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Re: Re: GSBN:Danny Buck's SB water problem

Well put, Derek and David.  I also avoid lead, for just the reasons
you mention.  I had been thinking that in this case its flexibility
might make it uniquely useful, and thereby outweigh its ecological
negatives.  But I guess severe developmental problems in children is
a pretty substantial ecological negative.  Thanks!


Thanks Derek,

I was going to try to find the time to write about the lead issue - and
to suggest that some people like copper for this kind of flashing. Easy
to work with, nice looking if it shows, and a much smaller ecological
footprint than lead. Some people object to all metals, I know.


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