Excavator’s thread-like cable snaps, tanker truck in tow goes careening off muddy hillside

Updated Feb 14, 2015

Excavator pulls truck up hill

To be sure, this hill’s sloppy terrain presents a formidable challenge. This tanker needs to make it up the slope and his friend the excavator is lending a hand. The truck gets oh so close and the excavator gives one last tug to bring the truck home when the piece of floss being used to pull it up predictably snaps.The moral of this story is pretty simple: get thicker cable. Watch the video below.