Hi Folks - A client has installed a ridge beam, then called the engineer. The rafters were not bird mouthed to transfer the reaction of the rafter vertically. It cannot be done now so as a alternate, proposing to use a 2x4 tie running along the full top flange to get vertical bearing all the way across. As-is, the rafters are only bearing on the end of the flange and the beam may not be serving its intended purpose.
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