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Old 07-06-2004, 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted by banzaitoyota
If you are going to use overhead doors, why not have the track mounted abouve a false ceiling? That way you can still have a clean ceiling for light mounting
Yep, that sounds like a conversation Shade & I had about it, only we were also concerned about room for a rolling hoist. However, this poses an interesting complication in my mind because it appears that this means mounting an 8 ft door on a ten foot track, for instance & the first couple of feet of travel will be straight up instead of around the bend. I dunno how well that's gonna work but it seems to me that you'd have to go ahead and install a 10 foot tall door over an 8 foot opening in order to keep the rollers & tracks in sync, especially if you want to use a garage door opener - which I do.
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