Yep, $22 for one base. This system is pretty pricey but ended up being a pretty quality system.
Hi John. It has not been tested by EZ Handrail and I am not personally familiar with the Stanford post. Thank you for your question. Dan H. (EZ Handrail Dev. Team)
EZ Handrail does not contain any plastic parts. Dan H. (EZ Handrail Dev. Team)
Yes the low profile base cover is available in white. In search bar type the model# EZBCW-LP Thank you for your consideration, Dan H. (EZ Handrail Dev. Team)