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Model # BC40Z

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ZMAX Galvanized Half Base

  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
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Product Overview

  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
Use this base to secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete. This 18-Gauge steel piece is ideal for working on decks or patio covers and reduces the chance of posts splitting. You can install it with 16 D common nails or strong-drive SD screws. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete and wood.
  • Reduces the chance of the post splitting and eliminates nailing into end grain
  • Not recommended for non-top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports)
  • ZMAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16D common nails or 10 x 1-1/2 in. strong-drive SD screws

Product Overview

  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
Model #: BC40Z
Sku #: 208227
Internet #: 100375216

Use this base to secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete. This 18-Gauge steel piece is ideal for working on decks or patio covers and reduces the chance of posts splitting. You can install it with 16 D common nails or strong-drive SD screws. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete and wood.

  • Reduces the chance of the post splitting and eliminates nailing into end grain
  • Not recommended for non-top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports)
  • ZMAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16D common nails or 10 x 1-1/2 in. strong-drive SD screws

Info & Guides

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Key Features

Product Overview
Key Features
  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
Use this base to secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete. This 18-Gauge steel piece is ideal for working on decks or patio covers and reduces the chance of posts splitting. You can install it with 16 D common nails or strong-drive SD screws. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete and wood.
  • Reduces the chance of the post splitting and eliminates nailing into end grain
  • Not recommended for non-top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports)
  • ZMAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16D common nails or 10 x 1-1/2 in. strong-drive SD screws

Product Overview

  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
Model #: BC40Z
Sku #: 208227
Internet #: 100375216

Use this base to secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete. This 18-Gauge steel piece is ideal for working on decks or patio covers and reduces the chance of posts splitting. You can install it with 16 D common nails or strong-drive SD screws. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete and wood.

  • Reduces the chance of the post splitting and eliminates nailing into end grain
  • Not recommended for non-top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports)
  • ZMAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16D common nails or 10 x 1-1/2 in. strong-drive SD screws

Info & Guides

You will need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader to view PDF documents. Download a free copy from the Adobe Web site.

Specifications

Dimensions

Nominal Post Size (in.)
Other
Product Depth (in.)
2.25
Product Height (in.)
3.25
Product Width (in.)
3.563

Details

Base Type
Regular Post Base
Connector Finish
G185 Galvanized
Fasteners Included
Fasteners Not Included
Features
No Additional Features
Gauge
18
Material
Steel
Material Connector Compatibility
Wood to Wood
Number of Pieces
1
Package Quantity
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.36lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Specifications

Dimensions

Nominal Post Size (in.)
Other
Product Depth (in.)
2.25
Product Height (in.)
3.25
Product Width (in.)
3.563

Details

Base Type
Regular Post Base
Connector Finish
G185 Galvanized
Fasteners Included
Fasteners Not Included
Features
No Additional Features
Gauge
18
Material
Steel
Material Connector Compatibility
Wood to Wood
Number of Pieces
1
Package Quantity
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.36lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Questions & Answers

Can I set these in fresh concrete that has an upright bolt in the bottom to anchor fence posts?

Can I set these in fresh concrete that has an upright bolt in the bottom to anchor fence posts?
Asked by: DIYted
no use the required standoff mount
Answered by: jonboy
Date published: 2019-03-12

Can I mount a new 4x4 post on top of an existing 4x4 post which is flash with deck surface? My ol...

Can I mount a new 4x4 post on top of an existing 4x4 post which is flash with deck surface? My old posts are outside of rim joist. There are two posts for each corner. I want to cut them and install new posts inside rim joist. But there are old posts inside flash with surface already.
Asked by: Blackartist
I do not see any reason which you can not use this, I also would use this fatsenr along with it Galvanized Mending Plates. it will make it more secure. I wish you the best of luck .
Answered by: Navid
Date published: 2018-12-13

I want to put a privacy wall on my deck with 6’ 4x4s and 1x6s. Would this work?

Asked by: Sutaman
You would need to better anchor the wall supports to resist wind and pressure from leaning against wall.
Answered by: Bill
Date published: 2018-12-11

Would these be ok to use to mount 4x4 posts on a deck surface to hang curtain rods, curtains and ...

Would these be ok to use to mount 4x4 posts on a deck surface to hang curtain rods, curtains and light strings?
Asked by: DJ
Usable?, yes, but too big for curtain rods .. I used it to prevent bears from access to my garbage container along with a 2 inch iron pipe
Answered by: HomeDepotCustomer
Date published: 2018-05-29
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Customer Reviews

Simpson Strong-Tie ZMAX Galvanized Half Base is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 192.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I used my galvanized half base to accent the wooden columns on my home. (I bought 2 per pole and... I used my galvanized half base to accent the wooden columns on my home. (I bought 2 per pole and they cling perfectly together). A great way to add an industrial element to your homes exterior!
Date published: 2019-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I put 8 of them for 8 patio solar lights... I put 8 of them for 8 patio solar lights clamping on the patio lattice. I don’t want to ruin my aluminum patio with the screws through.
Date published: 2019-08-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from not as true to size as expected, some ran smaller... not as true to size as expected, some ran smaller so 4x4 didn't fit snuggly.
Date published: 2019-10-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good ... Good
Date published: 2019-07-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Well made, Well Sized I use these to fasten 4x4s to concrete patios, and they work well. I just wish all these galvanized products weren't so bloody expensive. We need more competition here, guys, to keep you honest!
Date published: 2014-04-08
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