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DS Drywall Stop


Eliminates costly blocking at top plate, end walls and corners. A typical residence will use several hundred of these inexpensive clips with a substantial savings in blocking and labor.

The installation prongs provide even more labor savings.


  • 20 gauge


  • Galvanized


  • 16" on center or less, using 8d commons
  • DS should not be used where gypsum board is used for structural loads

Related Literature

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
DS ER-102 ER-280 RR25962 FL10865
DS-R No code listing. Please contact us for test data.


Part Orthographic Perspective
DSNone None
DS-RNone None