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thanks for the responses regarding my question from yesterday but i think the 
question was misunderstood.  the block will be the stem wall, but instead of 
setting the block on a concrete wall footing or setting bed, the block be 
utilized as the wall footing itself to bear directly on the soil.  the 
national concrete masonry association has some general information in their 
TEK manual, but not much specific design info.  does anyone have experience 
using this system?
thanks in advance - paul franceschi s.e.

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