The Complete Shell Kits below include the following items for Super-Wal system:
Risers: Standard heights for a high profile are 28 1/2”, for low profile 45”. 5-7 riser walls come pre-assembled with intermediate 2×4 studs @ 24” o.c. (the rest of the risers come with pre-assembled corner riser struts, pre-cut intermediate studs, sill plates, and plywood.) 3/4” plywood is included for the exterior and attached on the pre-assembled riser walls. All riser corners are 3×10 #1 DF with our epoxy coated Ultra-Lok sleeve.
Struts: 12” to 21” thick Super-Wal double strut with metal sleeves attached to select structural grade So. Yellow Pine 2×8. Inner 2×4 strut is attached to exterior 2×8 with three 3/4” thick 8” wide plywood gussets. If needed, 2×8 exterior struts are pre-notched for ventilation. 2×8 exterior struts are standard on all domes. 2×10 and 2×12 are available options.
Exterior Triangles: 3/4” plywood pre-cut triangles are 2-piece (Model 625 & Model 1250 have some 3-piece triangles). The joint between 2 pieces is tongue and grooved. 3″ hot dipped galv. ring shank nails are provided for nailing panels @ 6″ O.C. (some areas require 4′ or 3′ on-center nail spacing).
Vent System: Lower base vent drip edge is enameled aluminum. Top vent cupola cover has complete pentagonal frame pre-assembled with 3/4” plywood sheathing pre-cut. Includes aluminum drip edge, combination fascia/soffit vent, and aluminum base flashing between top vent cupola and shingle edge.
The Construction Manual includes complete installation instructions, and video/DVD for assembling the dome shell kit (It does not include floor plan layouts, joist framing plans, foundations and the like). Engineering certification of the dome shell is included if needed for the building inspector.
All structural shell items are color-coded or labeled for ease of assembly instruction.
Prices shown below include all items listed above, our owner-builder tool package, and our premium fastener/nail package, plastic plan cover, two T-shirts, 1/2” rope.