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Re: Shear Walls and 3x Framing (UBC)
- To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
- Subject: Re: Shear Walls and 3x Framing (UBC)
- From: chuckuc <chuckuc(--nospam--at)pacbell.net>
- Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 16:51:36 -0800
Bill Allen wrote:
RE: DC PE needed (drawings review)
only have to stagger the
nailing at abutting panel edges, not on the top plate and sill plate,
December 11, 2003 2:27
Subject: Re: Shear
Walls and 3x
1.Up here in No. CA we sheath everything--it's just you So. CA
conservatives that cut corners ;o)
2. How does the stud know it's not supposed to split because you
3. You're correct about the 3x sills.
1. Staggered nailing in a 2x isn't difficult is impossible
2.One story- nail the top plate (.5" stagger)
3. Two story nail at the rim joist
I'm not so sure its easier to predict tie failures than it is SW
(especially when post/hardware get above PHD5).
I usually write my G/N just like that--staggered at less than 6"
(Although to be completely consistent a 2" o.c. pattern should move
I make every reasonable effort to keep my loads low enough to use 10d
are much easier to build. & size my tiedowns for load rather than
Chuck Utzman, P.E.
Dennis Wish wrote: