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Posted by Dodgeman on October 2nd, 2002 12:53 PM
In reply to Attic floor, strong enough? by Don Carano on October 2nd, 2002 09:23 AM [Go to top of thread]

Your full 2x8's are 78% stiffer in deflection than today's "conventional" 2x8's.
They are slightly less rigid (86% as stiff) than todays conventional 2x10's.
Is the 18 foot span a clear span with no bearing wall below? If there is a load bearing wall, then the answer will be different.

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