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Simpson BC460 4x6 Post Base - G90 Galvanized

Simpson BC460 4x6 Post Base - G90 Galvanized

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The Simpson BC460 4x6 Post Base - G90 Galvanized enhances the strength and stability of your construction projects. These connectors are designed to facilitate the secure connection of beams to posts, ensuring robust and reliable support.

Crafted from durable 18-gauge steel, this post cap features flanges to provide both uplift and lateral resitance while it attians its full allowable load using either common nail or pneumatic nail sizes.

This product is intended for use with 4x6 posts but is also available in other sizes, including 4x, 4x6, 6x, and 8x for both nominal and rough-cut lumber.


  • Connection Type: Designed to connect a beam to a post and flanges provide both uplift and lateral resistance.
  • Lumber Size: Intended for use with a 4x6 post for light-duty connections.
  • Material and Finish: Made from 18-Gauge Steel for durability and finished with G90 Galvanized coating.
  • Allowable Load: Attains full allowable load using either common nail or pneumatic nail sizes.

California Residents: WARNING


Material: 18-Gauge Steel
Post Size: 4x6
Height: 3"
Fasteners required: Post Flange - (6) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails Base Bottom - (4) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails
Thickness: 18 Gauge
Width: 5-1/2"
Finish: G90 Galvanized
Length: 3-3/8"
Manufacturer name: Simpson Strong-Tie
For Treated Lumber: No
Product Guide: View Spec Sheet


-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.

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Shipped fast, perfect for project I needed them for.