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Thanks Don. I will closely check for shake.It's nice to know that if I anchor the posts down, those and the sill plate will still be there after the rest of the house flies away. I have another question for anyone reading. The LVL is going in the floor deck, with 2x12s attached by hangers. Unfortunately the LVL is 11 7/8 and the joists are 11 1/4. A 5/8s difference. It seems like the thing to do is notch the double top plate 5/8 an inch to line up the LVL with the subfloor above. I'd also have to drop the two bathroom walls by 5/8 an inch. The living space would get trimmed out with hemlock to match the posts to hide the LVL.
One more option, LVL's come in 11.25" as well, you can also rip an LVL (which you cannot do with solid sawn dimensional lumber) IF the size is then adequate. I have raised the lvl and dropped the joists as well. If preserving the entire floor diaphragm as a unit is critical, attaching blocking to the lvl and sheathing in each joist bay would provide the required edge blocking to do that.
I believe when I used Advantech they recommended a polyurethane glue. Pretty messy as well and the only thing to clean it off was Acetone.I would at least seal the floor. I didn't and everything that was spilled onto it stained it. It's actually very porous despite it smooth looking appearance.