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  1. Met Stadium Flame Throwers

    Do you remember back in the days of Bud Grant?

    The Vikes had these flame throwing things that were used to melt the snow on the field at Metropolitan Stadium.

    I would like a picture to show someone who does not believe me.

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    I loved going to the Met.
    Those flame throwers were great.
    They used to push them over the yard markers and melt the snow off.
    Those were the good Old days.
    You just knew we were going to be in contention for the Super Bowl every year.
    Wow, how things have changed.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la5sjVGIdnM

    "If at first you don't succeed, parachuting is not for you"

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    Don't try this at home:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc3vcXp_7O8

    Wow!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRGB7RtWr10

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    Re: Met Stadium Flame Throwers


    "If at first you don't succeed, parachuting is not for you"

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    Re: Met Stadium Flame Throwers

    Actually, not many know this, but there were steam heating tubes under the field at each 10 yard marker to melt the snow. A lot of the flame throwers were more for show!
    Kentucky Vikes Fan

    When you require nothing, you get nothing; when you expect nothing, you will find nothing; when you embrace nothing, all you will have is nothing.

  7. Re: Met Stadium Flame Throwers

    "singersp" wrote:
    What do you do with one of those in the summer?

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    "BadlandsViking" wrote:
    "singersp" wrote:
    What do you do with one of those in the summer?
    its the advanced way of burning ants.... no more microscopes

    Thanks josdin00

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    Re: Met Stadium Flame Throwers

    "COJOMAY" wrote:
    Actually, not many know this, but there were steam heating tubes under the field at each 10 yard marker to melt the snow. A lot of the flame throwers were more for show!
    C' mon...steam heating tubes were not even invented yet.

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