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ABW7-7Z Adjustable Post Base
The ABW is an adjustable retrofit post base that provides a clean look, a 1" standoff and increased capacity to resist uplift loads
ZMAX coating; see Corrosion Information.
Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
See retrofit anchor options.
Place the base, load transfer plate and nut on the anchor bolt. Loosely tighten the nut.
Place the standoff and then the post in the ABW and fasten on three vertical sides (see table for fastener information).
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 (see table below).
Some products may be installed with the Strong-Drive® SD Structural Connector screw
Uplift loads have been increased for wind or earthquake with no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
Downloads may not be increased for short term loading. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for ABW values with structural composite lumber columns.
NAILS: 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long. See other nail sizes and information.
SCREWS: Strong-Drive SD #9x1 1/2" (model SD9112) = 0.131" dia. x 1 1/2" long. Full table loads apply.