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Title: RE: Anyone Get Their New AISC Manual?
When the 2005 "unified" ASD LRFD manual comes out, I'll take one copy without thumb cuts just to get it 3 months early, then I'll take a copy with the thumb cuts after they are ready!
Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E.
Lehigh Valley Technical Associates
1584 Weaversville Road
Northampton, PA 18067-9039
Phone: (610) 262-6345
Fax: (610) 262-8188
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----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 3:45 PM
Subject: RE: Anyone Get Their New AISC Manual?

However, how much time and cost savings to 
the production and we the public is there with 
the elimination of the thumbcuts? 
Thumb cuts cost about a dollar per book to make and add about 3 months to the printing process for a run of 30,000.