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Re: Strange ones from Woomera
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2015, 10:55:40 AM »
I don't think they would've been able to "buff that out" and, in any case, it would continue to glow in the dark....

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Re: Strange ones from Woomera
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2015, 12:10:06 PM »
In the early ninties, the British government gave the Australian government 20 million pounds to attend to the cleanup of the atomic test sites around Maralinga.

This Toyota Land Cruiser was used during the decontamination process in 1993. It had a large compressor/filtration unit on the roof to pressurise the interior of the vehicle so that no radioactive dust could enter. You can see the bulkhead within the vehicle that was used to isolate the drivers compartment. Entry and egress from the drivers compartment is through the passenger side hatch as the drivers door has been removed and permanently sealed up.
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Re: Strange ones from Woomera
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2015, 01:14:20 PM »
Thats very Interesting, I would have thought a off the shelf vehicle that had Bio/Nuclear protection would have been a more sensibler option. plenty around on the second hand market too.
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