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Date: Fri Aug 1 11:06:05 2003

1) Keep it wet for at least a week the longer the better.

2) No problem in stripping the forms off after 2 weeks. The concrete will be at 
about 2/3 strength by then. Use this as the same time to keep the pour 


Hank Lonberg, P.E.,S.E. / KR7X
Lonberg Design Group, Ltd.

> Got my concrete in the ground today....I know it's 4 weeks until it reaches
> full strength, but two questions:
> (1) How long do I have to keep wetting it down?
> (2) how long before I can remove the above-ground wood forms and the plywood
> that the J-bolts are suspended from?
> 73,  Jerry K3BZ
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