The CPS is a composite plastic standoff base designed for use with hollow or solid wood columns, both indoors and outdoors. The line includes bases for 4x4, 4x6, 5x5, 6x6, 8x8,10x10 and 12x12 columns. All sizes are tested and load rated. The PBV is a hidden standoff post base. Two different shapes fit a variety of post sizes.
Drill a 3/4"-diameter hole, 10" into the center of the post.
Clean out dust. Fill hole halfway with Simpson Strong-Tie® SET-3G™ epoxy anchoring adhesive.
Insert all-thread rod and allow epoxy to set and cure.
Secure standoff to post using four 0.148" x 3" nails, except PBV which uses four Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws.
Drill a 3/4"-diameter hole per anchor design (see table footnote 2).
Clean out dust. Fill hole halfway with Simpson Strong-Tie SET-3G epoxy anchoring adhesive. Insert post subassembly into hole and allow epoxy to set and cure.
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).