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Attaching a steel angle three-hole to a 2x4 red cedar joist

What is the holding pull-out strength difference,relatively speaking, between using wood screws or lag screws when attaching a steel angle plate three-hole to a red cedar 2 x 4 joist ? Access to only ...
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Lag screw pilot hole in softwood

Lag screw hole size specifications I found online suggest 15/64” pilot hole for 1/2” lag screw in softwood. This is narrower than the body of the threaded part which appears to match my 3/8” drill bit....
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