Amphibious vehicle made from lawnmower and boat

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It might sound like a lawnmower, but it's a machine that is more at home cutting through waves than grass.

The amphibious vehicle, dubbed the "Shortcutter," was made by a quirky 76-year-old amateur inventor John Hinton out of a large, sit-in lawnmower and an old boat.

Hinton, a self-proclaimed "nutter" living in West Sussex, England, built the unlikely machine to travel from land into water without the need to stop or transform.

"The only reason I made this machine was to enable me to get from my house directly to my boat and then back again to my house," Hinton said.

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