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Re: Minimum Nail Spacing

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Chances are the 2x's are splitting at this point, 4x's a bit more forgiving with such close nailing
I am unaware of an absolute minimum nailing allowed.

Tarek Mokhtar, SE

Would anyone know of any reference to how close nails are allowed to be? I have a situation where a framer spaced the nails so close that the heads are physically touching one another. These nails are part a shearwall but I am not sure why they put the nails so close, the plans called for 2" oc nailing around the edge.

Any insight would be appreciated.

Thank you,


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