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Old 12-18-2008, 06:45 PM   #1
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Can I use ring shank nails for framing?


Can I use ring shank nails for framing? I have a box of 8d galvanized ring shank nails (2 1/2") for my nail gun. I was wondering if ring shank nails are fine to use in stud framing (toe nailing).
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Sure, they'll be fine. Code requires three 8d's for each stud to plate connection.
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Toenails, that is.
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Sure, they'll be fine. Code requires three 8d's for each stud to plate connection.

OK thanks
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