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Old 09-21-2009, 05:45 PM
 
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Thanks for the link to the website. Are you in a tornado or hurricane prone area? Have you ever had to use one of these shelters?
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Old 09-21-2009, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Central Texas
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How many shelters have you bought?
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Old 09-21-2009, 06:15 PM
 
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Wonder if a tonado is similar to a tornado
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Old 09-21-2009, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Sequoyah County USA
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Yes I have been in mine more than ten times but I myself have not ridden one out. This is my in-laws company and has a great reputation. And yes I've had a few put in at different homes.

Sorry Tambre. That's funny I don't care who you are. Again it's my In-Laws, Not mine. LOL
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Old 09-22-2009, 06:06 AM
 
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Yes I have been in mine more than ten times but I myself have not ridden one out. This is my in-laws company and has a great reputation. And yes I've had a few put in at different homes.

Sorry Tambre. That's funny I don't care who you are. Again it's my In-Laws, Not mine. LOL
Thanks Riverbottomkidok. They look very strong and the site presents a good selection of types and sizes. After reading everyones posts so far, I'm thinking along the lines of something built under a breezeway or porch. This way, you've covered from the rain/hail/wind, but it's not under the house. Just not sure how to put the door into it. Maybe it could be a little room off of the basement, leading to one of these areas.
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Old 09-22-2009, 08:50 AM
 
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Tambre, If it can be done they can do it. Custom made is their specialty. Give Nic a call and get all the info you need.
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Old 09-22-2009, 09:15 AM
 
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Hi tambre: I lived in north Texas for awhile and we were one of a few who had a storm shelter. It was close to the house and was the cleanest and dryest shelter I have seen. It had a small window in it too. I now live in Missouri (in a mobile home, no less!) and would love to have it now!
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Old 09-22-2009, 03:33 PM
 
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Hi tambre: I lived in north Texas for awhile and we were one of a few who had a storm shelter. It was close to the house and was the cleanest and dryest shelter I have seen. It had a small window in it too. I now live in Missouri (in a mobile home, no less!) and would love to have it now!
Hi,

Well, I see your east of Springfield...that's the same general area we are moving to. We had a close call with a tornado, which the weather forecasters reported was on the ground, and headed in our direction. Our place is on a slab. Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. It was really frightening, and made us take the weather threat much more seriously. I wouldn't want to be in a mobile home in a bad storm. I hope you have some nearby neighbors who would give you shelter.
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Old 09-22-2009, 03:34 PM
 
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Tambre, If it can be done they can do it. Custom made is their specialty. Give Nic a call and get all the info you need.

Thanks!
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Old 09-27-2009, 09:40 PM
 
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I know a freind that just moved back homje after eyar to a area nothwest of Dallas. When he was a kid he had neighbors illed in a tornado. The first thing he did after buyig was have a shelter put in. He desctribed it to me and it pretty large . It has abttery power auto maticallt charge and even a pumpo because he know of flooding problems . of course it has a cemant floor too. He siad that with teh new warnings its much easier than when he was a kid to seek shelter in time.I know when I was sationed in oklahoma I saw the result of sevral torandoes one year and basically the whole house was levels many times. We had to clear lookign for survivors. That was becaue the sheriif needed the help because he was super busy afterwards.We actually found people two days later from one storm;dead of course. i have always had a respect for torandoes afterthat and have gone thru sevral hurricanes too.Its the suddeness that is scary with tornadoes.I'd definite have a shelter the same as people living in hurreicane areas have seen maybe one relly dangerous storm in their life time but that is enough.
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