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Old 08-07-2014, 07:43 PM   #21
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Re: Dlb.. Top Plate / Dlb. Joist?


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Why is that, Warren?

Not being a smart a$$, serious question.

I've been out of production framing for a while.
Because if you put up your non load bearing interior walls after framing up, you can't stand the interior wall up.
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Because precut studs are only cut to 92 5/8", 104 5/8", and 116 5/8"

It also allows you to tie all the walls together via an overlap at all corners and partitions.
Ours are 92-1/4"
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Why is that, Warren?

Not being a smart a$$, serious question.

I've been out of production framing for a while.
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