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Old 07-23-2015, 10:46 PM   #16
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You will be covering a portion of the pipe that connects to the drain field. Since this pipe is normally located near the top of the tank,??????????

If a problem occurs.... Last post if you don't care neither do I.....



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Old 07-23-2015, 10:59 PM   #17
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No, I won't be covering a portion of the pipe that connects to the drain field. I never said that. And when did I say I 'don't care?' But even if it was covering a small portion, how is that going to create a problem?

Also, if ANY problems occur whatsoever, I can have the deck removed in 15 minutes with my machine.

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The one that I had built, has four 4x4's at each corner. It is only 6'x8', floating style. The city requires any deck to have 32" post holes, with the posts concreted in, or attached to the top of the pier if you wish to do it that way. All 2x6 construction for joists and decking. Only thing that I need to do on my own, is put some 2x8's for the railing.

We loaded it with around 900 pounds of Teenagers and one 130 pound dog.



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Old 07-24-2015, 12:49 AM   #19
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shibby2, personally I would just get a bunch of Kennel floors for that size. You get 2 units per case. They just sit on the ground and will hold up to people using them. The Kennel floors would be more than the decking.

Other option is to make it that you can lift a section to get to the lid, and if the deck needs to be moved, a Chain would have to be attached, to allow a End loader to lift it and move it out of the way.



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If you can determine where the outline of the tank is why couldn't you pour some simple piers outside of tank area being sure to avoid inlet and outlet. They could be on 16 inch centers and only extend two to four inches above ground level. Then lay four by fours onto piers spacing tank then screw decking directly to four by fours. Each pier could be made from about one 80 lb bag of cement mix or maybe 1/2 bag.
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You should first check with your building codes if such a setup is permitted. Donít be too hasty about choosing the design first rather make sure of the technicalities and decide accordingly.
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