> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Turk [mailto:73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 10:51 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Fastener for presure treated wood
> If it were "harsh environment" that caused the sill plate treatment
> requirement, there would be no reason for the "harsh environment"
> to suddenly
> end at the sill plate/stud interface, and the studs would also be
> required to
> be treated, which they are not.
I guess (being naive again) that his is my definition of "harsh
environment". That the "environment" is of limited extent should come as no
William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
Polhemus Engineering Company
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