Model # ABA46Z

Internet #100375175

Store SKU #669426

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Simpson Strong-Tie ABA 4 in. x 6 in. ZMAX Galvanized Adjustable Post Base
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Simpson Strong-Tie

ABA 4 in. x 6 in. ZMAX Galvanized Adjustable Post Base

$15.47 / each
If you buy 10 or more
$12.73 / each
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Product Overview

Post and Column Bases secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete and are perfect for decks or patio covers. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete, as well as wood. The AB series also offers adjustability around the anchor bolt to achieve optimum post placement. And many models provide a 1 in. standoff from the concrete to help avoid post-end rot from moisture.

  • Attaches a post to existing concrete for decks, patio covers and other top-supported structures
  • Features 1 in. standoff to help prevent rot at post end
  • Slotted for adjustability
  • Designed for versatility, cost-effectiveness and maximum uplift performance
  • Nominal post size: 4 in. x 6 in.
  • Made from 14-Gauge steel
  • Z-MAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16d common nails or #10 x 1-1/2 Strong-Drive SD screws

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.063
Product Height (in.)
5.188
Product Width (in.)
3.563

Details

Base Type
Adjustable Base
Gauge
14
Material
Steel
Number of Pieces
1
Product Weight (lb.)
1.22lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

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Customer Questions & Answers

can this be used for a base for a gate?

can this be used for a base for a gate?
Asked by: vIN
It probably could but I would rather bury the post in concrete to create a more stable support post.
Answered by: retiredTeacher
Date published: 2017-05-30

Why does it say for 4x6 when interior of base is only 3.5" wide?

I purchased a cedar 4x6x8 from a local lumber yard to replace a support pole for my porch. Went to install this base and it only fits on about halfway and wont sit all the way flush into the bottom of the base. The width of the board is 3.75" which is about a 1/4 of an inch wider than the bottom of the base. Just trying to figure out if the board i got is not cut to the normal specs or what.
Asked by: Steve
This is the current industry standard measurements on lumber. 4 x 6 posts are actually 3.5 x 5.5.
Answered by: retiredTeacher
Date published: 2017-05-30

3-1/2 concrete slap 5/8 too big and too long? the shortest anchor bolt I found 4 1/2 in STB2-62412

What's your recommendation for this? I want to use 3/8 x 3 STB2-37300 or 3/8 x 2 3/4 STB2-37234 Will it work? Thank YOU.
Asked by: KenW
It is up to the Designer to evaluate the condition (i.e. concrete strength, thickness, etc.) and specify the appropriate anchor bolt type, length and embedment. I'm sorry we do not have a solution to point to for a 3 1/2" thick slab. Thank you for your inquiry!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2015-09-20

Horizontal Application

I am putting skids for a shed on top of concrete piers. I am wondering if I could install these and lay the 4x4 skids on top of them horizontally. The pictures only show vertical installations and not any horizontal installs. Would the uplift and down specifications still be the same?
Asked by: WeekendWarrior
The ABA series has not be evaluated for horizontal members, but the ABU46Z (and ABU66Z) have. Please see the L-C-ABUBEAM15 engineering letter on the strongtie.com website for allowable loads and complete information. Thank you!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2016-07-28
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Customer Reviews

ABA 4 in. x 6 in. ZMAX Galvanized Adjustable Post Base is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only one anchor& 6screws & extremely easy to install, holds... Only one anchor& 6screws & extremely easy to install, holds very well I would use it again when need be!!
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy fix Nice and easy to use, extended the deck, works great
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Did what it was supposed to do with no problems. Did what it was supposed to do with no problems.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-08-01
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