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    Quote Originally Posted by hj View Post
    This discussion is like the Greek philosophers who spent weeks debating how many teeth a horse has. You have a triple joist there, and no real "weight" on it. Notch the joist and install the tub. The house is NOT going to come crashing down.
    I already headed off the joist per the attached pic (and per the city), so I don't need to notch anywhere.

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    That's the strongest way to do it...
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    The city inspector signed off on the floor structure work today

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