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Thanks for pointing that out to me John.

Dennis Wish PE
La Quinta, California
ICQ# 6110557

"Silence is the virtue of fools."
Francis Bacon

|-----Original Message-----
|From: John Buchanan [mailto:jjb(--nospam--at)]
|Sent: Thursday, April 02, 1998 1:23 PM
|To: seaoc(--nospam--at)
|Subject: Re: Wood - 2x wood ledger qu
|At 10:26 AM 4/2/98 -0500, Roger Turk wrote:
|>I don't mean to beat a dead horse, but I think that if Simpson had tested
|>their connections with their 1-1/2" nails, that they would have specified
|>"N10" nails in their tables, not 10d.
|>Also, minimum embedment for full shear values is 12 diameters,
|which for a
|>10d common is 1.78 inches, otherwise, the shear value has to be reduced.
|>(1991 NDS 12.3.4)
|>A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
|>Tucson, Arizona
|Look on page 6 of the 1998 simpson for the use of alternate nails.
|Also on page 33 of the simpson catalog under installation
|2x carrying members use 10d x 1.5 nails to header 10d commons to joist and
|reduce the load to .64 ot the table load.
|John Buchanan