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Old August 3rd, 2010, 11:55 AM   #4901
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The clock engine??(thing) lol looks like a cannon
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:04 PM   #4902
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This is funny, check this picture jh1 posted; I put yellow lines around the people praying below the clock, the two chatting above it (left) and some other workers. They look like ants. I didn't even notice them at the beginning.

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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:14 PM   #4903
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What are those hands made of? They look like carbon fibre parts to me?

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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:16 PM   #4904
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but i wondered , how the windproof system in abraj albait ..??

as i know after crossing 400 miters hight , it must be a system to protect a tower from wind ???
This is a very heavy structure that was modeled, and also fabricated by Çimtaş in 2008. It contained more than 10,000 tones of structural steel. This fabrication is usually done before the actual thing as to discover and avoid any possible faults or threats.



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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:32 PM   #4905
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The clock engine??(thing) lol looks like a cannon
it sure does look like a canon :


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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:36 PM   #4906
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What are those hands made of? They look like carbon fibre parts to me?

check this :
http://www.pct.ae/composite_projects.php?project=1
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:43 PM   #4907
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What are the red lines/lasers?
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:48 PM   #4908
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Really ugly....
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 12:53 PM   #4909
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This is a very heavy structure that was modeled, and also fabricated by Çimtaş in 2008. It contained more than 10,000 tones of structural steel. This fabrication is usually done before the actual thing as to discover and avoid any possible faults or threats.
interesting
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 01:48 PM   #4910
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Really ugly....
So ugly
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 02:34 PM   #4911
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So ugly
Great to have different perspectives here

Hey guys, have you crossed by any information about the telescope or the museum above the clock?
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 02:46 PM   #4912
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Really ugly....


why ugly?
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 02:52 PM   #4913
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thanks jh1, thats the best update EVERRRRRRR




these pictures really puts the clock into perspective. WOW






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Old August 3rd, 2010, 02:53 PM   #4914
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 02:53 PM   #4915
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I really liked these photos:



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Old August 3rd, 2010, 03:19 PM   #4916
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wow! Impressive clock! Beautiful building with great details!
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 07:41 PM   #4917
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WOW!!!!!!!!!!! MashaAllah....gr8 updates!!
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 10:11 PM   #4918
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Ready for soft opening

Final touches are being given to the 400-meter clock tower for the trial-run of the clock in the first week of the holy month of Ramadan. The project will be finished three months later. The tower has the world’s largest clock, with a diameter of more than 40 meters, which can be seen from a distance of eight km.
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Old August 4th, 2010, 01:26 AM   #4919
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It is so beautiful. Intricate design. Love it.
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Old August 4th, 2010, 03:19 AM   #4920
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Beautiful!!!

What these red lasers on around the clock are for?
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