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RE: 16" O.C. Spacing

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Plywood and drywall come in standard 4'x8' sheets, both dimensions are
multiples of 16"

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From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 12:39 AM
To: FSRahbar(--nospam--at)aol.com; seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: 16" O.C. Spacing



In a message dated 2/7/02 11:39:01 AM, FSRahbar(--nospam--at)aol.com writes:

<< Does anyone know where the 16" on center spacing has come from? How long
ago
it started? Who came up with it first? >>

I thik it had something to do with the width of Roman chariot's wheels, or
horses "wheel spacing," or something like that :)

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