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Old 12-09-05, 12:03 PM
Rafael
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can someone please explain in lamins term what the expression 6/12
means as far as rise[6] run[12] on a roof. a roof that rises 6 inches for every 12 inches of run has a 6/12 slope? explain please
,thanks
 
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Old 12-09-05, 02:29 PM
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You have it right - a 6/12 slope means the roof goes up 6' for every 12' it goes out. The format is called 'rise over run'.
 
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Old 12-10-05, 03:30 AM
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thanks JMC,but in books it says 6 inches and 12 in but you say foot?
 
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Old 12-10-05, 07:19 PM
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6' rise for 12' of run is the same as 6" rise for 12" of run.
6 cm of rise for every 12 cm of run, all the same.
 
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Old 12-13-05, 01:15 PM
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thanks again for your help
 
 

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