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    Default Allowable bow in a stud

    Hey Guys,

    What is the allowable deflection and or bow in a wood stud wall, interior load bearing and exterior wall load bearing before it needs to be blocked and or replaced?

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Allowable bow in a stud

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Schulz View Post
    Hey Guys,

    What is the allowable deflection and or bow in a wood stud wall, interior load bearing and exterior wall load bearing before it needs to be blocked and or replaced?

    Thanks
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