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Old 10-30-2010, 08:48 PM   #1
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I have a barn (30x18) that has 10 foot walls and a scissor style truss. I am looking to put a 3-4 foot storage area on the 2 ends of the barn. I do not want to put any type of floor support beams in to hold the storage area up. Any udeas? Suspended? ... Thoughts?

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Trusses are not generally designed to support added loads. Contact the truss designer or A truss designer for guidance.
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Even if it is as simple as xmas lights, lawn chairs etc?
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Even if it is as simple as xmas lights, lawn chairs etc?
But you never know when someone might put something very heavy on it, in the future.
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Even if it is as simple as xmas lights, lawn chairs etc?
That's the question you have to ask the truss company. No one here can give you the answer because they did not design and build your trusses.
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