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RE: Replace built-up wood beam

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FWIW, I don’t agree with the statement below.

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.

ALLEN DESIGNS

Consulting Structural Engineers
 
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-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Gaines [mailto:gainesengr(--nospam--at)earthlink.net]
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 4:19 PM
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Subject: Replace built-up wood beam

 

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They could sister new LVL beams onto the sides, not with glue but with through bolts.  It wouldn't be as pretty but it would pass sound engineering judgment.

 

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Dave Gaines

Pasadena, CA