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Posted by jb on April 26th, 2001 03:55 PM
In reply to Repair of Broken Brace in Truss by Dan on April 26th, 2001 02:58 PM [Go to top of thread]

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"Scabbing" another 2x4 over a broken chord of a truss is acceptable, so long as it extends at least a couple feet past the break in both directions and is securely nailed or screwed. In fact, typically a repair like this is stronger than the original.

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