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ABA ZMAX Galvanized Adjustable Standoff Post Base for 4x6 Nominal Lumber

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About This Product

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. Many models provide a 1-in standoff from the concrete to help avoid post-end rot from moisture.

Highlights

  • 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: 4x6
  • 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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Product Information

Internet # 100375175

Model # ABA46Z

Store SKU # 669426

Store SO SKU #592854

Specifications

Dimensions: H 5.19 in, W 3.56 in, D 4.06 in

Dimensions

Nominal Post Size (in.)

4x6

Product Depth (in.)

4.06 in

Product Height (in.)

5.19 in

Product Width (in.)

3.56 in

Details

Base Type

Standoff Post Base

Connector Finish

G185 Galvanized

Fasteners Included

Fasteners Not Included

Features

No Additional Features

Gauge

14

Material

Steel

Material Connector Compatibility

Wood to Concrete

Number of Pieces

1

Package Quantity

1

Product Weight (lb.)

1.22 lb

Returnable

90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

212Questions
caret
Q:I bought these along with 5/8” anchor bolts and the corresponding drill bit to use these bases, as advised by multiple strong tie reps in the questions section. I was about to install them but the 5/8” bolts do NOT fit in the slot- PLEASE ADVISE!
by|Jul 9, 2024
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A:  Hi Jessie, thank you for your message. I want to apologize for any confusion within the questions/answers. I did look at a couple and noticed some were referring to ABA66Z instead of the ABA44Z you are using. The ABA44Z does not use a 5/8" anchor bolt but instead a 1/2" anchor bolt. If you need more information or have additional questions, please contact the Simpson Strong-Tie Customer Service team at 800-999-5099. We look forward to hearing from you.​​

by|Jul 10, 2024
    caret
    Q:Does this come with the anchor bolt
    by|Jun 16, 2024
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    A:  Hi Pampa, this is Ricardo with Simpson Strong-Tie. The ABA66Z Post Base installs with a 5/8" diameter anchor bolt that is sold separately.

    by|Jul 9, 2024
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      caret
      Q:How much weight will it hold?
      by|Jun 13, 2024
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      A:  Hi Robert, thank you for your message. We want to make sure we address your question correctly, please contact the Simpson Strong-Tie Customer Service team at 800-999-5099. We look forward to hearing from you! -Stacy

      by|Jun 30, 2024
        1 found this answer helpful
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        Q:What is the max bolt size
        by|Jun 4, 2024
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        A:  Helo Levi, my name is Colin with Simpson Strong-Tie. The ABA66Z requires a single 5/8" diameter anchor. If you need more information or have additional questions, please contact the Simpson Strong-Tie Customer Service team at 800-999-5099. We look forward to hearing from you.​​

        by|Jun 4, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.6 out of 5

          • 4.6 out of 992 reviews
          • 89% recommend this product
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          I used one of these years ago on a four by four that holds up my front porch overhang so it wouldnt soak up water during rain storms and it has worked very well. I recently put a potting bench next to my shed and bought four of these to install on the legs to do the same thing the one on my front porch does.
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          guys don't use this post, very sckecty... I had very bad experience
          guys don't use this post, very sckecty... I had very bad experience
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          Response from Simpson Strong-TieJun 29, 2022
          Hi Sidtah, this is Ricardo with Simpson Strong-Tie. We appreciate your feedback and are very sorry your experience with our ABA was less than ideal. We value your time and would like to look into your concerns with the ABA Post Base. Our Customer Service team is available to talk with you directly and take you through a step-by-step solution. Please call us at 800-999-5099. We look forward to hearing from you.​ SimpsonStrongTie
            1 found this review helpful
            Good Anchor Ties, but not the Best
            Mounts easily, but not the sturdiest base anchor tie for a larger arbor. Had to brace top of 4 arbor corners to keep the light sway down. Originally purchased 4 other stronger Simpson Strong Ties, but they were too big at the base to anchor to an 8” diameter concrete post. I guess I could have bought a 10” Auger bit, but couldn’t justify the 1 time use for over $100.00.
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            Standoff is sturdy, no issues with its strength. Be aware that these fit nominal 6X6 (5.5" X 5.5"...
            Standoff is sturdy, no issues with its strength. Be aware that these fit nominal 6X6 (5.5" X 5.5") posts like a glove. Maybe not the most visually pleasing compared to decorative standoffs, but substantially lower in price. Plan to cover standoff with custom trim at a later date.
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              Secure base for railing post
              I used these to secure the handrail post for my porch to a concrete pad at the base of the stairs. Set in place with threaded rod and epoxy into a drilled hole, and this holds the post securely. Added some structural screw side connectors for additional security
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                Good post base
                I intalled this post base onto a retaining wall. The top of the wall was filled with concrete so I used a Simpson Strong Tie to secure the post base into the concrete.
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                  The bracket securely holds a 6 x 6 post about 1" above the concrete support pier. This will exten...
                  The bracket securely holds a 6 x 6 post about 1" above the concrete support pier. This will extend the life of the wood post by holding it out of contact with the concrete and any water accumulation. In my area, municipal inspectors are requiring this method of post installation as opposed to a buried and set in concrete installation. I recently had to retrofit 3 posts that had rotted at ground level due to that method of installation 20 years ago.
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                  3 found this review helpful
                  6x6 post rotted out - dug out hole and used cylinder form, concrete and this to create a 'pylon' ...
                  6x6 post rotted out - dug out hole and used cylinder form, concrete and this to create a 'pylon' out of concrete with this embedded in the concrete
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                    2 found this review helpful
                    Creates a solid base for posts....
                    Creates a solid base for posts.
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                    2 found this review helpful
                    Worked fine, on one post had to shave some wood then fit great the others. Pounded steel sides an...
                    Worked fine, on one post had to shave some wood then fit great the others. Pounded steel sides and tight as others.
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