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Old 03-31-2019, 08:24 PM   #1
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Tornado rips through Colorado RV Storage lot.

No mention of anyone being hurt. Hopefully everyone in the area was in a shelter and that no one was hurt.
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:37 PM   #2
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I've seen the video all over the web, especially on Facebook in the all-molded-towable groups. There's a Casita parked next to the wall and it didn't move and folks are the talking about the fact it didn't flip, etc. as how much better the shape is to other build types. No, that's not how tornadoes 'work.' Oh my.
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Old 03-31-2019, 09:02 PM   #3
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Seems like the ability to tie the RVs down would help a lot. But then all you would need is one that is running loose to make a mess.

What was that thing that had its cover blow off toward the end of the video? It looked like a boat of some kind.
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Old 03-31-2019, 09:36 PM   #4
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Seems like the ability to tie the RVs down would help a lot. But then all you would need is one that is running loose to make a mess.

What was that thing that had its cover blow off toward the end of the video? It looked like a boat of some kind.
Tie them down to what?
Looks like a Sweetwater 24 ft pontoon boat..or party barge as they refer to them here in NY
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Tie-downs, like you see on airstrips for tying down small airplanes.
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Old 03-31-2019, 09:52 PM   #6
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Tie-downs: D-rings buried in the ground that allow a small airplane to be secured with a rope or chain. That would help in this situation. I'd consider it if I owned an RV storage facility in Tornado Alley.
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I would think that tie down points would be a selling point for persons looking for a storage area and/or the requirement to tie down to avoid runaway damage a good idea.
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For those who have not experienced the quality of life found in a mobile home park, building standards require tie downs for mobile homes to prevent becoming mobile until the homeowners or park owners want them to be mobile. Maybe a good model for RV storage yards.
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