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Re: Light Guage Framing Connections

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Bao D. Pham wrote:
> 
> How about using #12 Tek-5 screws?  We specify #12 Tek-5 screws all the time
> for connecting angle clips to W-shape beam with flange thickness less than
> 0.5 in.  and have not heard any complaint from the framer yet.
> 

Bao,

What about if there are clips on each side of the W8.  The clips would 
need to be clamped to keep the screws from "pushing" it away.  Might make 
them do this anyway as it would not be all that unusual.

Mike