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Old 03-07-2014, 06:35 PM   #141
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18.5-3=151/2 no offense, I was at a red light!
Yes I confused myself there. I keep thinking 2x4 but always forget they are 3 1/2 by 1 1/2
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Old 03-07-2014, 06:56 PM   #142
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True measurements are usually 1/2" less on 2 by stock
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:35 PM   #143
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Will these work Brookster with out the countersink?
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:48 PM   #144
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Mehh, pre drilling is really the way to do it man..3" drywall screws are good , cheaper too
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:13 PM   #145
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That's is the cheapest ones they had. I may have miss calculated the size of the support beams
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:14 PM   #146
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Support beams?
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:21 PM   #147
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The ones that FishEggs pointed out. I put them as 22" and they should have been 23"
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:24 PM   #148
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That's fine, keep them tight to the top and put 4 screws in each, 2 a few inches from top and 2 few inches from bottom, no problem!
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:26 PM   #149
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Than you can move lower frane up an inch so it's tight to "jack" or support
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:27 PM   #150
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Yes but the stand is gonna be 30" tall so there will be a 1" gap
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:33 PM   #151
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This is what I mean
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Edit - you can't shift the bottom up? It's tough to tell from pic, is their a fancy cut in those? A notch?
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Here ya go!
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Edit - you can't shift the bottom up? It's tough to tell from pic, is their a fancy cut in those? A notch?
Too short. Nope no fancy cut just a clean cut
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Should I just split the difference and raise it like you said? I could add 2x4s under each one for support?
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So instead of lower frame sitting on the floor, move it up the inch to close gap, or just move supports up the inch so gap is on bottom.
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So instead of lower frame sitting on the floor, move it up the inch to close gap, or just move supports up the inch so gap is on bottom.
Okay I gotcha now. I can do that and I'll probable go back and get some more pieces of 48 1/2 and 15 1/2 to lay flat to hide all that. Would that work?
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Okay I gotcha now. I can do that and I'll probable go back and get some more pieces of 48 1/2 and 15 1/2 to lay flat to hide all that. Would that work?
ya! Keep frame on floor, keep supports up tight, when you wrap it just "pad" it up and out your plywood shelf down, you can leave the space for now, just put 4 good screws in each support... Boom... Doneee... Fishhhhhh
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How is this for the top part? It's not screwed in. The drill has to charge
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Looks fine, better safe than sorry I guess..
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