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Author Topic: MSR Grading explained  (Read 108 times)

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Offline Don P

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MSR Grading explained
« on: October 30, 2017, 09:38:30 pm »
Dr Woeste sent a link to this article on Machine Stress Rating, a way of machine grading lumber based on how stiff it is as it is fed through a series of rollers with computer sensors. I've seen the MSR stamp for a number of years especially on engineered components like trusses where they need pretty tight segregation of different strength groups of lumber, so it is not new technology. This is a good explanation of how it works;

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Re: MSR Grading explained
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 09:56:56 pm »
I was wondering how we were to go about grading a Modern Sporting Rifle.  Different MSR I see  ;) ;D 8)
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