Framer used wrong nails for shear panels
I have several shear panels in exterior corners and interior walls that were spec’d for 10d (3x.148″) nails. Instead of 10d nails, my framing crew used a Fanaco 7C nail that measures 3x.131″. They also used a few 2.5″ nails. Almost all of the shear walls were actually done with multiple types of nails, which kinda suggests to me that they were just shooting them with whatever was handy in the nail gun at the time.
How much of a problem will this be? Is it possible to just shoot the correct nails in between inadequate ones? Some of my shear walls already use pretty tight 2″ nail spacing–would they be impacted by effectively doubling the number of fasteners in them?
A muni inspector wrote up the panel with the most mistakes, but I later found that almost all shear panels have at least some nailing that is smaller than spec’d.
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