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27Dump truck is rescued by front-end loader... badly

There are all sorts of cliches for a situation like this. Phrases like "out of the frying pan and into the fire," or "the road to hell is paved with good intentions" all seem apt. We aren't exactly sure where the video below comes from, but in it, a bulldozer front-end loader successfully rights a tipped-over dump truck. It's what happens after the fallen hauler puts its wheels to the pavement that things get messy once again. We won't ruin the surprise for you, but we will say the clip is a goo

11Heavy equipment playground officially makes Las Vegas the most fun place on earth

There are driving and flying experiences for all kinds of wheeled and winged machines, but what's been missing? Obviously, a place to play with heavy machinery to relive the sandbox fantasies of one's youth. Leave it to Las Vegas to fill the void with Dig This, a giant dirt pit where anyone at least 14 years old and 48 inches tall can pay a fee to spend hours pretending to do the kind of job many people would rather avoid.

9Video: World's Fastest backhoe is pointless wheelstanding amusement

World's Fastest backhoe – Click above to watch the video after the jump

24New Volvo has 13-liter engine, 500 horsepower

Volvo FMX – Click above for high-res image gallery

232010 Heavy Equipment Calendar is for you who like your pinups big and dirty

2010 Heavy Equipment Calendar – Click above for image gallery

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