Cheesegrater

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  1. rolandrat

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    It looks like some ones head is going to roll, another bolt has snapped on the Cheesegrater building. They must weigh the best part of 3 kilos each maybe more. It's a good job the Humber bridge had all it's bolts de-embrittled before it was built. Every one that was made had to be certified by the British Bridge Building Corporation before they could be used.
     
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  2. DuxDeluxe

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    If i were in the area, I'd make a bolt for it before one landed on my head......... :getmecoat:
     
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    Well that just goes to show you that google are better at search than most people.

    I just did a search on the BBC news website for cheese grater. couldn't find the article. Searched on google and it came in first place and pointed me to.... you guessed it.... The BBC news website.

    Only 2997 bolts left to fall off....
     
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    they're a metre long apparently, hopefully you'd see it coming..:Eeek::imoutahere:
     
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    A bolt from the blue, then.......
     
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    Hope fully not on your "nut"..
     
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    If you don't see it coming your screwed
     
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    Old mo do a joke PLEASEo_O
     
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    Let's hope they get on the right tack to sort it out.
     
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    Maybe he hasn't seen the thread yet.
     
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    3 bolts failed, how many more on the verge of going, looks like a dangerous design flaw to me, pull it down before someone gets killed.
     
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    They should have used Sikaflex;)
     
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    There was a good program on it's construction on TV not long ago, very entertaining but failed to mention it falling apart. It's construction was unusual due to location and no room for a conventional building site so it was built off site and shipped in in pieces. They claimed the wedge was so as not to obstruct a view of St Paul's.
     

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