Originally Posted By: roconnor
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I think the “best” answer to this one is “Yes”, it would be acceptable
Model codes permit the substitution of finger joined studs for full sawn structural use lumber without any such restrictions.
Now for the sticky part. In my opinion that installation could be considered poor practice. A glued joint in an exterior wall that may be subject to moisture over time if the siding fails is not such a great idea when you really think about it.
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