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  • Pole Barn Trusses

    Does anyone know how I can obtain a detailed drawing on a pole barn trusses?

  • #2
    They dont like to give them out. I have one for a 40 foot span if you want it
    2- XMT's 350 cc/cv
    1- Blue star 185
    1- BOBCAT 250
    1- TRAILBLAZER 302
    1- MILLER DVI
    2- PASSPORT PLUS
    1- DYNASTY 200 DX
    1- DYNASTY 280 DX
    1- MAXSTAR 150 STL
    1- HF-251 BOX
    1- S-74D
    1- S-75DXA
    2- 12-RC SUITCASES
    1- 8-VS SUITCASE
    2- 30 A SPOOLGUNS

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    • #3
      The reason they...

      ...don't give them out is because they are ENGINEERED for the job. Trusses for one job MAY not work on another. It isnt like just plain old roof rafters. The word trusses implies a hole other ball game.
      MillerMatic 211 Auto-set w/MVP
      Just For Home Projects.

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      • #4
        I am wanting to build random length of up to 20' , and set them to the side I figure out what length the customer wants then I will cut to the Slope and notch the ends. Correct me if Im wrong..... Use the same 20' for the lean to of the sides .I think I could make few bucks with this in alabama.

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        • #5
          Great idea...

          ...I wonder why no one else thought of that yet?
          MillerMatic 211 Auto-set w/MVP
          Just For Home Projects.

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          • #6
            I needed ten 40 footers for my shop.I ended up buying them for $2200.00, dipped in black tar and delivered to my shop. Aint no way I would build them for that price. Although the welds looked like a drunk monkey welded them.
            2- XMT's 350 cc/cv
            1- Blue star 185
            1- BOBCAT 250
            1- TRAILBLAZER 302
            1- MILLER DVI
            2- PASSPORT PLUS
            1- DYNASTY 200 DX
            1- DYNASTY 280 DX
            1- MAXSTAR 150 STL
            1- HF-251 BOX
            1- S-74D
            1- S-75DXA
            2- 12-RC SUITCASES
            1- 8-VS SUITCASE
            2- 30 A SPOOLGUNS

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            • #7
              FYI, For those of you interested, there is a bulletin board (forum) dedicated directly to barns at www.BarnsBB.com :-)


              One cool thing is that they have a moderator that is a Professional Engineer that peeks in from time to time and answers questions about designs and construction.

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              • #8
                well I got suckered into joining the barn forum. Thinking there was a lot of posters and a good discussion, I joined. It looked like a typical limited guest forum with full featured member access. Well don't bother. there isn't any discussion.

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                • #9
                  As Dough Boy Racer said, Trusses are engineered for applications, You need to know what centers they are designed for, what part of the country, Whats your snow load, do they need X bacing if so how often, how much bridging.

                  Steel trusses have tags on the ends that give all the information and who built them.

                  I suggest yard Art.

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