Duck Loving Curmudgeon and Legendary Race Wrench
- Oct 27, 2003
- Out in the field
Well, I guess you better take it up with the people at Safe Shed. Maybe sue them for false claims and advertising.No Safe Shed has ever survived being hit by a CAT5 hurricane or an F5/EF5 tornado.
Leaving a slab-sided shelter sitting ON the ground, does nothing to make it safer than a shelter buried IN the ground.
Our shelter already doesn't fill up with ground water. Plus, it stays nice and cool inside in the summer, and nice and warm in the winter.
In all of recorded history, there have been exactly six F5/EF5 tornadoes to hit what is now the state of Texas. One of them hit Jarrell, near us, with winds in excess of 260 mph:
The people we bought our shelter from, lived through it.