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Old 05-21-2012, 12:08 PM   #41
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Re: Completed Fancy Deck

I've been wanting to try the titans post anchors but I'm having a hard time believeing they will be VERY in....pushing the top of the post back and forth and geting movement. How strong are they?
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Old 05-21-2012, 03:12 PM   #42
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I found them to be very strong. In this case I had no other option as there was a 4 ply 2x8 carrying beam at one end of the deck by the stairs. I had no other idea as to how to attach the posts. I tried the titans and they work beautifully. 4" GRK RSS screws into the bottom of the post and 4 into the beam. I'm no engineer but I bet they're stronger than notching the beam. I'll probably use them from now on. :thumb up:
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:32 PM   #43
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Why not just wait until the treated lumber is good & dry & stain it as close to the rest of the deck?

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I can't get past the PT stringer, the rest looks too good to leave that thing like that.


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