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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: GaKaye]
      #1739641 - 07/26/17 10:08 AM (47.192.5.2)

I don't know, I guess it would be set to deliver a mild shock, but then GEBE kicks in, with their power surges.. Now, wouldn't that be fun, 'tourist seriously injured in power surge from airport fence..' Or, even more likely, it's out half the time, when the electric is off.

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1739642 - 07/26/17 10:15 AM (24.209.195.61)

With the unreliability of GEBE, I would think a back-up generator would be in order. I would also think an electric fence could easily be disabled and would be out of service many times. They (electric fences) work well for livestock but they (the livestock) are probably smarter than some of the humans this fence would be protecting.

Personally, I don't have a problem with electric, barbed wire or even razor wire but there is only so much than can be done to protect people from themselves and the chances they take.


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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1739656 - 07/26/17 12:01 PM (108.4.120.115)

I love the idea of an electric fence. The next day you would have multiple vendors selling rubber gloves.

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Snorkeller]
      #1739670 - 07/26/17 01:52 PM (64.58.241.2)

I'm no "Rocket Scientist", it just seems SO much simpler than rerouting traffic, etc. And again, sadly, you can only protect people so much from themselves.

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Chicki]
      #1739671 - 07/26/17 02:02 PM (47.192.5.2)

There are probably a hundred things that make more sense than closing that road altogether. Hopefully someone with some common sense will prevail in this situation.

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1739674 - 07/26/17 02:21 PM (67.86.221.25)

I am not a "Rocket Scientist" by any means, but how about something as simple as Jet blast deflectors? Seems an easier solution than re routing the roads around the airport.

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      #1739680 - 07/26/17 02:45 PM (47.192.5.2)

Not sure whether I have posted this here before, but if I have, forgive me. I talked to a pilot friend and he said that, as far as landing, per se, jet blast deflectors would not be a problem. However, he wasn't sure whether they would interfere with the instrument landing system.

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1739681 - 07/26/17 02:52 PM (67.86.221.25)

If they are not in use it would have to be something like that. It just seems like a No Brainer Solution.

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1739695 - 07/26/17 05:01 PM (174.193.3.81)

Oh dear! Funny, but not really! You bring up a very good point.....

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Re: What was her name?............ [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1739708 - 07/26/17 07:42 PM (96.231.206.165)

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Carol_Hill said:
I don't know, I guess it would be set to deliver a mild shock, but then GEBE kicks in, with their power surges.. Now, wouldn't that be fun, 'tourist seriously injured in power surge from airport fence..' Or, even more likely, it's out half the time, when the electric is off.




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