Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > General Discussion> Hotrodders' Lounge> Off-Topic> Hurricane Preparation at Texas A&M
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: Hurricane Preparation at Texas A&M Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
10-05-2005 01:00 PM
66Caprice I found the snopes article about it after I posted the pic.

The explaination from the A&M guy was after the fact, so they could have realized their mistake and when asked, simply say "We meant to do it like that".

From an engineering standpoint, one difference between having the wood outside the window is that it would be very hard to blow the wood through the window as it would be wider and longer than the window frame. With the wood behind the glass, once the glass breaks, it would probably take a lot less wind force to blow the wood off whatever it's mounted to.

I would love to see how they mounted the wood on the inside - maybe screwed into drywall?
10-05-2005 09:37 AM
Beenaway2long The Window system would have held it. EASILY! Smart money would be to use aluminum "riv-nuts" in the framing system. After the storm, they could have used stainless steel screws to ornately decorate the holes where the plywood was.

Must have been the type of Engineers that where the funny hats, and sits in trains...
10-04-2005 03:05 PM
crazygutgut awe but its fake, well not fake but read here...
10-04-2005 02:13 PM
Kevin45 Now that's some funny stuff right there!!!
10-04-2005 02:07 PM
larryblack What do you expect from a bunch of Aggies?

They are gifted engineering students.
10-04-2005 10:02 AM
Hurricane Preparation at Texas A&M

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.