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  •  Sears sold kit houses in the 19th century (4+ / 0-)

    You could have them sent out to you.

    Do you know that Edison tried to invent concrete houses? This was the largest of his not-well-known failures. he went into the concrete business to do it, at one time owned the largest concrete company in America.  This included even concrete cabinets and furniture.
    He tried to do to much, tried to do it all with one monolithic pour. Couldn't find the right mixture. Building the form took more labor than building a regular  house.

    Happy just to be alive

    by exlrrp on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 05:02:23 AM PDT

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