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Questions and Answers for Grip-Rite 3.75 ft. Shim Drywall (100-Bundle)

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Model #GRDWSHIM

Store SKU #223754

  • Paper front requires little sanding to attain a perfect finish
  • Can be used to level frame irregularities
  • Easy to apply owing to their flexible built

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caret
Q:Can these be used to make a counter top template or a template for large format floor tiles to figure out the angles?
by|Jun 7, 2019
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A:  No Probably not The shims are about inch wide Kind of difficult to make a template out of them. M ight work for the tiles to figure out angles because you can cut them to any length from 4 ft down.

by|Jun 23, 2020

A:  YES! For single thickness, tape pieces together securely. For double layer, use thin double sided tape to stick them together. For transport, keep flat or slide tmplts between cardboard, drywall etc. If folded, note measurements on the strips.

by|Feb 19, 2024

    A:  They are not very rigid and I would not recommend using them for this application.

    by|Mar 8, 2023
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      A:  I would think so. They are a thick and flexible paper product, so you can cut them with scissors and make marks on them.

      by|Mar 8, 2023
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        A:  I went to HD to look at these and found out they are too thin and flimsy for templates.

        by|Feb 5, 2023
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          Q:Can these be used with 1/2 inch thick Dural Durabase XPS lightweight foam backer board to match 5/8 inch drywall?
          by|Apr 10, 2019
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          A:  yes, they are compatible.

          by|Sep 3, 2019

            A:  yes, they can be used with any sheet product. the stackup is a little tricky because they compress when you screw the sheeting down, but you should quickly get the hang of it.

            by|Nov 22, 2022
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              A:  Moisture might be an issue if over exposed, otherwise, you can absolutely use this material to shim any thickness needed

              by|Apr 12, 2019
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                Q:It looks like there's a typo in the product description: "Drywall Shims allow for a greater into the drywall joint. " It's not clear what this is intended to convey.
                by|Nov 9, 2018
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                A:  Definite typo These shins are best for building new to existing and matching finish plane of surface. Material to be shimmed does not matter, wether it is drywall, wood, metal, or any other building material you can think of, these shins are excellent

                by|Mar 19, 2023
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                  A:  Our apologies for any confusion. here is the correct description: Shim drywall at home or on the jobsite with the Grip-Rite 100-bundle Drywall Shims. The paper-faced shims are flexible and 45 in. long. Drywall Shims allows a greater inset at the drywall joint. Here are some others uses: • Applied to bowed or twisted studs • Out of plumb corners • Misaligned framing on windows & doors • Used for floating butt-joints • Corrects framing irregularities • Can be attached with screws or nails to framing member of each side of the butt-joint

                  by|Mar 29, 2021
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                  Q:How thick are these shims
                  by|Sep 8, 2017
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                  A:  1/16th of an inch

                  by|Aug 24, 2022
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                    A:  The dimensions are: Product Depth (in.) 0.055 Product Height (in.) 6 Product Length (ft.) 3.75 ft Product Width (in.) 1.5

                    by|Dec 27, 2022
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                      A:  Bought some today and they measured 0.040" thick using dial calipers.

                      by|Dec 27, 2022
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                        A:  Not 100% positive but I believe they are 1/16”

                        by|Jun 10, 2021
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                          A:  Super thin. About as thick as business cards.

                          by|Feb 15, 2020
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                            A:  I Measured several in several places with lab gauge and they ran from .050 to .0514.

                            by|Oct 3, 2023
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                              A:  Traditionally cardboard drywall shims are 1/16"---.0625". These made by Grip-Rite are significantly thinner and vary in thickness .04 to .055". They still work of course but you can't rely on consistency which makes them a pain to use.

                              by|Sep 15, 2023
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