Get your Japan news here on the 3Yen one week before boing-boing

Last Sunday I reported on World’s tallest demolition machine from Japan . A week later Boing-Boing used the 3Yen’s picture of the demolition machine in their post not realizing that my photo is FAKE, hee, hee.

Ok, ok, actually it’s a semi-fake photo I Photoshopped because a FULL-SIZE photo of new Kobelco wrecking machine photo has not been published yet. The blue machine shown below is a small PR photo provided to the Kyodo News of the new machine. However, I stre-e-e-e-e-e-tched the demolition machine and twisted it because it looked rather boring. The black-&-white machine and the picture of claw are from the smaller 45 meter tall demolition machine from the website of the Kobelco Construction Machinery Company. The “world’s tallest demolition machine” is the new version of the 45 meter tall demolition machine that has been on the market since 2002.

Bottom Line: Get your fake news here first, ha, ha.

world's tallest demolition machine
Kobelco says it developed ‘world’s tallest’ demolition machine
TOKYO, Japan–Kobelco Construction Machinery Co. has ,,, the world’s tallest demolition machine with an arm able to reach a point 65 meters above the base. Kobelco said it has applied for the machine to be registered in the Guinness Book of World Records…

The demolition machine does not look all that big until you see the comparison with a Kobelco employee and the just the claw of it. Yikes!

However, I would have figured that the world’s tallest demolition machine is the terror known as MechaGodzilla.
 MechaGodzill

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I'm a pale, alien, quadruped who has worked for 25+ years at "Maybe-the-Largest Inc." in Tokyo.

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