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Liberty Belle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-14-10 01:48 AM
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20. well...I'm told the windturbines have a few bullet holes...
Edited on Sun Feb-14-10 01:49 AM by Liberty Belle
some of the neighbors haven't been too happy about these things through the years and this is redneckville. But the bullets never stopped 'em before. Not sure how someone would sabotage the things.

There has been eco-terrorism in SD before, but those guys always leave notes claiming credit.
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  -What happened at the wind farm? (catastrophic failure and an eyewitness report) Liberty Belle  Feb-13-10 09:09 PM   #0 
  - Somebody did not like this post...  givemebackmycountry   Feb-13-10 09:12 PM   #1 
  - Ditto that.... here is a vid of one windmill misbehaving badly....  HysteryDiagnosis   Feb-13-10 09:38 PM   #2 
     - I'm pretty sure a blade on that turbine hit the tower..  Fumesucker   Feb-13-10 09:56 PM   #3 
     - Shocking. Here's a video of a wind turbine on fire:  Liberty Belle   Feb-13-10 10:31 PM   #9 
  - windmills bad, Ban them  Duckhunter935   Feb-13-10 09:57 PM   #4 
  - Actually most farms and ranches in Wyoming have had them for years...  winyanstaz   Feb-13-10 10:40 PM   #13 
  - Now there's a bumper-sticker 'Windmills Bad Ban Them, Import More Psychotic Oil'  bridgit   Feb-13-10 10:44 PM   #15 
  - I am amazed that birds will fly near the blades.  leftrightwingnut   Feb-13-10 10:10 PM   #5 
  - Yes, I talked to someone whose friend works at a wind farm  Liberty Belle   Feb-13-10 10:24 PM   #7 
  - Vultures will use the updrafts of any tall structure  Lorien   Feb-13-10 11:04 PM   #17 
  - We definitely need to do more research into safety issues with them.  knitter4democracy   Feb-13-10 10:20 PM   #6 
  - Electrostatic discharge seems unlikely in that the static charge should discharge down each tower to  ddeclue   Feb-13-10 10:29 PM   #8 
  - No lightning per weather service. Could have been a power surge;  Liberty Belle   Feb-13-10 10:34 PM   #10 
     - I was not thinking sabotage as in someone wanted to cause a mass outage  ddeclue   Feb-14-10 12:08 AM   #18 
        - well...I'm told the windturbines have a few bullet holes...  Liberty Belle   Feb-14-10 01:48 AM   #20 
  - Obviously the design is faulty...  winyanstaz   Feb-13-10 10:39 PM   #11 
  - I've often wondered about that.  Liberty Belle   Feb-13-10 10:41 PM   #14 
     - Helix wind turbines: Claim to be safe for birds and bats  Liberty Belle   Feb-13-10 10:59 PM   #16 
  - 1300 birds/year die at Altamont Wind Farm in CA  Liberty Belle   Feb-13-10 10:40 PM   #12 
  - if there is a fault, has anyone tried to contact the manufacturer?  Blue_Tires   Feb-14-10 12:22 AM   #19 
     - Yes, and they're keeping mum. Didn't return any of my calls.  Liberty Belle   Feb-14-10 01:49 AM   #21 
 

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