There are no questions too basic for this group or any that I am on. Keep
your questions coming and don't worry about the ego's - this is a lifeline
to many of us who have little or no experience in certain materials but are
faced with designing them at some point in our practice. As with you, many
of us are all there are in the area and what we don't know, we learn.
So for you and all the others out there who feel that their questions are
too elementary let me assure you - "most" of us don't know it all and would
be happy to learn along with you!
Dennis S. Wish, PE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: GaryD [mailto:garydellbate(--nospam--at)home.com]
> Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2001 10:02 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: 2nd floor addition
> Thanks to all who responded. I guess my lack of experience shows through
> based on some of the emails I received privately (mostly about getting
> someone who knows what they are doing (i.e. - this is too difficult for
> This email list is valuable to me because I work for a very small
> firm with
> only one source to draw upon, hence my reliance on this list for
> the things
> most of you probably take for granted.
> Also, the poor grammar and typos in the original post likely had
> bearing on
> some of the responses I received.
> I think Mr. Richards had the correct thinking, just tear it down and don't
> worry about it. The foundations don't work anyway, there are no
> and it is pennies relative to the cost of other things on this project.
> Thanks again to all and I apologize if I am asking questions that are too
> basic or wasteful of your time.
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