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I have no idea if this is some sort of trap/scam/etc, but someone is *giving* away a fork lift in the San Francisco area. I can think of a lot of projects with a fork lift, so if you can too, and you’re in the area…hey, free fork lift – Thanks Jason! Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. unterhausen says:

    I learned from an old electronics tech that if the cover is off, it was too hard to fix. That would be tempting though, doubt it’s a scam, just a forklift that’s too broken to fix.

  2. says:

    Actually Forklifts are generally simple machines.
    That one, however appears to be missing its forks…

  3. tombou says:

    Well, it seems as if someone has already adopted that fine piece of machinery. I hope that they are familiar with the safety procedures required when operating a forklift and reviewed the following German forklift training video…
    or the same link from a cleaner url

    viel spass!

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