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CBSQ Column Base


The CBSQ uses Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, which allow for fast installation, reduced reveal and high capacity, provides a greater net section area of the column compared to bolts.


  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • Install 1/4" x 2" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, which are provided with the column base. (Lag screws will not achieve the same load.)
  • For full loads, a minimum of 3" side cover shall be provided.
  • 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).

Ordering Information

To order with screws, specify CBSQ-SDS2. To order without screws, specify CBSQ.

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