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Old 10-23-2007, 06:47 PM   #1
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Reading a blueprint? GYP?


I am looking at a floorplan and there is notation that says 12'-0" GYP. I know that it is twelve feet, zero inches, but what does the GYP stand for? I'm assuming it means Gypsum as in drywall, but I'm looking for confirmation.

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Old 10-23-2007, 07:54 PM   #2
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I believe it means 4x12 drywall panels

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Old 10-23-2007, 08:11 PM   #3
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I would guess gypsum also, but that's usually "GWB" (gypsum wall board) on prints.
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Old 10-23-2007, 08:38 PM   #4
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Yep, prints usually label sheetrock as GWB .....not GYP.

Better look into it more closely...
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I have heard a few builders refer to it as GYP board also. My guess would also be rock
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It should read: GYP BD.

I am sure he forgot to add the BD, which would lead to some confusion.
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Cole; Just had another thought! How about 12' tall GYPsies? LOL
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