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VPA Variable-Pitch Connector

Rafter-to-Wall Connectors for Solid Sawn Lumber

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The VPA may be sloped in the field, offering a versatile solution for attaching rafters to the top plate. It will adjust to accommodate slopes between 3:12 and 12:12, making it a complement to the versatile LSSR and LSSJ. This connector eliminates the need for notched rafters, beveled top plates and toe nailing.


  • 18 gauge


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Joist Width (in.) Ga. W (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
VPA2 1 1/2 18 1 9/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
VPA2.06 2 18 2 1/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
VPA2.1 2 1/16 18 2 1/8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
VPA25 1 3/4 18 1 13/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
VPA3 2 1/2 18 2 9/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
VPA35 2 1/4 18 2 5/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
VPA4 3 1/2 18 3 9/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

VPA Variable-Pitch Connector Load Table
  1. Loads have been increased for wind or earthquake 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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