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Kurtis Hord
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Username: Kwhord

Post Number: 68
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, July 21, 2008 - 09:33 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tim is right on the money: regardless of the type of ridge you are using, a sheet metal finial of some kind is the best way to finish a section like that. It should be anchored to the framing somehow and have lightning protection as well.
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Tim Dittmar
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Username: Tim_dittmar

Post Number: 14
Registered: 05-2008
Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 11:02 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mike- it's difficult to pin down a term to answer your question- any of your choices doubtless would have a downside of some sort. A lot of the problem/s in slating come from workers not being fluent/highly skilled in the medium and work is executed that doesn't stand the test/s(time, weather, revisits to the roof for maintenance, repairs)- a 4-point hip is a chance to add distinctive trim(weathervane, crest, globe, lightning rod w/ trim, etc.)- any finishing with slate only would still have to be flashed(as per some of our former postings, check 'em) and the final pieces would reguire great craft of installation or face-nailing-see where I'm going? Decorative metalwork might be your least-ambiguous, simplest, least-crafty good all-around choice even if you slate most of the hips. Just re-accessing on a hip/slope like you've got is a problem in itself. If this were a steeple, etc. you would need desperately to get it right the first time. Perhaps you and/or your associate should call one of us consultants to get more bulk of details such as cost-benefit analysis and the like ...
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Mike Maneri
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Username: Mike_maneri

Post Number: 2
Registered: 07-2008
Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 10:09 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Industry standard to convince an Architect of the proper termination
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Kurtis Hord
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Username: Kwhord

Post Number: 65
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 05:35 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Saddle, mitered, or sheet metal ridge?
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Mike Maneri
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Username: Mike_maneri

Post Number: 1
Registered: 07-2008
Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 05:04 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What is the prefered or proper way to terminate slate at a four hip peak? It is a 9:12 pitch

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