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spooked911 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-12-05 11:36 AM
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77. Third expt with a similar set-up:
1) wrapped aluminum foil around the outside, then punched several holes in it including a big one where the "plane went in".

2) put more newspaper all around and soaked it heavily with kerosene.

3) put two paving stones on top--more weight.

Result: the fire burned very strongly for ten minutes then turned smoky and died. The structure showed no signs of collapsing had minimal buckling and held up surprisingly well.

Again, I wasn't sure what to expect. I wasn't rigging this to hold up at all-- I actually tried to maximize the fire. Beforehand, I thought it might collapse-- but it didn't.

So, my challenge remains. Can someone build a model of the WTC, damage it and set a fire such that even one floor collapses?
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