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Dave,

Out of curiosity, what is the typical panel thickness and what seismic zone
are you in?  What is the ratio of wall to floor area?
I agree every contractor will have an entirely different perspective
depending on their expertise.  My experience with tilt-up over three stories
is limited, with two story being far more typical.  I am interested in the
experience of others.

Paul Feather
San Diego, CA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave M. Martin" <DMMartin(--nospam--at)mbakercorp.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2001 5:15 AM
Subject: Re: Tilt Up systems


I have not followed the entire Tilt-up thread, however I am currently
working on several Tilt-up projects of the 3 to 4 story variety with all
exterior load bearing walls. They appear to be as economical as other
systems.  But that typically depends on the contractors perspective.




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