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Re: DSA AND "OVERSIZE" HOLES IN SILLS AND LEDGERS

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This is a typical DSA requirement.  Another solution to repairing is to put
a small diameter metal sleeve into the hole to make it tighter.

dennismc

At 10:00 AM 1/14/97 -0800, you wrote:
>What kind of anchor installation is it? If it is an epoxy installation, I
>would not think that this would be a problem except for the loss of excess
>epoxy. If the oversized hole is in the wood ledger, than I believe that DSA
>is justified and either the ledgers should be replaced or the anchor
>increased and redrilled.
>I'm not as up to date as I'd like to be, but I remember that there was a
>discussion between a tight fit (in wood) between a 1/32" and  1/16"
>oversized hole.
>You might check NDS or the local building official for this ruling.
>Dennis Wish PE
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dennismc