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LSSJ™ Face-Mount Adjustable Light Slopeable/Skewable Jack Hanger

The innovative LSSJ is ideal for connecting jack rafters to hip members. Featuring a one-sided connection point for ease of installation and a versatile, hinged seat, the LSSJ is easily field adjustable to all typical rafter slopes ranging from 0:12 to 12:12. The LSSJ’s header flange allows for easy skew adjustment, from 0° to 45°. It ships pre-bent at 45° so is ready to place for most typical applications. Specify left (L) or right (R) model when ordering.

Key Features

  • Hanger installs from one side with all fastener holes easily accessible
  • Can be installed as a retrofit
  • Seat grip makes setting the hanger quick and easy
  • Accommodates roof pitches from 0:12 to 12:12
  • Swivel seat adjusts easily and provides more support to joist, allowing for a higher load than fasteners alone


  • 18 gauge


  • ZMAX® coating


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • For LSSJ26 an extra nail in the seat at load durations (115) and (125) adds 75 lb. to the 0.148" x 1 1/2" nails table downloads
  • Joist end needs to be bevel cut
  • Table and illustration shows left and right skews LSSJR/L (LSSJR = skewed right; LSSJL = skewed left)

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Skew L/R Joist Size Ga. W (in.) H (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
LSSJ210LZ Left 2x10 18 1 9/16 8 ZMAX® 1
LSSJ210RZ Right 2x10 18 1 9/16 8 ZMAX® 1
LSSJ26LZ Left 2x6 18 1 9/16 4 3/8 ZMAX® 1
LSSJ26RZ Right 2x6 18 1 9/16 4 3/8 ZMAX® 1
LSSJ28LZ Left 2x8 18 1 9/16 6 ZMAX® 1
LSSJ28RZ Right 2x8 18 1 9/16 6 ZMAX® 1

Load Tables

  These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

LSSJ Load Table
  1. Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

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