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allworld 05-14-2007 05:41 PM

Drop Ceiling Question
 
I have my grid laid out and now have my ac vent coming out of the ceiling. It is in the middle of a cross tee. I do not know how to cut the cross tee and still have it secure with the vent in the middle.

glennjanie 05-14-2007 06:02 PM

Hello AllWorld:
It would probably be eaiser to move the vent. Seal up the present one and cut another in the duct where it comes out in the center of a tile. If recutting is not possible, use flex duct to redirect the vent.
Glenn

allworld 05-15-2007 01:33 PM

i only dropped my ceiling 3" dont have enough room to run duct under joist. this stinks

glennjanie 05-15-2007 02:29 PM

There is a duct system that comes in 3"X10" X 2' that will fit in that space and allow an offset. It will restrict the flow some but it is better than nothing.
Glenn


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