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Sandy, you write:

>Are you sure this is true?  I believe that the 50psi average >relates only
>to areas above the roof as in the parapet bracing?

If I remember correctly, the average of the walls need to be 50 psi.
 Additionally, if you need to do any parapet bracing or anchoring above the
roof line, then in-place shear tests need to be performed at that location
(shear tests from below do not apply).

Howard Silverman
Covert Operations, Inc.
www.covertoperations.com


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