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Old January 27th, 2017, 11:47   #1
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Default Blue Gum Eucalytptus takes out ALH TDI in Berkeley

Not for those with weak stomachs, the carnage is shown here in raw & gory detail...

http://www.berkeleyside.com/2017/01/...rkeley-storms/

Noah, if you're on this site, sorry this tragic event came to pass.
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Old January 27th, 2017, 11:57   #2
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Man, demolished as if it had gone in a crusher.
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Old January 27th, 2017, 14:18   #3
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Oh man, that is such a bummer! That type of wood is heavy stuff too.
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Old January 27th, 2017, 16:54   #4
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Only thing worse than this is crashing out. Nobody got hurt is number 1, but still sad!
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Old January 27th, 2017, 20:05   #5
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These Eucalytptus trees do this regularly after heavy rains and high winds. I had 2 different 90 ft ones crash next to my house over the years.Most important thing is that no one was hurt. Here in San Diego we have had several people killed by these trees going down over the years.
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Old January 29th, 2017, 19:40   #6
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Well..... The tree already removed the engine for those who would scrap it! Guess that's a plus? Less labor?

Ouch...
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Old February 4th, 2017, 19:28   #7
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Wow!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old February 12th, 2017, 23:19   #8
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Duuuuuuuuuuuude!!!
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Old February 14th, 2017, 11:59   #9
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Waaahhhhh....at least it wasnt a wagon.
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Old February 16th, 2017, 21:13   #10
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Well..... The tree already removed the engine for those who would scrap it! Guess that's a plus? Less labor?
Ouch...
Thinking about that... the tree popped the engine out? How does that even happen?
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I wish I'd taken a pic of it, but I was at the local pick-n-pull last weekend and there was a Mk4 Jetta gasser with a very distinct U-shape to its roof down to the trunklid and hood. Yeah, it'd really be a drag sitting in the car when some big ol' tree decides to go over on it.
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