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Resilient channel help

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Posted by: from Toronto
2/15/2017 at 10:21:50 AM

Looking into ceiling resilient channels for 2 layers of drywall 5/8"s. Does anyone know where I can get RC-2 channels, which is basically a more sturdy RC-1 Channel but both sides fastening to framing not 1 while the other hangs like RC-1?

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Date/Time2/15/2017 at 11:02:51 AM

Did you try csr building supplies?

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Robert from Accent Interieur in Val David
Date/Time2/15/2017 at 8:13:44 PM

No I can't help you with where you should go to get RC-2, but I can't imagine the scenario you would need anything more than the regular RC-1, if you are using roxul safe and sound insulation and resilient channel, two layers of drywall seems excessive especially 5/8" drywall. Good luck!

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Date/Time2/15/2017 at 8:56:16 PM

Skip the res bar and go with green glue. You will get a better sound proofing. http://www.greengluecompany.com/

Or go with rubber mounted hat track instead of res bar, a far superior product.


Resilient channel help
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Anthony in Toronto
Date/Time2/15/2017 at 9:11:25 PM

City requires 2 layers of drywall and res. channel to split my home into 2 separate units.

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