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    Highly skilled inganears. Might even be a a couple of Civil Inganearing doctorate holders in there too.

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    Can you just imagine the cleanup?

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    Our second floor had precast slabs put down (7 meters wide) and forms just around the stairs. Rebar all around, of course. Then they poured the whole thing...and it stayed!

    If I remember right, it's 20cm thick.

    Poured concrete fail - GIF-2019-12-25_second_floor_rebar-1.png

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    Last edited by jdurand; 10-19-2020 at 06:58 PM.

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    That looks like my concrete skills. Mine has never collapsed though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NortonDommi View Post
    Highly skilled inganears. Might even be a a couple of Civil Inganearing doctorate holders in there too.
    Even the rebar in the top left corner is applauding their skills.

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    Probably, wouldn't have collapsed, if the guy in the plaid shirt hadn't stepped in the wrong spot.

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    Looks like the guy running the vibrator caused the column form to fail, which led to this domino failure of all the support forms.

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    Woops, did some engineer approve the decking?

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    The guy in the plaid shirt did it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gadgeteer View Post
    Probably, wouldn't have collapsed, if the guy in the plaid shirt hadn't stepped in the wrong spot.
    If the setup was that dependent on the guy in plaid shirt not stepping where he did, an engineer missed a decimal point somewhere!

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