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All of the structural bolts have been...

All of the structural bolts have been complimented with lags with washers. I put 3 screws into the ends of each joist, added 2 8" 2x6 cross braces for lateral stability, and lastly, doubled up the...
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Posted By harleygtp

Thanks for the suggestion PJ! I'll swap out...

Thanks for the suggestion PJ! I'll swap out those structural screws for some bolts before I proceed further.
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Thanks man! I'm excited to get er done! I'll...

Thanks man! I'm excited to get er done! I'll keep posting progress on here.
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The end game is to have a deck around this...

The end game is to have a deck around this platform, at the sill plate of the house. The hot tub will be sunken into the deck, leaving a 16" lip, kinda like a bathtub lip.
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Thanks for the tip! I used up all my Simpson...

Thanks for the tip! I used up all my Simpson fasteners by the time I got to that row, used decking screws to supplement. But I'll swap them out before I go any further. Thanks!
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As far as getting the hot tub up there.......good...

As far as getting the hot tub up there.......good question! LOL!!! I was thinking about constructing a ramp out of a couple 2x10's, and with the help of a half dozen guys, man handle it up on the...
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Chandler, thanks for the reply!! I'll attach...

Chandler, thanks for the reply!! I'll attach another picture of the connections, they are attached to the beams with hurricane straps.
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Posted By harleygtp

Stand alone hot tub deck, is it sufficient?

Here's the 8x8 deck I constructed to hold my hot tub. Is this construction sufficient to hold this load?

9 10" footings with 6x6 posts, three triple 2x10 beams and 2x10 joists at 12" on center. ...
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