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RE: Wood - 2x wood ledger qu

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You got me there - I guess we are back to a 4x ledger. A 3x is simply too
expensive to obtain.
Thanks again for your help, Roger.

Dennis Wish PE
La Quinta, California
ICQ# 6110557

"Silence is the virtue of fools."
Francis Bacon

|-----Original Message-----
|From: Roger Turk [mailto:73527.1356(--nospam--at)]
|Sent: Thursday, April 02, 1998 7:26 AM
|To: seaoc(--nospam--at)
|Subject: Wood - 2x wood ledger qu
|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