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Simpson ABW66RZ Rough Cut 6x6 Adjustable Post Base - Zmax Finish

SKU: ABW66RZ
$27.49

The Strong-Tie ABW 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 ABW66RZ adjustable post base is approved to be installed with the specified nails or with Strong-Drive SD connector screws . The Strong-Tie ABW66RZ post base features a G185 ZMAX galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance and requires the use of hot-dip galvanized fasteners which meet the specifications of ASTM A153.


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.

ABW
  • Place the standoff base and then the post in the ABW and fasten on three vertical sides, using nails or Strong-Drive® SD Connector screws.
  • Make any necessary adjustments to post placement and tighten the nut securely on the anchor bolt.
  • Bend up the fourth side of the ABW and fasten using the correct fasteners.

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

Looking for something different? See the rest of our Simpson Adjustable Post Bases.


California Residents: WARNING

The Strong-Tie ABW series of adjustable post bases provide a 1" standoff for the post and are slotted for adjustability. The "R" series of post bas...

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The Strong-Tie ABW 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 ABW66RZ adjustable post base is approved to be installed with the specified nails or with Strong-Drive SD connector screws . The Strong-Tie ABW66RZ post base features a G185 ZMAX galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance and requires the use of hot-dip galvanized fasteners which meet the specifications of ASTM A153.


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.

ABW
  • Place the standoff base and then the post in the ABW and fasten on three vertical sides, using nails or Strong-Drive® SD Connector screws.
  • Make any necessary adjustments to post placement and tighten the nut securely on the anchor bolt.
  • Bend up the fourth side of the ABW and fasten using the correct fasteners.

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

Looking for something different? See the rest of our Simpson Adjustable Post Bases.


California Residents: WARNING

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finish spec:
ZMAX

manufacturer name:
Simpson Strong-Tie

fasteners required:
- (12) 0.148 x 3" Nails
- (1) 1/2" Concrete Anchor

for treated lumber:
yes

post size:
Rough 6X6

Product Spec Sheet: