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            Michael Blangy wrote, “From: "Michel Blangy" <mblangy(--nospam--at)satco-inc.com>

To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>

Subject: RE: Shake Table Study Tests Wood-Framed Structure

 

That was my idea. We also tested:

 

http://img201.imageshack.us/img201/3645/damper6bm.jpg

 

            Michael,

                        I hope I did not offend you. I just read a lot here about how it is hard to get builders to put holddowns of the proper size and with the proper anchorage. Something as fancy as a damper when bolts and plate washers are a subject of discussion made me think I’d hear even more about it.

            Jim Getaz