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Old 12-02-2008, 10:36 PM   #46
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Shortening supply trunk?

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is it possible to knock out one of the "Vs" on the truss, then reinforce with 2-3 vertical runs in order to run the supply?


They are engineered trusses. They are designed to bear the load as they are built. The webs spread the weight over a large area.
A couple 2x4's in a vertical position won't spread the weight, and will cause stress failure.

You alter them. And they will NOT have the same load bearing strength.

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Old 12-02-2008, 10:40 PM   #47
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Shortening supply trunk?

thank you for the reply beenthere. I will move on to other means of tackling this issue.

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