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Old December 21st, 2013, 09:58 PM   #1
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Default implosion of genesee towers tomorrow morning

anyone making the trek to flint for the epic event. they are imploding one of, if not the largest building downtown. it has been falling apart for years and its finally coming down.

thinking of loading up the family and heading to the ghetto along 475 to find a nice spot to watch. im curious how loud of a bang its going to make.
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Old December 21st, 2013, 09:59 PM   #2
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I will be there.
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There's gonna be a live feed via the banana 101 site.
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Old December 21st, 2013, 10:02 PM   #4
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http://banana1015.com/watch-the-live...on-here-video/
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Yep not gonna drive there to watch a building fall down. Didn't you guys hear about the severe ice storm
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the local news channels as well. they keep saying to stay away from downtown to keep the crowds down. but fawk that. I wanna see carnage
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Old December 21st, 2013, 10:04 PM   #7
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Yep not gonna drive there to watch a building fall down. Didn't you guys hear about the severe ice storm
haha. almost cancelled my date night because of this huge ice storm. glad I didn't.
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From where you'll be sitting you probably won't hear a very loud bang. They don't really use that much explosives. It will sound more like bass and being in flint you'll never know if it's the implosion or just some locals driving around.
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Old December 21st, 2013, 10:23 PM   #9
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haha. almost cancelled my date night because of this huge ice storm. glad I didn't.
Hope you made his night
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 09:09 AM   #10
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That was pretty cool
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yes that was cool. we was at Harrison and 4th. great view
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From where you'll be sitting you probably won't hear a very loud bang. They don't really use that much explosives. It will sound more like bass and being in flint you'll never know if it's the implosion or just some locals driving around.
1000 lbs of dynamite. That sounds like a decent amount to me.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 10:52 AM   #13
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 10:54 AM   #14
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That was pretty cool...it's like the best destruction day ever! Trees and power lines falling all over the place from the ice and then any chance I get to see a piece of flint blow up I'm on it! I could have got a lot closer but from where I was it was easy in, easy out
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And it wasn't that loud from where I was
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1000 lbs of dynamite. That sounds like a decent amount to me.
They use just enough to do the job. 1000 pounds isn't that much when you figure they had it split up into about 80 or 100 spots. Plus if they did used dynamite it's pretty inefficient compared to other stuff.
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I thought they screwed up at first...we heard the booms, then it took a few seconds before it fell
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That was pretty cool...it's like the best destruction day ever! Trees and power lines falling all over the place from the ice and then any chance I get to see a piece of flint blow up I'm on it! I could have got a lot closer but from where I was it was easy in, easy out
Burning down, you can see any day, but blowing up is special....
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I thought they screwed up at first...we heard the booms, then it took a few seconds before it fell
In watching it it seemed like one of the lines of charges didn't go off in time. Now they get to pay some extra special attention during debris removal to look for unexploded ordnance.
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