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Old 04-22-2013, 09:06 AM
SephClone89 SephClone89 is offline
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Originally Posted by Mr. Jinx View Post
I will be the first to admit I have absolutely no engineering knowledge whatsoever, but it just seems to me intuitively that it would be cheaper to just build a new stadium with a roof then try to retrofit an old outdoor stadium with a retractable roof. Has that ever been done anywhere?
Wimbledon's Centre Court comes to mind.
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