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Old 10-17-2013, 08:07 AM   #1
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Is this load bearing?


I don't believe it is. Check out the picture.
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Old 10-17-2013, 08:30 AM   #2
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Is this load bearing?


The exposed wall is definitely not

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The exposed wall is definitely not
I know that. I'm talking about the stacked 2x4s that runs up the to the roof
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Is this load bearing?


There's no way to tell just from looking at that picture.

What's above it? What's below it? Is there a direct load path down to a concrete footing?

There's really no reason for a four 2x post for just a partition wall.
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I know that. I'm talking about the stacked 2x4s that runs up the to the roof
Excuse me for not reading you mind correctly. Kwikfishron nailed it.

Presumably so, given how many 2x4s are in column. Then again, it's offset from the ceiling gable peak. The definitive answer lies in what the column is attached to in the attic. If it's just fastened to a joist, then, no it's not load bearing. If it's supporting the ridge board/beam or a purlin, then yes--it probably is.
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I think it is not load bearing.
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Old 10-17-2013, 03:28 PM   #7
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Is this load bearing?


so it doesnt continue down in the basement?


if its not bearing. its simpoly laminated like that to make it stiffer to prevent deflection where its so long
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Is this load bearing?


Appear to be scissor trusses from the skylight shaft height......

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Here is a easy way to find out rip it out and see what happens! about as accurate as asking on the internet.
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Here is a easy way to find out rip it out and see what happens! about as accurate as asking on the internet.
maybe more so ....
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