Climbable Structures

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Climbable Structures

Post by Markmilleru2 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:50 am

Hello! Our camp wants to build a 16 foot structure intended for human interaction and we want to make sure we're submitting a complete application and abiding by any Nevada state-specific guidelines. We have the design and install/de-install plan, and are working on the bearing calculations and structure analysis. but would greatly appreciate any advice from people who have built a structure this large before.

Was there anything specific you included in your application to prove your structure was safe? Were there any Nevada state guidelines you reviewed when designing/building your structure?

Thanks in advance for any tips!

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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by Token » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:20 am

The state doesn’t do any inspections or review of structurals out there.

Just use sound construction practices, do your calculations, be ready to defend the design.

If there is a BORG department that is involved like placed art, you burning it down, etc. contact them directly and discuss.

BTW, 16 feet is not that big. Lots of stuff out there is way bigger.

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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by some seeing eye » Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:04 am

I believe Mr Token is referring to the Artery. Their email is easily available. Better to contact them now rather than their crush times later. I believe they are taking an "if it can be climbed, it will be climbed" approach based on eliminating their own liability. So you might need to commodify your structure with some liability insurance and an LLC so someone who is injured doesn't commodify your personal assets. Also crash pads, something used in bouldering. And have a radio capable of contacting ESD. Maybe get some attorneys in your camp. Sad in a way.
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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by Token » Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:55 am

OP is super vague.

Could be art, could be a camp thing, who knows.

Is it wood, metal, plastic ...

Does it need to be anchored?

Is there a wind profile/loading concern?

Artery may or may not be the relevant entity.

If it’s a camp only thing, may be a fuck-all and just build it. Seen plenty 2-3 story scaffold structures out there, 100 foot towers and whatnot. Don’t think anyone asked for permission.

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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by motskyroonmatick » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:45 pm

Can you give us some pictures/drawings and materials so we check them out? There are some pretty experienced trouble shooters here.
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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by torrey.smith » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:39 pm

You should probably do it :shock:
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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by Markmilleru2 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:15 am

motskyroonmatick wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:45 pm
Can you give us some pictures/drawingsbest cordless drill best miter saw best gaming laptop under 500 best reel mowerand materials so we check them out? There are some pretty experienced trouble shooters here.
Ok I will provide them shortly

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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by bassog » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:50 am

It is so hard to get a permission in California, we had to apply 4 times for safety until we finally got approved :?

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Re: Climbable Structures

Post by Token » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:03 pm

bassog wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:50 am
It is so hard to get a permission in California, we had to apply 4 times for safety until we finally got approved :?
Thank the Dogs BM is held in Nevada!

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