Originally Posted by Stagehand
Think of it like, two guys holding a beam on each end. If the beam is horizontal, both guys are sharing the load equally, but if the beam is vertical, one guy has the whole load and the other guy has none. If the beam is 45deg, the lower guy will be taking about twice the weight of the upper guy.
"I don't want you to hurt your back, honey...I'll take the hard part bending over, you get the downward side of the TV when we go up the stairs'...
Great thread guys. Enjoying the fun.