stud sensor

Old 03-11-14, 03:57 PM
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I'm looking for a stud sensor that will work over carpet and plywood subfloor to find joists. I've gotten the $55+ versio of Ziron and Stanley from Lowes. neither of them worked. Is there a finder that reliability works over carpet?
Old 03-11-14, 04:46 PM
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Normally I'd say you can't read thru plywood to find studs..... but I've been reading some literature that says you can with deep scan.

I don't think you can read thru carpet and subflooring to find beams at all.
Old 03-11-14, 05:19 PM
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I agree with PJ...walls with sheetrock (even extra thick) are one thing...but carpet, pad, subfloor and underlayment?

Have to ask...what are you trying to do? There may be another way.

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