Now that I finally did a job with metal studs I agree 100%.Teetorbilt said:I know that I'm going to PO some people. I hate metal studs! They're only value is to hold up drywall, another item that I'm not real keen on. The two, together equal a breakaway set on a Hollywood movie.
I am frequently asked to mount TV stands to these walls or large trophy mounts. It can't be done on my insurance.
I was going to us metal studs for an outdoor barbecue grill setup. The plans were written using wood 2x4s and plywood for the stand, etc. It is a fairly elaborate setup for a grill, but you gotta have the best one in the neighborhood, right?Teetorbilt said:I know that I'm going to PO some people. I hate metal studs!
That was my original plan, but I thought that this might be a little more versatile with regard to size, shape, etc., although I was just going to follow plans with some minor alterattions.Teetorbilt said:You need to solve the moisture problem before you do anything else. Trapping moisture behind any type of wall is going to cause problems down the road. I'm thinking of mold way before any structural degradation.