex British one as his gate guardian ,
Don't think the passengers would like the water entry of this clip though especially off the side of the Albert dock
http://youtu.be/3mr_pCrhTkk
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That's scary mikesyam... sank very quickly. If you had family on board - then the situation can quickly get out of control as you try an account for everyone.
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