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

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

  • Secures bottom of post or column to concrete
  • Tough, galvanized steel construction resists corrosion
  • Great for deck or patio covers
$18.27 /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: 6 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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what size sakrete tube form should I use with this 6x6 base

Asked by: max3
Call your local building codes department .. be sure to ask them to respond in writing on letterhead.
Answered by: Nathan
Date published: 2016-12-19

Is this post base a true 6 inches across?

Asked by: Anonymous
No, it is not a true 6" across. The 6" size is an industry standard term, just as a two-by-four wood plank is not, necessarily, 2" x 4"; typically, it is 1-1/2" x 3-1/2", but, it's easier to say "two-by-four". In this case, the true measure of the base is 5-1/2" wide on all four sides, which fits a Home Depot 6"x6"x8' pressure treated timber, which I used as a column post for my front porch (again, the 6" in both dimensions is actually 5-1/2"). If you're still wary about it, bring a measuring tape with you to the store, take the post base to whichever piece of lumber you intend on using, and see if it'll fit (if you decide against using the base, be a good shopper and put it back where you found it!).
Answered by: skaizun
Date published: 2016-11-13

Will this product will work with a 6x4 Coluem

Asked by: Anonymous
No, but there are 4x6 versions of this available at Home Depot and they are cheaper!
Answered by: DonC
Date published: 2015-09-20

I'm using pressure treated 6x6 and they are about 1/8" too wide, can I bend the sides a bit to make the posts fit?

Asked by: rick
Chisel out the 1/8" difference and make them flush
Answered by: Everyknight
Date published: 2017-04-06
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ABA 6 in. x 6 in. ZMAX Galvanized Adjustable Post Base is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 47.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I used this for my deck posts. This item is great if you approach it a certain way. Here are a ... I used this for my deck posts. This item is great if you approach it a certain way. Here are a few of my suggestions: When you are setting your j-bolts into the concrete piers, make sure you have enough threading for the base + washer + bolt. I use a piece of tape over the end of the bolt at the depth I want and set it into the concrete to that depth. (keeps the concrete out of the threads, too). When you set your piers and j-bolt you have to be fairly accurate with their location because the adjustment is minimal for the post base. Once the concrete is set and you know exactly where the base needs to go you bolt it tight. Once you get the posts on the base it is hard to loosen and tighten the bolts to make any adjustments. Hope this helps. I'm sure there are more and better suggestions out there, but I have used these many times and each time I "find a better way"
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I use this post base to elevate/isolate posts from concrete. Either the post wrap or a sacraficia... I use this post base to elevate/isolate posts from concrete. Either the post wrap or a sacraficial base is nailed at the bottom to cover the post base and they become invisable. They anchor easily with either an anchor bolt or drill in wedge bolt.
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 6x6 bracket base When used correctly this base securely holds the post in place. Easy to adjust before mounting post. Although costly, this is a requirement for properly mounting a structure laden post.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does exactly what it is supposed to. I used it for a column base to keep the wood off the concre... Does exactly what it is supposed to. I used it for a column base to keep the wood off the concrete outside. I'm just surprised 50 cents of metal costs nearly $20.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simpson Strong-Tie Works like a champ. Fits perfectly on a 6x6 inch pressure treated post. Picture: https://goo.gl/photos/2siSPLqZX7mVcdiX8
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well designed for protection of your support post from moisture intrusion on the bottom. Strong ... Well designed for protection of your support post from moisture intrusion on the bottom. Strong and easy to install.
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-22
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