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27th Jul 2008, 09:57 PM
how high off the ground is acceptable
for stirupps to be safe .
I have seen some at Bunnings
over 2 feet long
28th Jul 2008, 03:10 AM
From the pryda website..........
"the distance from the top of the concrete to the underside of the post anchor saddle must not exceed 300mm"
28th Jul 2008, 02:00 PM
"The distance from the top of the concrete to the
underside of the post anchor saddle must not exceed
And 300mm can be pushing it depending on what is load is above that and especially how deep the stirrup has been embedded. The extra length (up to 600 in total) is so you can get sufficient depth into the concrete footing (having 300mm above with just a 100mm coverage of concrete for example might be OK in some situations, not in others). Those that are long sometimes do not have plates with holes on the bottom, but simply bent ends to resist being pulled out of the concrete, but now it is common to just use the one type.
As you can see here the specs for use:
28th Jul 2008, 09:25 PM
thank you raff and oldboss
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