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Hi
I do this project on the Black sea coast in Bulgaria
for Israeli owner. When i speak about this problems
with the quality I mean only architectural works which
do not affect the shell and safety.

Thank you
--- Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com> wrote:

> 
> On Mar 25, 2007, at 2:04 PM, Daryl Richardson wrote:
> 
> > It's not uncommon, in contracts that I have had
> knowledge of  
> > (including government contracts), for the Owner to
> have the option  
> > of accepting work that did not meet specification
> in consideration  
> > for a reduction in contract price.  But never at
> the expense of  
> > safety!  Never!!!
> 
> That occurred to me because I've spent a lot of time
> buying stuff  
> off. But it's only when money moves into the picture
> that I get  
> suspicious. I don't do buildings, so I don't deal
> with architectural/ 
> cosmetic issues much, although I'll buy off the odd
> scratch or dent  
> from time to time, but almost never in trade for
> cash. In fact, I  
> couldn't tell what kinds of non-conformities were at
> issue either,  
> but the trade-off really raised a flag with me.
> 
> Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an
> elephant at
> chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com   | this distance" (last words
> of Gen.
> .......................................| John
> Sedgwick, Spotsylvania  
> 1864)
> http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw/
> 
> 
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