Simpson BC40R Rough Cut 4x Post Half Base - G90 Galvanized

SKU: BC40R

$19.70

Notice - This connector is designed for Rough Cut lumber NOT nominal lumber (most common). This will only fit a beam that measures an actual 4x4". If you have a nominal beam measuring 3-1/2x3-1/2" you will need a BC40 Post Cap


The Simpson Strong-Tie BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base connections. The BC40R post base is designed to be used with rough cut lumber and is approved to be installed with the specified nails or Strong-Drive SD connector screws. The Strong-Tie BC40R post base features a G90 galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance and requires the use of hot-dip galvanized fasteners which meet the specifications of ASTM A153.


Installation:
  • Use all specified fasteners.
  • Do not install bolts into pilot holes
  • BC: install with 16d commons or 16dx2 1/2" joist hanger nails.
  • 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).
  • To tie multiple 2x members together, the Designer must determine the fasteners required to join members to act as one unit without splitting the wood.

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 BC & BCS Post Caps.


California Residents: WARNING

Notice - This connector is designed for Rough Cut lumber NOT nominal lumber (most common). This will only fit a beam that measures an actual 4x4...

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Notice - This connector is designed for Rough Cut lumber NOT nominal lumber (most common). This will only fit a beam that measures an actual 4x4". If you have a nominal beam measuring 3-1/2x3-1/2" you will need a BC40 Post Cap


The Simpson Strong-Tie BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base connections. The BC40R post base is designed to be used with rough cut lumber and is approved to be installed with the specified nails or Strong-Drive SD connector screws. The Strong-Tie BC40R post base features a G90 galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance and requires the use of hot-dip galvanized fasteners which meet the specifications of ASTM A153.


Installation:
  • Use all specified fasteners.
  • Do not install bolts into pilot holes
  • BC: install with 16d commons or 16dx2 1/2" joist hanger nails.
  • 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).
  • To tie multiple 2x members together, the Designer must determine the fasteners required to join members to act as one unit without splitting the wood.

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 BC & BCS Post Caps.


California Residents: WARNING

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Fasteners Required:
Post Flange - (6) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails Base Bottom - (4) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails

Finish Spec:
G90 Galvanized

Manufacturer Name:
Simpson Strong-Tie

For Treated Lumber:
no

Product Guide Document:
BC-BCS_Post_Caps.pdf

Thickness:
18 Gauge

Product Guide:

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