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  1. Hanging Drywall
    Hanging DW ceiling: Given hat channels spaced 24" inches apart, how do you hang DW and share a hat channel (HC) . To do wo woudl require that the DW pice start on the 1st hat channel , and with the HC 24" apart each DW piece can be secured to 3 HC's- however the 1st hat channel is not flush...
  2. General Drywall Discussion
    Just hung and taped 3 sheets of 5/8" for behind a commercial grille and the inspector decided he wanted hat channel and another layer of 5/8" added. My question is, how the hell do you install hat channel? I've never had to learn! Would I install it perpendicular to the studs on 16" centers...
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