Log Heights

Mike H. mhagen at olympus.net
Fri Sep 15 11:15:36 EST 2000


snip
 (BTW, cruises are designed to under-estimate volumes in
> order to avoid claims from purchaser on sales that "under-run"
> 

Bad form!  A cruise is as accurate as the sampling procedure allows. 
Fudging volumes, hidden defect or raising the permissible cull piece
size to make sure a sale gets bids is one of the reasons FS timber sales
look like rackets to outsiders.






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