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Old 03-03-2010, 01:54 PM   #16
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nailing floor joists into LVL beam. this is a beam we are inserting into ceiling between kitchen and dining room that is replacing a wall. engineer drew everything up but didnt include the nail size for joist hangers. everyone, including national lumber pro desk is telling me that 10d simpson stron tie nails (1.5 inch) are what i should use....they just seem short...any opinions.
in the UK Simpsom state 30mm square twist nails or 38mm posative plasement nails from paslow and 100mm scewd whear neaded
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nailing floor joists into LVL beam. this is a beam we are inserting into ceiling between kitchen and dining room that is replacing a wall. engineer drew everything up but didnt include the nail size for joist hangers. everyone, including national lumber pro desk is telling me that 10d simpson stron tie nails (1.5 inch) are what i should use....they just seem short...any opinions.
you may need a longer nail depending on the hanger specs.
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