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E-Z Base™/E-Z Mender™/E-Z Spike™ Fence Products

E-Z Base™/E-Z Mender™/E-Z Spike™

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Replacing an entire fence can be an expensive and difficult task. Simpson Strong-Tie offers a line of products designed to help make reinforcing fence posts easy and economical. The E-Z Base™, E-Z Mender™ and E-Z Spike™ offer simple solutions for all types of fence post projects.

E-Z Spike (Model No. FPBS44)

  • Allows easy installation of 4x4 wood posts without digging holes or pouring concrete
  • Can be used for a variety of applications where quick-to-install posts are needed

E-Z Mender (Model No. FPBM44E)

  • Allows easy repair of rotted or damaged 4x4 wood posts installed in concrete or dirt
  • Reinforces weakened wood posts without having to replace the post or the concrete
  • Installs with #9 x 1 1/2" Strong-Drive® SD Connector screws
  • Sold individually; use in pairs

E-Z Base (Model No. FPBB44)

  • Allows easy installation of 4x4 wood posts on existing concrete

Material

  • 12 gauge

Finish

  • Black powder coat

Installation

  • See flier Make Fence Post Repair E-Z (F-C-EZFPP)
  • Attach post to E-Z Spike or E-Z Base with (8) 1/4" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws or 1/4" HDG lag screws and attach post to E-Z Mender using (6) HDG nails or screws per part
  • Post bases do not provide adequate resistance to prevent rotation about the base and therefore are not recommended for non-top-supported installations such as fences or unbraced carports

Warning

The E-Z Base and E-Z Spike products should not be used for solid fences in excess of 4' in height or that are unprotected from wind forces. These products are not rated for uplift loads, and should not be used with posts for overhead structures or any other structure that requires resistance to wind uplift loads. Notwithstanding the terms of the Limited Warranty, Simpson Strong-Tie does not guarantee, represent or warrant that this product will prevent or reduce damage caused by corrosion, or any seismic, wind, atmospheric, or other load-producing event.

Related Literature

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
FPBB44No evaluation report listing.
FPBM44ENo evaluation report listing.
FPBS44No evaluation report listing.

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
FPBB44
FPBB44 Front View
DWG DXF
FPBB44 Left View
DWG DXF
FPBB44 Right View
DWG DXF
FPBB44 Top View
DWG DXF
None
FPBM44E
FPBM44E Front View
DWG DXF
FPBM44E Left View
DWG DXF
FPBM44E Right View
DWG DXF
FPBM44E Top View
DWG DXF
None
FPBS44
FPBS44 Front View
DWG DXF
FPBS44 Left View
DWG DXF
FPBS44 Right View
DWG DXF
FPBS44 Top View
DWG DXF
None