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Old 8/19/18, 8:38 AM
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Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!

Questions of the week:


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1. When installing a deck to a home’s cantilever you should (2 answers)


a. Use 6” lag bolts in a W pattern
b. A combination of lag bolts and joist hangers
c. Approved footings under the ledger
d. Extend joists into the home

2. Beam continuity is maintained by

a. Using steel straps to tie dimensional together
b. Using ½” bolts staggered in a W pattern to bolt dimensional lumber together
c. By staggering end joints of adjacent plies
d. All of the above

3. The distance deck joists can safely cantilever or overhang a drop beam is determined by the


a. Size of the joists
b. Size of the joist hangers
c. Nailing pattern
d. All of the above

4. One or more of the concerns for deck cantilevers is


a. Beam deflection
b. Deck vibration
c. Deck uplift
d. All of the above

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Old 8/19/18, 8:58 AM
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1-c
2-d
3-d
4-d



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Old 8/19/18, 9:32 AM
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c,d
D
A
D
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1:a,d
2:b
3:a
4:a



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Old 8/19/18, 10:47 AM
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Good questions Paul, thanks for your time.




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Old 8/19/18, 10:57 AM
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Tricky questions Paul.



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Old 8/19/18, 11:28 AM
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Tricky questions Paul.
That's Paul....




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Old 8/19/18, 12:40 PM
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Heh, heh.......!
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Old 8/20/18, 9:30 PM
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Not much action on the questions is there?
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Old 8/20/18, 10:06 PM
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Not much action on the questions is there?
No, not much action but I can feel the lurkers that don't qualify yet.




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Old 8/21/18, 6:30 AM
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Did I win?




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Did I win?
Have you not won this year, Sir Roy?




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Old 8/22/18, 4:35 PM
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No, not much action but I can feel the lurkers that don't qualify yet.
Might be time to let them loose.



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Old 8/22/18, 5:13 PM
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I can't believe new guys wouldn't want to give it a shot, with the prospect of a free box of books.




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Old 8/22/18, 5:18 PM
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I can't believe new guys wouldn't want to give it a shot, with the prospect of a free box of books.
I don't get it either Dave.
We have tried hard to get new Members or existing to participate for a chance to win.



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