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Re: [TowerTalk] Clarification: Rohn House Bracket and Stucco Siding

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Clarification: Rohn House Bracket and Stucco Siding
From: Jeff Stevens <>
Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2008 11:10:16 -0700
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I can see how my question has caused some confusion.  To clarify, I am
*not* considering anchoring solely into the stucco and sheathing.  I'll
be anchoring to the building frame -- only after completing a load
analysis.  My question at this point is whether the bracket should be
mounted in *contact* with the stucco or not.



On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 20:46 -0700, Jeff Stevens wrote:
> Stucco isn't particularly common in my area.  What is the proper way to
> attach a house bracket to a building with stucco siding?  This is cement
> stucco over metal lathing -- not EIFS.
> Of course, following the manufacturer's specifications is the way to go.
> Radian *does* show the bracket attached directly to the exterior siding
> -- however the diagram shows horizontal overlapping siding -- not
> stucco.  Do I bolt right through the stucco?  Do I put a backer between
> the bracket and the stucco?  Do I remove the stucco and put in a
> properly flashed ledger board to bolt through?
> -Jeff
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