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Actually, I think it was 180 psi, he keeps walking in and out of my office 
with the book.  And yes from your link to the info, the increases do appear to 
be ASD design.  We would still like to see some commentary if any of you ever 
run across it.  I have not been able to find anything yet.

Thanks
> j.grill(--nospam--at)attbi.com wrote:
> 
> >My boss just came to me with his new copy of the 2001 NDS.  He pointed to DF 
> >shear values (190 psi?).  It seems I have heard that the values have 
> >increased, but this is the first I have seen it.  Do any of you have some 
> >history or a reference for commentary on the subject that we could read.
> >  
> >
> The American Wood Council has some information on the new values for 
> shear design at:
> 
> http://www.awc.org/technical/Shr-dv.html
> 
> These appear to be increases in the ASD values.
> 
> 
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