Ripping a roof

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Old 03-06-00, 09:40 PM
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Hi,
I'd appreciate any help in ripping a roof. I use the traditional tools' for ripping. The ripping pry bars and so on. I was wondering if anyone had any new idea's on ripping that would make it easier. Any help would be appreciated.

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Dave.
 
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Old 03-07-00, 12:31 AM
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I assume you're dealing with either comp., shakes, or wood shingles. Try a square point shovel, the flatter the better.
 
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Old 03-07-00, 02:01 AM
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There are flathead shovel-like tools especially made for removing roofing, and they work much better than anything else. Should be able to find them at major building supply places. Good luck!
 
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Old 03-07-00, 06:20 PM
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In the latest Tool Crib catalog there at least three shingle rippers on page 95. They range in price from $29.99 to $49.99

Just today (and the rest of this week) I am using two of these real fine gadgets (not from Tool Crib).

I find it works best to use gravity rather than fight it. Work from the ridge down.

Toll Crib's toll free number is 800-844-9132 tell them that customer #8141574 referred you. Have fun a'shinglin'!

Here's the website with these jewels http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/se...609900-9892204

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