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Re: 1950's era timber properties

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In a message dated 2/4/06 8:47:45 AM, jrgrill(--nospam--at) writes:
That is what I have heard also, that you should check existing structures based on the new stress values.  It's not the wood that has changed, but the methods of testing.

Actually I believe the wood *has* changed in the last half-century, as in not as big, long, straight, etc.