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Old 01-30-2012, 05:29 AM  
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Default Steel of wood studs for framing basement

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Old 01-30-2012, 05:02 PM  
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I would think it to be a matter of personal preference, really. Steel has it's benefits... lighter, easier to work with, cleaner (no sawdust), although, you don't get that satisfying zing of using a power saw.

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If you are not interested in insulation of the wall, steel is OK even if it is thermal short circuit.

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