Yesterday's Tractor Co. Tractor Parts for All Brands
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Tool Talk Discussion Forum

Re: Pole barn insulation

[Show Entire Topic]  

Author  [Modern View]
MarkB_MI

04-15-2013 20:14:53
75.219.53.174



Report to Moderator

What I did was to nail 2x2's vertically to the girts, spaced 2 feet on center. (Actually I ripped 2x4s, because the quality of 2x2s tends to be pretty bad.) I then installed 2 foot wide x 3-1/2 thick fiberglass insulation between the 2x2s. The insulation was then covered with 7/16" OSB. This worked out pretty well. The insulation was exactly the right width and slightly too thick. I've also heard of nailing 2x2s horizontally along the girts and installing the insulation horizontally.

[Reply]   [No Email]
Dusty MI

04-16-2013 04:46:39
76.250.62.134



Report to Moderator
 Re: Pole barn insulation in reply to MarkB_MI, 04-15-2013 20:14:53  
I don't quite under stand what you have, but this is what I do.

Side walls.

I put 2x4 horizontal on 24" centers and flush with the inside of the posts, with the first one fastened to the floor.

I use 22-1/2 x 6" fiber glass insulation fastened to the horizontal 2x4's. I then use 7/16" OSB for wall board.

For the ceiling.

The roof boards are 2x4's on edge on 18" centers with steel roofing fastened to them.
So I use 3-1/2 x22-1/2" fiber glass insulation, and cut it to length and temporarily held up with string stapled to the bottom of the 2x4's. Then I use 1" thick foil faced Thermex. Nailed to the bottom of the roof boards with washed nails. And I seal the joints with aluminum foil tape.

I did one building with bead board that had an aluminum faced cereal box type cardboard, I didn't care for that bead board and will not use it again. It was ordered and made in Adrian MI.

This has worked very well for me.
Dusty

[Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Add a Reply]

Hop to:
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters