Bleachers, bleachers, bleachers...
I can't get them out of my mind. Gig
Harbor High School (GHHS), we're here
salvaging 4 20-foot sections
of 20-row re-
tractable gymnasium bleachers.
was the easy part. Tedious, yes, but it all went
in less than a day and a half. The hard part was
figuring out the forest
of steel under the plywood
footboards. Starting at the top, the
first of 80 row seg-
ments took 30 minutes to wrestle free. The next down,
about the same. At that rate it would take 39 more hours,
but we'd hoped to finish in just 2 more days--today
We slogged on, sweaty and greasy, got our time down to under
5 minutes per segment, finished the first section by quitting time.
Can we take apart the next 3 sections (60 segments) in just 1