lumber deliveryYou know you’re off the grid when a WWII flatbed is what the store sends to deliver your lumber.

We’re not entirely sure what’s going on here but based on the large load of lumber, we’re guessing these guys may be constructing a shelter of some kind or maybe a bridge in a very remote part of the countryside.  So remote that they had to winch the truck across this deep stream.

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German-Army-MV850-9-13-13Polaris Industries Inc., the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company was awarded a contract to provide MV850 ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German Army.

“Defense forces around the world are seeking Polaris Defense Military vehicles to  take advantage of our ability to make modifications to our commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS), insert customer requirements and quickly deliver an end product that meets their needs,” said Rich Haddad, general manager of Polaris Defense. “It is our goal to match the warfighter’s mission requirements with our best value product.”