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I am trying to decide how to mount my aerial equipment to an

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Customer: Hi there, I am trying to decide how to mount my aerial equipment to an open web steel joist
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: sure I'm opening a studio it has an open web steel joist system flat i would like a way to mount to the bottom chord
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a picture of the stem you want to mount?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hi, yes, one minute
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the block mount is here http://xpoleus.com/product-category/x-pert-build-a-poles-for-studios/
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i have a picture of the ceiling too
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
let me find it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you still here
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

I'm here

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok, thought you had left.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
would speaking on the phone be easier?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Yes. I'm trying to see what it looks like first,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
here is the ceiling
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the poles will be mounted up top and flush with the floor. in my opinion, the weight will mostly be distributed to the floor, it's the "side to side" movement that concerns me
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would like to possibly implement something like this photo shows, but I don't know what those galvanized metal cross pieces are.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I guess this is not an instant answer kind of thing
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll be getting a refund
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this is ridiculous
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry you're not happy with the service. The question came through with medium urgency, not high. I will request a refund for you

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