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Unread 01-18-2019, 12:06 PM   #21
SpaceCadet
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SDWS is strong-drive wood screws? Is this it? https://www.homedepot.com/p/Simpson-...-R25/203302236 Look good but they're not in stock around here.

How about these: https://www.homedepot.com/p/SPAX-1-4...0757/202041033 or is the star drive washer head better, this one here: https://www.homedepot.com/p/SPAX-1-4...0767/202041026 Wish they were sold in boxes instead of individually!

I called the 4 nearest lumber yards and they all just have framing grade #2 or better SPF that they keep outside. The ones I bought yesterday have been resting in the basement and one of them is already curved up. At least they seem reasonably dry. The only place that claims to have anything better (select or douglas fir) is home depot. I can order LVL for x4 the cost of SPF. I can probably swing that if it'll make for a sturdy floor, is it worth it? Is looking for kiln dried douglas fir worth the trouble?
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