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Simpson Strong-Tie MP 2 in. x 4 in. 20-Gauge Mending Plate

Simpson Strong-Tie

MP 2 in. x 4 in. 20-Gauge Mending Plate

$0.70 / each
If you buy 100 or more
$0.60 / each
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Product Overview

Simpson Strong-Tie straps and plates join and reinforce joints with simple, versatile solutions for a wide range of connections. Available in many lengths, widths and thicknesses, straps can be used on the wide or narrow face of lumber for light repairs or heavy-duty projects. Many straps are designed to be used back-to-back on a piece of lumber without fastener interference.

  • A versatile and easy-to-use mending plate for wood-to-wood connections
  • Non-structural connectors are ideal for general fix-up work
  • Installs without nails; align wood with arrows at joint and hammer plate to embed prongs
  • Used for non-structural applications only (not for truss applications)
  • 2 in. Width
  • Made from 20-Gauge steel
  • Galvanized for extra corrosion resistance

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Customer Questions & Answers

Are these suitable for outdoor projects?

Asked by: Andy
Yes, the plate is suitable for outdoor projects.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2017-08-01
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Customer Reviews

MP 2 in. x 4 in. 20-Gauge Mending Plate is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy install Don't beat these type of connectors on with a hammer. I use a C-clamp to press them in. I put a piece of 2" wide x 3/16" thick steel flatbar between the connector plate and the C-clamp screw end. I've also used a mini vise to press them in.
Date published: 2014-12-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Mending Plates gone wrong Mending plates are normally installed in a factory pressed into the two pieces of wood to be joined. When doing this at home you have to hammer rather hard and should only hammer on a hard surface to allow the mending plate to properly enter the wood surface. If joining into an existing framing stud the mending plate doesn't seem to hammer in well. I do not recommend this product until a way to install this product for homeowners is developed.
Date published: 2014-05-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very difficult to use properly without a press Another reviewer also noted that these plates are very difficult to attach to wood using a hammer and unless very solidly backed up will bounce out. The ones I have seen correctly installed seem to have been factory installed using a press. If someone has a way to do this better I would like to know it.
Date published: 2014-08-19
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