Model # LSCZ

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Simpson Strong-Tie Z-MAX 18-Gauge Galvanized Adjustable Stringer Connector
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Simpson Strong-Tie

Z-MAX 18-Gauge Galvanized Adjustable Stringer Connector

  • Creates a concealed connection on header or rim joist
  • Designed for use with solid or notched stringers
  • For use with 2x10 or 2x12 headers and rim joists
$1.47 / each
If you buy 25 or more
$1.17 / each
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Product Overview

The LSCZ adjustable stair-stringer connector offers a versatile, concealed connection between the stair stringer and the carrying header or rim joist while replacing costly framing. Field slopeable to all common stair stringer pitches, the LSCZ connector is suitable for either solid or notched stringers. The LSCZ replaces additional framing and toe-nailing and is interchangeable for left or right applications.

  • Suitable for installation on 2 in. x 10 in. or 2x12 header/rim joist
  • May be installed flush with the top of the carrying member or lower on the face
  • Interchangeable for left or right applications
  • Made from 18-Gauge steel
  • Z-MAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 10dx1-1/2 in. nails or #9 x 1-1/2 in. Strong-Drive SD screws
  • Install with (17) 10dx1 1/2 in. nails or #9 x 1 1/2 in. Strong-Drive SD screws

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
11.06
Product Height (in.)
1.55
Product Width (in.)
1.55

Details

Gauge
18
Material
Galvanized Steel
Number of Pieces
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.27lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

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Customer Questions & Answers

I have a 5.5inch band board. Must i nail or screw a 10.5" board to it and then install the 13' long stringers? # of special screws into band board?

If i do the above, making the band board now, 3" thick, should i use 3" of their special screws through the metal into both band boards? Thx See photo of this box 13' up in the air.
Asked by: Slyf
http://www.strongtie.com/ftp/catalogs/c-can12/c-can12-p195.pdf I hope this helps.
Answered by: SteveR
Date published: 2016-10-21

How much weight r they rated for?

Asked by: Anonymous
Take a look. http://www.strongtie.com/ftp/catalogs/c-can12/c-can12-p195.pdf
Answered by: SteveR
Date published: 2017-04-20

How do I install this

Asked by: Kim
Please see our current catalog or website for installation information (including installation illustrations) based on the specific application. Thank you!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2017-07-21

Can these be used to attach the stringer to a concrete porch?

Can these be used to attach the stringer to a concrete porch?
Asked by: Grady
The LSCZ has only been tested/rated for wood-to-wood applications. Thank you!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2017-04-25
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Customer Reviews

Z-MAX 18-Gauge Galvanized Adjustable Stringer Connector is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I also got a stringer, 8-step Model # 215725 Internet... I also got a stringer, 8-step Model # 215725 Internet # 205852927 together with a 2x12-48" STR-TRD Model Number 211693 Internet # 205852893 as part of this stair project I got started. But no instructions so far and I have no clue as to what this Stringer Connector does. I have responded to the questionnaire about the 8- step stringer saying about the same thing... where's the instructions, and shouldn't I get another stringer? And then do I buy some wood to make the stairs to actually connect the two stringer sides to make the stair case? So, help!!!
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A little tricky getting these lined up and level, but work as designed. I see many people using S... A little tricky getting these lined up and level, but work as designed. I see many people using Simpson joist hangers, that is not what they were designed for. These are the correct Simpson tie for hanging stairs
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plenty of holes. Bends easily to fit any riser/stringer. Plenty of holes. Bends easily to fit any riser/stringer.
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavy gauge - uses less nails This hanger is a heavier gauge which requires less nails to install. Definitely would use again on my next project.
Date published: 2013-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Hanger! First time I have used these, but will definitely be my go to stringer attachment in the future!
Date published: 2014-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use. Added the required strength to some stringers used to make a "ladder" to a loft in ... Easy to use. Added the required strength to some stringers used to make a "ladder" to a loft in our shop. No problems.
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hardware Simplicity ! Excellent, simplicity in construction of stairs to my outside deck !
Date published: 2016-09-13
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