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    Jeff Eastman's Avatar
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    Default Odd Purlin Brace (?) System

    Last edited by Jeff Eastman; 12-19-2007 at 03:21 PM.
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    Default Re: Odd Purlin Brace (?) System


    Never saw that before.

    My first thought is that the roof was sagging due to a re roof of say, tiles, after the roof was originally designed for the load of shingles or shakes?

    Just a guess.

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    Default Re: Odd Purlin Brace (?) System

    I think it is fine. With that short of a span on the rafters, a purlin might not even be needed.

    Last edited by Scott Patterson; 04-14-2007 at 01:21 PM.
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    Default Re: Odd Purlin Brace (?) System

    I see purlins installed in that manner all of the time. The purlins should be the same size as the rafters that they are supporting. Am I correct in determining that the rafters are 2x4s?



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