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Oregon High School Unveils Black FieldTurf Field

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by NashBuff, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highs...lack-hole-nation-first-outdoor-103114439.html

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    http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20120831/PREPSSPORTS/308310045?source=nletter-top5&nclick_check=1

    Since the turf didn't have to be dyed with the green color, the school was able to save $150,000.00 on the playing field itself.

    I find it interesting that black fields would not be as hot as gold fields. I guess the black turf field rumor for Maryland did have some merit to it. Maybe CU will be that school.

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    I know this is one of my crazy posts but I can't help but think how cool that would be for CU.
     
  2. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    :scared2: :ban:
     
  3. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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  4. NW Buff

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    There's heat and there's heat. I worked on a roofing crew in college and the worst days were on a white roof because they reflected everything right into you. Like standing on a mirror. Black on the other hand is going to absorb all of that sun and heat and the temperature on the field is going to be nuts in a sunny climate. We can get away with that in Oregon because it's not high altitude (more intense sun) and it's a hell of a lot cooler here than in Colorado through the fall.

    It would be a brutal mistake to install something like this at CU.
     
  5. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    Lots of facts here. None needed. It looks like butthole will suffice nicely.
     
  6. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    **** ND with their 24k gold helmets. We'll get 24k Gold turf!
     
  7. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    Looks like #74 could start at RG for us tomorrow. Sign em up!
     
  10. Mick Ronson

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    Maryland is also a 10 point underdog to Temple this week. Fear the Turtle. We might not be very good, but that's not the direction i want...
     

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