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RE: Live Load for residential home gym

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerry Coombs [mailto:JCoombs(--nospam--at)carollo.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 8:14 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Live Load for residential home gym
> 
> !000# is a bit much.  For those that go to a gym, you'll note 
> a heavy machine will go up to about 250# and cover about 
> 2'X2' at the support.
> 

Two words, free weights.  

The storage stands at the gym I frequent hold 550# of weight, pluse the
stand weight, say 600# total.  The stand is takes roughly 2 sqft, that's
a 150 psf load. I could see one of these stands in a home gym for a
person using free weights in lieu of a machine.

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