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Tarek,

I've had fellow try the same thing.  For things like grade stakes they
can pull the stakes after the concrece is placed.  Leaving them in
place is not a good idea.  There has got to be an alternate way.  Keep
trying.

cmd
-----Original Message-----
From: Tarek Mokhtar <Tarek(--nospam--at)deltanet.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: 31 July, 1998 11:51 AM
Subject: Forming question


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>I have a situation whereby the concrete contractor is forming grade
beams
>for a foudation, and is intending to leave the wood stakes that is
holding
>the forms
>after pouring.Now I am thinking this is not a good idea, since the
wood
>will rot, and corrosion will follow soon after. The stakes are
holding the
>edge of
>the slab boards (to be poured later) as well as the hardware that
will go
>in the walls above, so there is a legitimate reason for there
being.What
>do others do in similar situations. your comments will be greatly
appreciated.
>
>Tarek Mokhtar, SE
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