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joeyinsouthaustin

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#1 posted 07-31-2014 06:37 PM



Hopefully I wasn t misunderstood. The bracing does need to be longer like splinter stated…and use lag bolts. I agree with grandpa also about the washers. That screw looks like a good one joey, but it wouldn t be a good one for this application.

- freddy1962

Thanks for the backup REO That whole line was in fact developed for exterior decking situations.n They are all rated and tested for code. They make a GREAT thru bolt as well. As long as 3 4X members without predrilling, and without getting out the rachet!! I just finished rebuilding and stabilizing a 20,000 square foot cedar deck. The whole line is exceptional in every way.

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