Simpson ZMAX 18-Gauge Galvanized Adjustable Stringer Connector (LSCZ)

The LSC adjustable stair-stringer connector offers a versatile, concealed connection between the stair stringer and the carrying header or rim joist while replacing costly framing. Field slopeable to all common stair stringer pitches, the LSC connector is suitable for either solid or notched stringers.

Key Features

  • Replaces additional framing and toe-nailing.
  • Suitable for most installations on 2x10 or 2x12 header/rim board.
  • May be installed flush with the top of the carrying member or lower on the face.
  • Interchangeable for left or right applications.
  • LSCZ features a ZMAX® coating for additional corrosion protection. Suitable for interior and some exterior applications. LSCSS is made from stainless steel for higher exposure environment. See Corrosion Information.


  • 18 gauge


  • LSCZ — ZMAX® coating; LSCSS — stainless steel