Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19
  1. #1
    CyBer
    Guest

    New here (video board question)

    Hey everyone, new to the site and I have a question about the video board that I couldn't find a direct answer to by reading any of the threads.

    I was wondering if they are going to put cement on the "legs" of the steel structure to make it look more like jack trice?

    The reason I ask this is because I saw a picture today that looks like the are doing something with the "legs". Here is the picture I'm referring to:



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 33,533, Level: 56
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 717
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    3,216
    Points
    33,533
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 30

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Would look great if they put brick around the "legs". Looks like they're doing something.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 161,496, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFB's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Mankato, Minnesota
    Posts
    5,592
    Points
    161,496
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 59

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Pollard must read CF



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 18,960, Level: 42
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 890
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cbro31's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,124
    Points
    18,960
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 208

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Hey everyone, new to the site and I have a question about the video board that I couldn't find a direct answer to by reading any of the threads.

    I was wondering if they are going to put cement on the "legs" of the steel structure to make it look more like jack trice?
    they are worried about people trying to climb the structure and have been planning a way to prevent this without having to have people stationed there during games, but i have not heard what the final decision was. two of the options that i have heard were a cement base and a steel fence/base.



  5. #5
    CyBer
    Guest

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Metal might look cool if they can etch things into it, however I think cement would make it fit in more with the stadium.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 165,941, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    jaretac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Frigidaire
    Posts
    7,634
    Points
    165,941
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: New here (video board question)

    I believe they building a retaining wall. They had to excavate around the pillars and now they have to put the ground back. If you look the walls are too far away from the pillars to be a outer shell.

    I do believe I heard, however that the first 10 feet or so will be covered somehow to prevent people from climbing it.


    Last edited by jaretac; 07-17-2011 at 05:47 PM.

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 72,425, Level: 83
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 725
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SvrWxCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,851
    Points
    72,425
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: New here (video board question)

    They will have to have something around the legs that is more of a smooth surface, that way no one gets the crazy idea that they can climb the damn things!

    I haven't heard exactly what they are going to do though, any insights?



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 74,299, Level: 84
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 551
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    dualthreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Cedar Falls
    Posts
    6,571
    Points
    74,299
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 17

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Climbing up to the top of the scoreboard? Classic.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 117,932, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    15,487
    Points
    117,932
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 58

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    Climbing up to the top of the scoreboard? Classic.
    You know some drunkards would do it if something wasn't done to protect the base of the scoreboard on each side.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 269,651, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,478
    Points
    269,651
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 110
    Given: 22

    Re: New here (video board question)

    It has already been stated when the design was announced that the first 10-12 ft will be covered in some manner to prevent anyone from climbing.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 469,555, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,701
    Points
    469,555
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 526
    Given: 367

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Great - to go along with the plasma cutter I now have to bring in order to tear down the goalposts to throw them in the lake, I now have to bring rappelling gear in order to climb the scoreboard. Thanks, ISU...


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 67,902, Level: 80
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 148
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,244
    Points
    67,902
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 1

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Great - to go along with the plasma cutter I now have to bring in order to tear down the goalposts to throw them in the lake, I now have to bring rappelling gear in order to climb the scoreboard. Thanks, ISU...
    You're still good, just bring one of these...




  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 208,986, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CyDude16's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Heads in the sky
    Posts
    9,352
    Points
    208,986
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 171
    Given: 692

    Re: New here (video board question)

    10-12 feet of a cover won't stop me.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 88,824, Level: 92
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 526
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation First Class
    Haverhill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Lawrence, KS
    Posts
    4,332
    Points
    88,824
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 28
    Given: 20

    Re: New here (video board question)

    If we wouldnt have exposed metal beams, we wouldn't have this problem.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 101,318, Level: 99
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 1,732
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    HiltonMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    6,186
    Points
    101,318
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 40

    Re: New here (video board question)

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    10-12 feet of a cover won't stop me.
    Exactly what I was thinking, just get a boost at that height. Needs to be atleast 15+ feet of cover.


    Don't confuse hope for a plan.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM