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Availability!!!!  At least in the Midwest "N" deck can be a royal pain to
get.  I don't know if it's a regional thing but clients paid significant
premiums to get "N" deck.

Mark Jones
Jacobs Engineering

-----Original Message-----
From: Mitchell J. Sklar, MBA, P.E. [mailto:mitchsklar(--nospam--at)]

I would like to know the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of 1
1/2" Wide rib (Type B) versus 3" Type N roof decking. I am not so worried
about the FM requirements but rather the following:

Regional differences between the West Coast versus East Coast?
Labor and Erection Issues? Kick out issues? Joists at 10'-11' on center?
Cost, Availability?