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[Cob] Tires For a Foundation?Sharon ltlwhtwolf1316 at netscape.net
Fri Sep 16 20:00:39 PDT 2005
Try asking your question here---earthships at yahoogroups.com There are many people that have built homes with earth rammed tires and they may be able to provide more info for you. Sharon beno <beno at web.vi> wrote: >The whole reason for doing this would be to stabilize the foundation. I >envision them as big flat boulders. Now, if I somehow attached those >tires together in a ring and to tires within the circle, all stuffed and >tamped with caliche gravel, as in my diagram, then I believe it would be >very stable. But that's the opinion of someone who's never done it ;) >Which is why I solicit yours :)) >As far as my climate, I live in the Dominican Republic, so I'm not too >worried about freezing <g>. It's not tropical but close to tropical >where I live. >beno > > __________________________________________________________________ Switch to Netscape Internet Service. As low as $9.95 a month -- Sign up today at http://isp.netscape.com/register Netscape. Just the Net You Need. New! Netscape Toolbar for Internet Explorer Search from anywhere on the Web and block those annoying pop-ups. Download now at http://channels.netscape.com/ns/search/install.jsp
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