PrecisionMachinisT wrote: Your (sic) mistaken, I didn't "read" shakes,
and that should have beeen quite
clear to anyone except an utter moron of a troll.
I'll let that one slide...
I mentioned "shakes" because folks do quite often get
confused....add that to the that FACT shingles are virtually NEVER used
roofing in my area and it seemed likely he was perhaps one of those
True, the terms are often mistakenly
interchanged by laypersons .
Also, around here, "shingles" are indeed sometimes used as siding, but
are virtually ALWAYS applied onto a more or less solid underlayment
than onto "slats"...while on older barns, homes and what-not having
roofs, they are usually in fact typically found having been laid onto
or 1x 6 slats.
Yeah, I roofed for 20 years...Does the OP live near you? I'm getting a
distinct East coast feel from "Dynamo". Let's ask him! Hey, Dynamo,
what are they, shingles or shakes?