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Roger Turk wrote:

"If an engineer went out to a job site with only a gap
gauge, I would bet that 
he/she could reject 50% of the plated wood trusses
that are on site."


OK, Roger, I'll bite:
I assume you're talking about gaps between the toothed
plates and the 2x's.  Do you spec a permissible gap,
or is it in an industry standard?  And what is the
value?

Mike Hemstad
TKDA
St. Paul, Minnesota

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