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Thanks to all- the puzzle has now been solved!
 
Larry

> Subject: Doug. Fir Lumber Grades
> Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 11:58:17 -0400
> From: AWCInfo(--nospam--at)afandpa.org
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>
> I saw that someone already answered the question about "No.1&Btr" being
> a specific designation on the grade stamp. For future reference, here's
> a link to the ALSC facsimile that describes grade stamps and provides
> examples of several. All approved grading agencies are also shown on
> this list:
>
> http://www.alsc.org/greenbook%20collection/LumberProgram_facsimile.pdf
>
> HTH
>
> Buddy
>
> John "Buddy" Showalter, P.E.
> Director, Technical Media
> AF&PA/American Wood Council
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> The American Wood Council (AWC) is the wood products division of the
> American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA). AWC develops
> internationally recognized standards for wood design and construction.
> Its efforts with building codes and standards, engineering and research,
> and technology transfer ensure proper application for engineered and
> traditional wood products.
>
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>
> From: Larry Hauer <lhauer(--nospam--at)live.com>
> To: "Struct. Eng. Assoc." <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Subject: Doug. Fir Lumber Grades
>
> I am checking an existing "panelized" roof system=2C (cira 1970's)=2C
> for t= he addition of equipment and screening on the roof. Ever since=2C
> I believe= =2C the '94 UBC there have been stress values for doug. fir
> 2x and 4x for "= No. 1" and "No. 1 and Better"=2C and I have never
> understood when it is app= ropriate to use the "No. 1 and Better"
> values. Can anyone shed some light o= n this? =20 Thanks in advance=2C
> =20 Larry Hauer=2C S.E.
>
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