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FIRST make sure you don't have a post tension concrete slab before cutting into it - shouldn't be, but most of the current slabs we build out here are, look for a stamp in the concrete warning not to drill or cut...

the mfg requirements are ususally over engineered, but I would be more comfortable with a slab closer to the 4" min. rather than 2.5". Going with a 3'x3'x12" shoud be sufficient but as suggested be sure to tie into slab, find a struct engineer friend and ask about the plate suggested by wishbone (definatley an easier route just need to spread load). Be sure to use a quality epoxy for the bolts, we use simpson and it's avial at Home Depot or Lowes.
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