04:45AM | 10/05/01
Member Since: 10/31/00
16 lifetime posts
I just bot some joisthangers. Instead of the usual punch holes, these have flared material that pretty much dictates that any nailing will be toenailed, instead of straight in. Is this 'better?'


08:43AM | 10/06/01
Member Since: 09/23/01
242 lifetime posts
Yes, Nail the hangers on with teco nails, then toe nail the joists with 12d nails thru the punch outs. This just saves the step of toenailing the joists and then putting hangers on with tecos.


03:28PM | 10/06/01
Member Since: 09/22/01
10 lifetime posts
the angled nail slots make it easier to toenail the nails through the hanger and the joist.instead of nailing straight threw to the other side of the hanger


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