Truss Connector Plates

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  • Do they work on LP Smartside?
  • Truss plates are pressed, not hammered, in the industry [1]. Extra nails can be used to increase strength. Nails are used in the insustry, typically to hold plates in place when pressing. True - try hammering without any holding, plate can move around.
  • How to hammer one down properly. Lots of work - [2]
    • Diy clamp with 3/4" bolts without hydraulic press [3]. A for design. B for efficiency.


  • 2x3 inch for 49 cents [4]
  • 1x4 - [5]