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UFO lands in East Malvern?

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 27 June, 2012 - 10:53 AM

UPDATE: A caller to Neil Mitchell is 100% sure the East Malvern UFO is a shoe rack storage device. 

Nick told listeners you can easily find one on Ebay for $70. 

However, if you still think it might be something else, let us know below.

EARLIER: A story in the Stonnington Leader today details the mysterious case of an alleged UFO (Unidentified flying object) landing on the nature strip of East Malvern man, Ron Budge's property.

Neil Mitchell sent Program Reporter Seb Costello to investigate the strange device:

"It looks like a white paddle steam wheel surrounded in clear plastic," Seb told Neil. "I wonder if a few weeks ago when we were all distracted by the Transit of Venus, a certain life form decided to descend on East Malvern."

Ron Budge told Neil many of his neighbours tried to guess what the object is, but to no avail.

"We have not the slightest idea," a baffled Ron said.

Once identified, Ron plans to convert the device into an exercise wheel for his chihuahua, Precious.

IMAGE: Ron Budge, Precious and the bizarre device


DO you know what the object in question is?  Leave your comment in the field below.


PLAY: Seb Costello and Ron Budge describe the strange device

IMAGE: (Seb Costello)


Blog comments Your Say

  • this is a shoe tumbler which fits into a clothes dryer so as to dry runners and sand shoes etc

    john cauchi Friday 29 June, 2012 - 6:33 PM
  • What i find more disturbing is his dog's name is "Precious".

    'Silence of the Lambs' anyone? :P

    Bec Thursday 28 June, 2012 - 12:26 AM
  • ItS the inside of a tumbel dryer well a bit of it anyway. Ufo haha

    Ben Glossop Thursday 28 June, 2012 - 12:18 AM
  • I know what it is a its the inside of a tumbel dryer. Thats all. UFO haha

    Ben Glossop Thursday 28 June, 2012 - 12:15 AM
  • SHOE RACK Holds 20-30 pairs of shoes. is on ebay for $68.50 and is in Melbourne.

    Cliff Wednesday 27 June, 2012 - 1:11 PM
  • @ Ben? What the heck? a UFO doesn't necessarily have to be a space craft from the planet Nebulon. Maybe it's a prototype of the Melbourne Eye?

    doctor moonshine Wednesday 27 June, 2012 - 12:37 PM

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