Yet another roofing question....metal roof

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Haunted Chicken, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. Haunted Chicken

    Haunted Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I'm spanning 11 feet for a galvanized corrugated roof (12' panels) Can I get away with 2x4's? Or do I need 2x6's to go that far?

    The more I google this the more confusing it gets. Some people use very little support and some look like pure over kill to me. This is for my run, not a coop.

    Thanks so much [​IMG]
     
  2. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your point of bearing is 11 feet at that point of contact, 2X4's will be fine. I used 2X6's to span a shorter distance just for the thickness of the insulation, R-19.
     
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  3. The Driver

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    Quote:X2!
     
  4. Haunted Chicken

    Haunted Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Hopper

    Hopper Out Of The Brooder

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    We used 2x4's and it is fine! My avatar is the finished look
     

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