These do not have any pre-drilled holes.
I feel that this would be a poor choose for this type project.
Hi Dsx, the color and grain can vary from post to post . The important thing is the ground or above ground contact use for this post. Check with your local Home Depot Store and talk with a professional and they will help you make the product choice. Ret.
Hi Garth, you asked about MSR-1650 (Machine Stress Rated lumber). This is something that you need to check with your local Home Depot Store and ask one of the professionals to check on this for you. They would be able to help you to get the proper post for your job. Ret
Yes it is pressure treated.
Absolutely. I built a pergola with them. They can withstand a lot of weight. Much more than an overhang on a porch.
I suggest talking to someone @ the service desk in your local HD.