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Simpson ABU88RHDG Rough Cut 8x8 Adjustable Post Base - Hot Dip Galvanized

Simpson ABU88RHDG Rough Cut 8x8 Adjustable Post Base - Hot Dip Galvanized

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Description:

Notice - This connector is designed for Rough Cut lumber NOT nominal lumber (most common). This will only fit a post that measures an actual 8x8". If you have a nominal post measuring 7-1/2x7-1/2" you will need an ABU88Z Post base


The Strong-Tie ABU series of adjustable post bases provide a 1" standoff for the post and are slotted for adjustability. The "R" series of post bases are designed exclusively for use with rough cut lumber. The Strong-Tie ABU88RHDG post base features a hot-dip galvanized coating. The minimum average coating weight is 2.0 oz./ft2 (per ASTM A123 total both sides). This product requires hot-dip galvanized fasteners (fasteners which meet the specifications of ASTM A153). Anchor bolts are hot-dip galvanized per ASTM F2329.


Features:
  • The slot in the base enables flexible positioning around the anchor bolt, making precise post placement easier
  • The 1" standoff helps prevent rot at the end of the post and meets code requirements for structural posts installed in basements or exposed to weather or water splash

Installation:
  • Use all specified fasteners.
  • Post bases do not provide adequate resistance to prevent members from rotating about the base and therefore are not recommended for non top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports).
  • Place the base, load transfer plate and nut on the anchor bolt. Loosely tighten the nut.

ABU
  • Place the standoff base and then the post in the ABU.
  • Fasten using nails or Strong-Drive SD structural connector screws or bolts (ABU88, ABU1010 – SDS optional).

NOTE: The correct fasteners installed in the correct position must be used to achieve published load values

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California Residents: WARNING

Specifications:


Post Size: Rough 8X8
Fasteners required: - (18) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails Or (8) 1/4" x 3" SDS Screws - (2) 5/8" Concrete Anchors
Finish: Hot Dip Galvanized
Manufacturer name: Simpson Strong-Tie
For Treated Lumber: Yes
Product Guide: View Spec Sheet

Features

-The slot in the base enables flexible positioning around the anchor bolt, making precise post placement easier
-The 1" standoff helps prevent rot at the end of the post and meets code requirements for structural posts installed in basements or exposed to weather or water splash

Installation

-Use all specified fasteners.
-Post bases do not provide adequate resistance to prevent members from rotating about the base and therefore are not recommended for non top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports).
-Place the base, load transfer plate and nut on the an the anchor bolt. Loosely tighten the nut.
ABU
-Place the standoff base and then the post in the ABU.
-Fasten using nails or Strong-Drive SD structural connector screws or bolts (ABU88, ABU1010 – SDS optional).

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× WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information visit: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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