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Old 02-10-2013, 08:45 AM   #1
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Workin on a job that needs 5/8" board and has 24 o.c.
What is the norm for installing (1 1/2" screws,glue) ?

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Workin on a job that needs 5/8" board and has 24 o.c.
What is the norm for installing (1 1/2" screws,glue) ?
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On wood or steal?

Both are the same amount screw every 8". wood use corse and steal use fine"s 1 1\4"s are are good though no need for longer.

I've never glued a lid some guy's on here say they do so they can pull there screws later i won't be doing that myself might be good for a taper to much hassle and inspectors want to see those screws
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Wait just a minute....you're asking how to hang a ceiling?
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Screwin to wood on 24 " centers.
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On wood or steal?

Both are the same amount screw every 8". wood use corse and steal use fine"s 1 1\4"s are are good though no need for longer.

I've never glued a lid some guy's on here say they do so they can pull there screws later i won't be doing that myself might be good for a taper to much hassle and inspectors want to see those screws
8" o/c is a little over kill at most 4 in the field or like most 3 every 12". As far as length I've seen a lot of 1-1/4" used, common would be 1-5/8" coarse thread. Forget the fine thread they take to long to drive in, this is over wood. The best would be check the building code in your area for specifications on applications for wallboard.
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1 5/8" screws every 12" if not fire rated......if it's fire rated my inspector makes me screw every 6" and let me tell you that sucks
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All trusses set 24 oc should be hung with 5/8s IMO.
Some countys here It's code. Should be code state wide.

I glue the piss out and screw off the same as 1/2 ..2 screws in the field. 1 1/4'' screws. 1 1/2'' screws what evers in the truck.

I would never pull a screw from ANY ceiling board.
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It is code to have 3 in field for screws here, walls and ceilings. 1 1/4" screws are acceptible but I personally will use 1 5/8" screws My supply doesnt stock 1 1/2" or 1 3/8" screws?? Says they dont make??
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It is code to have 3 in field for screws here, walls and ceilings. 1 1/4" screws are acceptible but I personally will use 1 5/8" screws My supply doesnt stock 1 1/2" or 1 3/8" screws?? Says they dont make??
MY bad....1 1/4'' I swear I've used 1 3/8'' screws before tho.
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All trusses set 24 oc should be hung with 5/8s IMO.
Some countys here It's code. Should be code state wide.

I glue the piss out and screw off the same as 1/2 ..2 screws in the field. 1 1/4'' screws. 1 1/2'' screws what evers in the truck.

I would never pull a screw from ANY ceiling board.
Ya i read on here thats guys do it,, doesn't make sense to me way to much hassle and I'm sure it's wrong but to each his own.

And i can't see myself glue'n a lid neither screws are what they call for glue would be messy

3 in the field is right every 8 is for outside exterior my bad.
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