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    Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    From NBC News

    Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly advocated for a steel slat design for his border wall, which he described as "absolutely critical to border security" in his Oval Office address to the nation Tuesday. But Department of Homeland Security testing of a steel slat prototype proved it could be cut through with a saw, according to a report by DHS.

    A photo exclusively obtained by NBC News shows the results of the test after military and Border Patrol personnel were instructed to attempt to destroy the barriers with common tools.

    The Trump administration directed the construction of eight steel and concrete prototype walls that were built in Otay Mesa, California, just across the border from Tijuana, Mexico. Trump inspected the prototypes in March 2018. He has now settled on a steel slat, or steel bollard, design for the proposed border barrier additions. Steel bollard fencing has been used under previous administrations.

    However, testing by DHS in late 2017 showed all eight prototypes, including the steel slats, were vulnerable to breaching, according to an internal February 2018 U.S. Customs and Border Protection report.

    COMMENT:-

    Well, back to the drawing board.

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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by TU Curmudgeon View Post
    From NBC News

    Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly advocated for a steel slat design for his border wall, which he described as "absolutely critical to border security" in his Oval Office address to the nation Tuesday. But Department of Homeland Security testing of a steel slat prototype proved it could be cut through with a saw, according to a report by DHS.

    A photo exclusively obtained by NBC News shows the results of the test after military and Border Patrol personnel were instructed to attempt to destroy the barriers with common tools.

    The Trump administration directed the construction of eight steel and concrete prototype walls that were built in Otay Mesa, California, just across the border from Tijuana, Mexico. Trump inspected the prototypes in March 2018. He has now settled on a steel slat, or steel bollard, design for the proposed border barrier additions. Steel bollard fencing has been used under previous administrations.

    However, testing by DHS in late 2017 showed all eight prototypes, including the steel slats, were vulnerable to breaching, according to an internal February 2018 U.S. Customs and Border Protection report.

    COMMENT:-

    Well, back to the drawing board.
    So tell me...which of these eight prototype wall is the one that NBC says was cut through?

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    Please tell me how you arrive at your decision.
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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    So tell me...which of these eight prototype wall is the one that NBC says was cut through?

    171023-border-wall-prototypes-se-1130a_a70bd9c715ed978b7ac25fa022fd246c.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg

    Please tell me how you arrive at your decision.

    https://archpaper.com/2019/01/border...ypes-breached/

    Maybe here. ^^^^


    All eight.........
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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Will a Saudi bone saw work too?

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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by TU Curmudgeon View Post
    From NBC News

    Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly advocated for a steel slat design for his border wall, which he described as "absolutely critical to border security" in his Oval Office address to the nation Tuesday. But Department of Homeland Security testing of a steel slat prototype proved it could be cut through with a saw, according to a report by DHS.

    A photo exclusively obtained by NBC News shows the results of the test after military and Border Patrol personnel were instructed to attempt to destroy the barriers with common tools.

    The Trump administration directed the construction of eight steel and concrete prototype walls that were built in Otay Mesa, California, just across the border from Tijuana, Mexico. Trump inspected the prototypes in March 2018. He has now settled on a steel slat, or steel bollard, design for the proposed border barrier additions. Steel bollard fencing has been used under previous administrations.

    However, testing by DHS in late 2017 showed all eight prototypes, including the steel slats, were vulnerable to breaching, according to an internal February 2018 U.S. Customs and Border Protection report.

    COMMENT:-

    Well, back to the drawing board.
    How many topics do we need about this?

    And if the wall is augmented with vibration detection, how effective is someone trying to cut through going to be?
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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by PoS View Post
    Will a Saudi bone saw work too?
    With the correct international wall plug adapter........
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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    How many times is this going to be posted about?

    And if the wall is augmented with vibration detection, how effective is someone trying to cut through going to be?
    You’ve frequenting those motels with the quarter slot on the bed, right?
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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by Rexedgar View Post
    You’ve frequenting those motels with the quarter slot on the bed, right?
    Wut? Quarter slot on the bed?

    You clearly are talking about something I am unfamiliar with.
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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    Wut? Quarter slot on the bed?

    You clearly are talking about something I am unfamiliar with.
    C,mon...........

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    Re: Test of steel prototype for border wall showed it could be sawed through

    Quote Originally Posted by Rexedgar View Post
    C,mon...........

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    Wut? How in the world would that detect vibrations to alert authorities someone is trying to cut through?
    Or did you really not understand what was being spoken about?
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