Tiger Claw TC-3 Hidden Fasteners for Composites by FastenMaster

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Highlight your composite, PVC, and mahogany decking by keeping it imperfection and fastener-free with the Tiger Claw TC-3 Hidden Deck Fastener system by FastenMaster. Designed to create a hidden connection between your deck boards and joists, the Tiger Claw Tc-3 fasteners are crafted from rot and corrosion-resistant Grade 304 stainless steel and are approved for installation in saltwater and coastal applications and is ACQ approved. Delivering a consistent 3/16 inch deck board spacing across your entire deck or patio project, the Tiger Claw TC-3S clips can also be installed with spacers or shims to create a gapping of 5/16 inch to fit your deck specifications.

The FastenMaster Tiger Claw TC-3 deck fastener system is recommended for use with AZEK, Deckorators, TimberTech, Trex, Moisture Shield, GeoDeck, ChoiceDek, and many more leading composite and PVC decking brands.

The Tiger Claw TC-3 Hidden Deck Fastener system is available in a pack of 90 to cover approximately 50 square feet and a pail of 900 to cover approximately 500 square feet.
The pack of 90 includes the fasteners, stainless steel installation screws, installation block, and driver bit; the pail of 900 includes the fasteners, stainless steel installation screws, installation blocks, driver bits, and instructional DVD.

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TigerClaw TC3S Installation Instructions (843 KB) 

Pack Size90 pack and 900 pail
Decking Compatibility

For use with: ChoiceDek, GeoDeck, Moisture Shield, Trex Accents, Trex Escapes, Tuf-Deck, Ultra Deck Hollow, Veka, Weather Ready (Gossen), Cambara, Meranti and Other Medium Density Mahogany

Not recommended for use with: Correct Deck, Ironwoods, and Pressure-treated

ColorsSemi gloss black finish
(width x depth x height)
2 in x 1 in x 1/2 in
Material TypeStainless Steel
FinishBlack oxide with sealer topcoat
GappingTC-3S will automatically create a gap between each decking board slightly greater than 3/16 in. With the use of spacers or shims, TC-3S can support gapping up to 5/16 in.
Coverage EstimateA fastener is needed at every intersection of a joist and decking board. When using 5-1/2 in decking with 16 inch on-center joists (Square footage x 1.75 = # Fasteners needed):
90 box: Approximately 50 square feet
900 pail: Approximately 500 square feet
Package Contents90 box: (90) Tiger Claw fasteners, (1) Installation instruction sheet, (1) Installation Block, (90) #8 x 2 in stainless steel screws (1) #2 sq. drive bit (1) Support Addendum
900 pail: (900) Tiger Claw Fasteners, (2) Installation instruction sheet, (2) support addenda, (6) Installation Blocks, (900) #8 x 2 in stainless steel screws (4) #2 sq. drive bits (1) Instructional DVD, (1) Increasing Profits, (1) Tiger Flyer
Recommended screwsQuality stainless steel #8 x 2 in #2 bugle head decking screw. (included)
OtherMade in the USA

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