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Re: Re: GSBN:Danny Buck's SB water problem
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- Subject: Re: Re: GSBN:Danny Buck's SB water problem
- From: Paul Lacinski paul@...
- Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 20:47:38 -0400
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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!
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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