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Instant bunker, just add water
« on: August 01, 2014, 12:18:40 PM »
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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2014, 12:28:40 PM »
This. Is. AWESOME!
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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014, 12:37:32 PM »
What the hell kind of genius brain comes up this stuff?  That is awesome!
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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014, 01:00:50 PM »
Compared to a canvas tent, it is probably better insulated, might stop small arms, etc.

OTOH it seems to be semi-permanent. Can't just knock it down, fold it up, and move to new location to set it up again.
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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 02:45:17 PM »
Brilliant!  In a disaster situation these could be invaluable for setting up all kinds of relief facilities.  They could probably use a bunch of these in Africa right now to use as isolation facilities for ebola victims.  Haiti would consider these a massive upgrade for most any residence there.

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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2014, 02:58:58 PM »
Did a back of the envelope calc, and they should be able to stop small arms fire dead, too. Useful for FOBs.
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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2014, 03:02:27 PM »
The technology might be useful in conjunction with "3D printed" structures, as a simple yet strong material.

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Re: Instant bunker, just add water
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2014, 07:44:41 PM »
Only problem I see is the floor. If it's dirt, I think it let water in. Ditto cold. Be nice with some windows, too.
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