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Maen Vag - a 3.6 ton granite boat that floats
08-11-2014, 12:57 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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blink.gif That's so very cool!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>This boat - the Maen Vag - is made from solid granite and weighs 3.6 tons. Apparently it floats <a href="http://t.co/jr2khwSrEo">pic.twitter.com/jr2khwSrEo</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Watkins (@thomaswatkins) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomaswatkins/statuses/498767264779599872">August 11, 2014</a></blockquote>

Link in French, lol http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maen_Vag
08-11-2014, 01:38 PM #2
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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"made from solid granite and weighs 3.6 tons. Apparently it floats"

yup.gif Someone needs to up their fiber intake.


08-11-2014, 03:12 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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08-11-2014, 03:30 PM #4
Accidental Stoner Member
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That is 1 evil death trap, if ever I saw one.
Try making even a slow turn with that thing...
Would hate to be trapped under it on the bottom.

"I'm the Boy of the Bottom
- I know what's going down"

as someone once put it back at Fiskhövo.
[Had absolutely zip to do with faggotry.]

08-11-2014, 05:06 PM #5
Ruby Wolf Member
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Amazingly 69 years ago the British floated several of these massive 600,000 tons each concrete Mulberry Harbors across the English Channel during World War Two...

Click onto these images below in order to enlarge them and see how really huge and heavy they actually are...





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