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Canoes Made Out of Fighter Jet Fuel Tanks (4 pics)

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  • 15 Jan, 2014  |
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During the Vietnam War the US left a lot of the fighter jet fuel tanks behind. During the war fighter jets could constantly fly all over Vietnam and the tactical jet planes relied on JP-8 fuel. This fuel was strapped on to the jet in external containers and when they would run out of fuel they would just drop them to lighten the weight of the plane.

The large fuel tanks were dumped onto the countryside by USAF jets so that they could maneuver better, protecting the pilots

1 Canoes Made Out of Fighter Jet Fuel Tanks (4 pics)

Those fuel tanks scattered throughout the country were eventually recovered and repurposed


2 Canoes Made Out of Fighter Jet Fuel Tanks (4 pics)

The citizens of Vietnam transformed them into makeshift canoes


3 Canoes Made Out of Fighter Jet Fuel Tanks (4 pics)

To our surprise, they seem to be perfectly suited for water travel


4 Canoes Made Out of Fighter Jet Fuel Tanks (4 pics)


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№1 Author: J. Doe (15 Jan 2014 03:04) Total user comments: 0


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Man, that's brilliant.
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№2 Author: mahedi (15 Jan 2014 10:31) Total user comments: 10772


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Recycle, Great
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№3 Author: NIA666 (15 Jan 2014 11:06) Total user comments: 0


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"To our surprise, they seem to be perfectly suited for water travel"

Realy? How odd? You say that sealed cylindrical areodynamic container can be remodeled into a boat? I say impossibiru.
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№4 Author: Metalic (15 Jan 2014 11:14) Total user comments: 10


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It has horns for the rope :04:
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№5 Author: Lu (15 Jan 2014 18:47) Total user comments: 15100


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It only took a war to get them.
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№6 Author: mobius (15 Jan 2014 19:38) Total user comments: 1073


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F4
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№7 Author: Southern Son (15 Jan 2014 21:45) Total user comments: 0


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Kiss my ass if any of those tanks got dropped off an F-4 going 200-400MPH 1,000 to 5,000 feet in the air and landed in any condition like those in the pictures. More likely they're surplus tanks left abandoned at airbases.
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№8 Author: adzhoe (18 Jan 2014 21:02) Total user comments: 15016


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Necessity is the mother of invention....very cool, just don't rock 'em.!
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