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How do you contact them? This price is a little more reasonable. The Simpson site still lists it at the gouge price.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hauer [mailto:LRHauer(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 8:05 AM
> To: INTERNET:seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: WOOD: Lateral Design Software
> Bill,
> Keylat recently reduced the price of their software to $250.00, which
> includes a one day seminar on how to model the buiding being 
> analyzed. I
> think their logic was that they had put an enormous amount of time and
> energy into the program and now, with the implimentation of 
> the '97 UBC,
> just about no jurisdiction is actualy requiring the rigidity 
> analysis, so
> no one is that interested in these types of programs.
> Still, eventually we will all have to perform the elaborate rigidity
> analysis, (municipal building, etc.), so it is probably good 
> to know how to
> use these porgrams. I have purchased the Keylat, but have yet 
> to use it or
> attend their seminar. I will let you know my opinion of the 
> program once I
> get further into it.
> Larry Hauer, SE