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Old 06-30-2017, 08:49 PM   #1
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Default Plans upside down, Supposed to be a tunnel

Getter done Chinese style.

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Old 06-30-2017, 09:18 PM   #2
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The print on the spec sheets was too small???
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I was working in a tile store with a large tile crew and 14 tile saws.

Thanks, but I don't want to be anywhere near 100 hoe rams.

I be the neighbors loved it. especially the babies.
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The print on the spec sheets was too small???
Trying to sneak one in? We know what you did.
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I was working in a tile store with a large tile crew and 14 tile saws.

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I be the neighbors loved it. especially the babies.
This thread is actually about harmonic resonance....and the damage it can do to buildings!
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Red China, like the Europeans, has a policy of getting traffic out of city centers.

In Germany this takes the form of constricting lanes, putting in barriers, and out right traffic prohibitions with bollards emplaced.

In Red China the policy is to build new by-pass freeways// beltways -- and then come into the heart of the city and destroy -- with great ceremony -- roads popular with drivers and unpopular with everyone else.

Subway tunnels are being bored at an astounding rate, too.

Overhead roads in urban areas have proved to be a noise nightmare.
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Red China, like the Europeans, has a policy of getting traffic out of city centers.

In Germany this takes the form of constricting lanes, putting in barriers, and out right traffic prohibitions with bollards emplaced.

In Red China the policy is to build new by-pass freeways// beltways -- and then come into the heart of the city and destroy -- with great ceremony -- roads popular with drivers and unpopular with everyone else.

Subway tunnels are being bored at an astounding rate, too.

Overhead roads in urban areas have proved to be a noise nightmare.
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Is that an example of wit or ignorance ?

I have to go with lame ignorance.

You realize that the OP was joking ?
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Is that an example of wit or ignorance ?

I have to go with lame ignorance.

You realize that the OP was joking ?
You were doing that Cliff thing again.
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Could not locate the Playboy cartoon showing a big hole and the engineer saying whoops I had the plans upside down.
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Could not locate the Playboy cartoon showing a big hole and the engineer saying whoops I had the plans upside down.
Half-a-century ago, my parents built a custom home.

The GC managed to move the entire foundation twenty-feet closer to the curb.

( It was a deep lot. )

The result was a backyard that ran on forever, and a driveway so steep that would violate modern building codes.

Yes, he'd misread the prints.

I've seen similar goofs time, and time again, in my builds.

{ I once had to point out that the false-work contractor had so screwed up that one end of the slab pour would not line up with the other end... if the mud were poured the next morning.

The Superintendent just about swallowed his cigar when he doped out what I'd brought to his attention. The pour was delayed days until all was corrected. }

So such blunders are always a prospect.

{{ The all time record goof is something that MacMike can note.

The Honolulu Airport to H-1 free way interconnect was off by SEVEN FEET in height.

That's why you ascend way UP and then gradually move lower, before the last quarter-turn that leads off to the Diamondhead bound lanes of the H-1 freeway at the viaduct.

This one foul-up delayed the project for six-months as specialists from the Mainland (Kasler) had to be brought in, and all of the engineering calcs redone. }}

{{{ Kasler's claim to fame was California freeways and airports. I got this dope directly from the Chairman and President of Kasler, in private, no less. }}}
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{{{ Kasler's claim to fame was California freeways and airports. I got this dope directly from the Chairman and President of Kasler, in private, no less. }}}
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