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Old 03-17-2012, 11:10 AM   #31
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You HAVE to be reading this wrong. 15 INCHES between supports on 1-1/2" rigid? That's absurd.
what's your recommendation then? i'm going to go with i 2x4 sistered in next to the RMC with a couple half straps

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Old 03-17-2012, 11:57 AM   #32
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I did cut it nice and clean with a diamond blade, then chipped out with air hammer to expose chickenwire and tar paper to get my flasing in under the stucco and better finish like speedy petey said.
I had to ask because I have never worked with stucco,I do know that doing service upgrade are a PIA but well worth it.
I can't imagine having to use the blocking they are asking for,crazy man crazy
Like I said I wasn't trying to be a dick.
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:15 PM   #33
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Got the conduit supported! sistered in 2x4's with half straps notched into studs. Thanks for everyone's help!!. I'm sure i've got more stupid questions to follow, see you on the next thread.
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Got the conduit supported! sistered in 2x4's with half straps notched into studs. Thanks for everyone's help!!. I'm sure i've got more stupid questions to follow, see you on the next thread.
I would fail you for "over strapping". Why so many and why so close together?
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I would fail you for "over strapping". Why so many and why so close together?
Because the inspector told him too,read the post where he wanted it every 15"?
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Post the inspectors name/phone number and email adress up here ,you must have really pissed somebody off!

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