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Old 04-25-2011, 12:49 PM   #1
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:02 PM   #2
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Looks like earthquake damage.
The first one, maybe a mortar.
Get it. A masonary joke.
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:07 PM   #3
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Damage caused by failure to provide expansion space against poured concrete roof.

Roof is pushing parapet walls.

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There's no more roof, mortar fire imploded it causing the damage on the corner.

Luckily though most of the gunner ports are still useable.
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Come on back new guy---that second picture --the cause is is obvious that I'm going to let Kwikfishron answer that one--
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Well thank you Mike, the second picture looks like Termites to me.
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Well thank you Mike, the second picture looks like Termites to me.

I would have had it wrong--

I figured one mason started on the left--another from the right---one guy used less mortar--

They didn't think any one would notice --so they left it like that.
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Ok thanks a lot guys. The second pictures is caused by termites, I got it.
What about the first picture? I know it's not caused by earthquake as earthquakes are not so common in the place where i live. so please just give a few explaination about the first pic so i can write about it in the report.

kwikfishron, oh'mike and Ron6519 thanks a lot.
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My answer was correct on the first picture---concrete roof expanded and pushed out blocks--

Second picture---footings dropped.
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My answer was correct on the first picture---concrete roof expanded and pushed out blocks--

Second picture---footings dropped.
Thanks a lot sir. One more question please:
what are the CRACK REPAIR METHOD for this kind of cracks as you can see in the first picture?
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Remove the parapet--add expansion material along slab--(foam or fiber mat) then rebuild parapet.
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FTW---you would get better responses if you offered your own solutions
and let us tell you if the solutions are correct or not.

How are you going to rectify the bottom picture?---Mike---
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Slap some parging cement on it, put it up for sale and hope it sells before winter.

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