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In a message dated 2/26/09 3:33:53 PM, d.topete73(--nospam--at) writes:
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 1:40 PM, <Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)> wrote:
(Ask me how I know.)
Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Richmond CA USA

Sounds like a loaded question...
David Topete, SE

I don't know if it's loaded or not, but the situation -- 30+ years ago, in a building that's since been demolished -- there were large roof overhangs with double cantilevered glu-lams.  I thought I was very conservative in my design, but a couple of decades later the overhangs had sagged enough that they had to add ugly downspouts to drain them.  :( 

Live and learn.


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