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My 1991 Revised NDS (table 9.3A) lists zperp = 230 lbs
for 1 1/2" side member.


--- Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)bbfm.com> wrote:
> I noticed in the 2001 NDS (Table 11J) that the value
> of a 3/8" lag screw 
> through a 2x ledger (Hem-Fir side member) into a
> stud (also Hem-Fir) is 
> zperp = 120#.  In Table 11N, the value for a 16d
> nail in a similar setup 
> is 122#.  Why such a small difference in values with
> such a large 
> difference in dowell diameters?  I am planning on
> checking these values 
> using the yield limit equations tomorrow.
> 
> 
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