Framing member code with strapping


Old 11-07-19, 03:48 PM
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Framing member code with strapping

In the attached article an electrician discusses attaching cable to the bottom of a ceiling joist and says it's safe because the strapping nearby is what is used for drywall screws. However, doesn't the joist still class as a framing member and therefore isn't code because anyone could nail into the joist in future:
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Old 11-07-19, 07:10 PM
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It certainly doesn't meet the 1.25 inch from the front of framing requirement.

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