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Re: Minimum Nail Spacing

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The plans should have specified staggering the nails into rows .5" apart. At this point the damaged studs & plywood will split along your nailing. If there is enough room left on the studs & sills for proper nailing you could possibly renail--but seriously doubt it. I think you will have to tear it all out & start over.
Chuck Utzman, PE

On 11/26/2013 8:42 AM, Andrew Kester wrote:
Nail heads are almost touching? I don't care what a table says, I would
make them rip that out. I would not trust splitting of the 2x or the swiss cheese edges of the plywood...

Andrew Kester, PE

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Polhemus, William

My fingers aren't that fat, and my phone is smarter than I.

And therein lies the problem.

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