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Assuming that David is doing something on his "home turf", I kind of doubt
ice and snow will be huge concern.  Not too much of that down in Florida!
;-)

Regards,

Scott
Adrian, MI

-----Original Message-----
From: Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc. [mailto:ghodgson(--nospam--at)bellnet.ca] 
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:34 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Chain Link Fence Backstop


Allow for debris (newspapers etc getting caught the fence) and up here 
ice and snow on it.
Gary

M. David Finley, P.E., P.A. wrote:
> I'm designing a baseball backstop for a city recreation park in
> Florida.  The Owner wants a 28' foot high backstop - 18' of chain link 
> fence topped with 10' of netting.  I'll check for adequate wind load 
> strength as an open sign using ASCE-7.  And I'm planning on checking 
> it for a railing horizontal load to allow for people leaning against it.
>  
> Any words of wisdom from others who have done one of these?
>
> David Finley
>
>  

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