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- From: Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
- Date: Sat, 2 Jan 99 21:05:43 -0600
>My point is that my intuition told me that a 21" deep beam was too much - >however, I forgot about the storage load and mezzanine application. I did >what anyone should do - satisfy myself that the results are justified by >checking the input. Bingo. Listen to your guts, but don't bet the farm 'til you do (and review) the numbers. And if you can think of an independent way to arrive at a result, try that too. I've heard all the cracks about 'paralysis by analysis,' but I wouldn't buy a car or sign a drawing until the numbers worked out irrespective of all those good vibes floating around. Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant from chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com | this distance" (last words of Gen. ___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864) http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw
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